NJ Celebrities: National Dog Day

By Kenneth Barilari

Today is #NationalDogDay, and we are so excited! Nothing is better than the love of a dog, and your favorite #NJCelebs know it! #HipNJ has compiled a list of your favorite New Jersey celebrities posting some furry friends on Instagram.

Ashley Tisdale (Monmouth County)

Christina Milian (Jersey City)

Can’t sleep so I was going thru my videos on phone & came across this moment. We made the best memories in Toronto. ❣

A video posted by Christina Milian (@christinamilian) on

Zach Braff (South Orange)

Roscoe as a puppy.

A photo posted by Zach Braff (@zachbraff) on

Kelly Ripa (Starford)

Now Chewie thinks she’s a model. Fame has gone straight to her head.

A photo posted by Kelly Ripa (@kellyripa) on

Teresa Guidice (Towaco)

@_giagiudice with Bella ❤️

A photo posted by Teresa Giudice (@teresagiudice) on

Charlie Puth (Rumson)

A photo posted by Charlie Puth (@charlieputh) on

Joe Jonas (Wyckoff)

Chillin with the homie @itsdougthepug before the Nashville show

A photo posted by J O E J O N A S (@joejonas) on

Lea Michele (Tenafly)

Orly’s first swim! @becbecbobec 🐶🐶🐶

A video posted by Lea Michele (@msleamichele) on

Zoe Saldana (Passaic)

Wendy Williams (Asbury Park)

Woof! Shaquille is 8 months old today! So cute & precious!!! #mydogshaq 🐶🐾🐾

A photo posted by Wendy Williams (@wendyshow) on

Jack Antonoff (Bergenfield)

they finally showered

A photo posted by jack antonoff (@jackantonoff) on

Tara Reid (Wyckoff)

This is what you call #puppylove

A photo posted by Tara Reid (@tarareid) on

Brooke Shields (Haworth)

“This is what I really look like”

A photo posted by Brooke Shields (@brookeshields) on

Martha Stewart (Jersey City)

Rolling out of bed hot dog style 🌭 #marthastewartpets photo by @piggyandpolly

A photo posted by Martha Stewart (@marthastewart) on

Be sure to snap a photo of your dog and post it using the hashtag, #NationalDogDay, and give your pal some extra special love and attention to celebrate. I am sure they will appreciate it.


HipNJ Celebrates National Waffle Day

By Kenneth Barilari

Today is #NationalWaffleDay! To celebrate, #HipNJ has compiled a list of some of the best places in New Jersey to get yourself some delicious waffles.


700 Bloomfield Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042


Shut Up and Eat!
804 Main St.
Toms River, NJ 08753


OC Surf Café
715 E 8th St.
Ocean City, NJ 08226


Skylark Diner & Lounge
17 Wooding Ave.
Edison, NJ 08817


Country Pancake House
140 E Ridgewood Ave.
Ridgewood, NJ 07450


The Original Pancake House
15 the Promenade
Edgewater, NJ 07020

Now that you know where to go, get yourself some waffles to celebrate this very special day!



Jefferson Lane Unveils Organic Bedding Collection

Jefferson Lane, a New Jersey-based online bedding and textiles retailer, has launched a premium 100% organic cotton bedding collection. The collection is sold exclusively on the company’s website.

The new collection includes cotton sheet sets, duvet covers and pillowcases, made from organic and fair trade cotton, sourced and woven in India.bed4

The founders, Anand and Dimple Talreja of Hoboken, named the company after the street that they live on – Jefferson Street. “We sleep better knowing that our products are manufactured responsibly and our consumers are receiving great quality at a fair price,” they state on their site. The inspiration for Jefferson Lane came from their frustration over finding affordable premium bedding.

“Our goal is a brand that promotes a healthy lifestyle, while raising the quality of life for the people actually making these products,” said Anand.bed3

Jefferson Lane’s timeless designs feature sheet sets in classic hem and satin hem in two color options. The sets include a flat sheet, fitted sheet and two pillowcases and are available in sizes ranging from Twin to California King. The sets range from $150 to $200. Pillowcases are available in standard size and range from $45 to $55. The collection also offers a pure white duvet cover in two sizes from $175 to $185.ed2

To further the company’s commitment to giving back to the community, Jefferson Lane encourages consumers to donate their gently used bedding in exchange for a discount on their next purchase. For more information, visit Donate & Receive.

For more information or to shop now, visit bed5

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