Category Archives: Scene & Heard

Get the scoop on New Jersey’s hottest and hippest places to see and be seen. From the trendiest fashions and most stylish shopping spots, to delectable dining and eclectic events, Hip New Jersey breaks down the best places to shop, socialize, wine and dine in the Garden State. With sneak peeks at everything you need to know to stay in vogue, #HipNJ exposes everything our beautiful state has to offer.

Lavene Gass on Vision Boards

Media entrepreneur Lavene Gass joined Lisa Marie Latino in the #HipNJ studio to discuss her secret to success.

A friend introduced Gass to vision boards, which became the catalyst of where she is currently. “It’s goal setting,” Gass says of vision boards. “You are mapping it out.”

Gass does vision board seminars, where she has both taught and learned a great deal. “So many women are so down on ourselves,” she says. These vision boards represent hope.

“Just paper and images can really help you attain your goals,” she concludes.

To learn more, click here.

Sportscaster Seth Everett

Sportscaster Seth Everett joined Lisa Marie Latino in the #HipNJ studio to discuss his background and experience in the sports industry.

“I’ve been in sports for a long time,” Everett says. He details his impressive background, which led to him working for MLB, Sirius, ESPN and FOX Sports. Now, Everett is with NBC Sports Radio. “I’m very happy to be there,” he says.

Sports With Friends is the name of Everett’s podcast, on which he discusses all things sports. However, this podcast has a twist. The rule of the show is that all guests have to be his friends.

“It’s been a great ride,” Everett says of his career thus far. To check out his podcast, click here.

NJ Celebs: National Dog Day

Today is #NationalDogDay! (One of the best days of the year, obviously!) To celebrate, #HipNJ has compiled a list of your favorite New Jersey celebrities posing with their canine friends on Instagram.

Brooke Shields (Haworth)


Dog days of summer 🌸

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Joe Jonas (Wyckoff)



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Teresa Guidice (Towaco)


Good Morning from Audriana & Bella 😘

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Zach Braff (South Orange)


Bae and I are house sitting.

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Ashley Tisdale (Monmouth County)


When I tell her there’s no Real Housewives on…

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Halsey (Clark)


missing so much

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Vera Farmiga (Clifton)


The Pupster. #Muppet. #Muppypup

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Elizabeth Gillies (Haworth)


Current & always vibe.

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