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“New Jersey’s Bad Boy” Mike Marino Hits Paramount Theatre

Comedian Mike Marino stopped by Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park for two sold-out nights of laughs.

Marino got Up Close and Personal with the crowd, proving why he is called New Jersey’s Bad Boy. A fan commented on Facebook, “Loved your show at the Paramount Saturday! You were awesome. My husband and I had tears in our eyes!”

“I just want to do a shout out and welcome to the stage with me MC/DJ Adam J,” Marino stated in a post on his official Facebook page. Adam J hosted both sold-out shows.

Marino was born in Jersey City. He entered the entertainment industry at an early age and has appeared in over 200 national television commercials. Much success came from a web series titled “Marino 2016,” which chronicled his “run” for President of the United States.

If you want to see this hilarious Garden State native yourself, Marino has another NJ show at the Surflight Theatre in Beach Haven on August 7th. Get your tickets here.


Inauguration Weekend Recap

Don’t let this cold weather bring you down it’s not bringing down New Jersey! Hip New Jersey’s weekend recap holds everything from NBC’s TV series ‘This Is Us’, Melania Trump’s Fashion and all of the sister marches in New Jersey.

Friday- What’s a better way to get through the cold days in January than to watch a heart warming TV show?
New Jersey’s, TV producer and screenwriter Dan Fogelman, has announced to twitter the exciting news that there will be two more seasons of #NBC’s ‘This Is Us’. Fogelman shared a video of the cast finding out the news via Twitter. ‘This Is Us’ is described as a comedy-drama. The first season was heart warming and tear jerking portraying a family filled with love and all of the obstacles they have to face.

Congrats to this amazing cast on taking home the @PeoplesChoice Award for Favorite New TV Drama! #ThisIsUs

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Melania Trump wears the Ralph Lauren ensemble very well and beautifully at President Donald Trumps Inauguration on Friday. Her sophisticated look was a sky-blue tweed cashmere jacket, a mock turtle neck dress and matching gloves and pumps! The outfit chosen on this special day will set the tone to Melania’s style for the rest of her term as First Lady. Ralph Lauren has also designed many of Hillary Clinton’s pant suits. 

Melania in her sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress designed by Ralph Lauren ?

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Saturday, held the Women’s March in Washington D.C to make a statement.Their statements varied from women’s rights and to LGBTQ’s rights and many other reasons. The Women’s March wanted to stand up for their beliefs, but not all could attend Washington D.C.’s march. This lead to many ‘sister marches’ throughout the state. The six places in New Jersey, were Trenton, Asbury park, Mount Laurel, Pompton plains, Westfield and Wycoff. Thousands of men and women attended the marches in New Jersey, one of them being Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen’s wife in Asbury park.  

@womensmarch @asburyparkboardwalk beautiful day with my mom and cousins and friends…

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Sunday-Our home teams may not have made the playoffs but we still have a touch of New Jersey going to the super bowl. New Jersey’s very own Rutgers University graduate, Mohamed Sanu of the Atlanta Falcons scored a touchdown bringing them closer to the Super Bowl on February 5th. Mohamed Sanu was drafted from Rutgers University after being the first freshman to ever start as a wide receiver. It doesn’t end there for New Jersey, another Rutgers University graduate Logan Ryan of the New England Patriots is going to the Super Bowl! Ryan plays as a cornerback for the Patriots. Garden states working hard and will be playing harder come February 5th! 

Super Bowl bound!!!! #Brotherhood #RiseUp!

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Great Team Win #PatsNation

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New Jersey Hall of Fame

Meet the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2016!

There are way too many Garden State greats for this one blog post to handle!

The New Jersey Hall of Fame announced the 15 newest inductees to be honored at this year’s Induction Ceremony on May 7, 2017, at the historic Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

The distinguished Class of 2016 currently includes:

Kelly Ripa (Stratford, NJ)


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Connie Francis (Newark, NJ)

Ray Liotta (Newark, NJ)


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Wyclef Jean of The Fugees (Newark, NJ)


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Carli Lloyd (Mount Laurel, NJ)


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Also included is author Carol Higgins Clark (Washington Twp, NJ), Connie Chung (Middletown, NJ), Businessman Alfred Koeppe (Manasquan, NJ), NY Waterway founder, Arthur Imperatore, Sr. (Fort Lee, NJ), pop-rock musician Tommy James (Cedar Grove, NJ), United States Army officer Philip Kearny (Kearny, NJ), Former President and General Manager of the WNBA New York Liberty Carol Blazejowski (Elizabeth, NJ), heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner (Bayonne, NJ), NFL Pro-bowler Rosey Grier (Roselle, NJ) and activist Peace Pilgrim (Egg Harbor City, NJ).

For more information, visit NJHallOfFame.org.