Category Archives: Philanthropy

Hip List Picks: Step into Spring with Rhino Flops

#HipNJ’s Maria Falzo is kicking off the March #HipList with Rhino Flops! Spring is right around the corner, and this brightly colored footwear is what your feet have been longing for all winter.

With tons of personality, these quality, Brazilian-crafted flip flops are perfect for your vacay style, or even your stay-cay style.  Each pair is created with colors and images that evoke the beauty found in nature.

And because kindness never goes out of style, each pair sold gives back to Africa’s Thula Thula Conservation Fund, which dedicates itself to giving rhinos and other animals a fighting chance for survival.

Rhino Flops are available online at RhinoFlops.com or at Boutique 161 in Morristown, NJ.

You can win your own pair of Rhino Flops from #HipNJ! Here’s how to enter our giveaway:

  1. Follow #HipNJ on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
  2. Find our RhinoFlops contest post.
  3. Refer to the post’s rules.

Hurry – our #HipList winners will be picked at the end of March!

Giving Tuesday 2018

Giving Tuesday 2018 with Trinitas Health Foundation

Happy Giving Tuesday 2018! For the third consecutive year, #HipNJ will be shining a spotlight on the wonderful initiatives of the Trinitas Health Foundation.

Join us in our support of Trinitas Health Foundation’s #PeaceOfMind campaign to help renovate the Behavioral Health Facilities at Trinitas Regional Medical Center.

Donate today and have your #GivingTuesday gift DOUBLED; $20 becomes $40, $30 becomes $60, $50 becomes $100!! THANK YOU for your kindness!!

Donate online or call the Trinitas Health Foundation at (908) 994-8249 (8:30am – 4:30pm). You can also contribute directly on Facebook.

Learn more about #PeaceOfMind by watching the below videos:

Bin 14’s 10th Anniversary!

Back in November 2008, Chef Anthony Pino and his wife/business parter Liz Pino opened Bin 14, which became Hoboken’s first and only wine bar. Today, with its snug atmosphere and Italian tapas menu, is constantly raved about by many guests and wine lovers. The New York Times featured the restaurant on their 2018 Wine Spectator Award of ExcellenceBin 14 continues to be featured in “Best Wine List” votes.

This year, the Pino’s celebrate 30 years of marriage, along with 30 years of business in their hometown, Hoboken. This November marks the 10th Anniversary Bin 14 which definitely calls for a celebration! 

The event is perfect for seasoned wine connoisseurs and newbies. Guests will experience a walking tasting tour of over 20 wineries throughout the restaurant and it’s backyard. Chef Pino will also be serving his favorite small plates from the new fall menu! There will be raffles taking place throughout the night and a portion of the proceeds will go toward Hudson County CASA

Chef Anthony Pino is one of New Jersey’s best chefs. He is adored for his fresh and favorable style, blending Italian flavors with traditional American and French cuisine. The couple celebrate a total of 30 years of business due to Bin 14’s 10th anniversary, as well as the 20th anniversary of their flagship restaurant, Anthony David’s

Anthony David’s began in 1998 as a gourmet catering place and expanded in 2002, becoming one of Hoboken’s favorite brunch, dinner and catered event spots. In 2013, Anthony David’s became an all-day trattoria. 

The Pino’s take pride in their businesses and their hometown. Join them this year in a celebratory toast to the them, their businesses, and to Hoboken! Check out the event listing in our calendar