This weekend was jam-packed with “good news” for #HipNJ! While you were busy with Mother’s Day festivities, here’s what you may have missed around the Garden State:
This sight to this song was almost too much to handle 😭 #MyWay #Sinatra #DerekJeterNight @Yankees pic.twitter.com/rPvaOw9xs2
— Lisa Marie Latino (@LisaMarieLatino) May 14, 2017
Pequannock-born Derek Jeter and his family entered Yankee Stadium for his number retirement ceremony to the classic voice of Hoboken native Frank Sinatra! No New York Yankees player will ever again wear the iconic 2 that DJ’s sported throughout his career. Thanks for the memories, Captain! #Re2pect
In other news, Miss New Jersey USA Chhavi Verg was named runner-up in the 2017 Miss USA competition! However, if it were up to some viewers, she would have taken the big prize home. NJ.com has more.
Enter Sandman! Metallica rocked out MetLife Stadium for a Mother’s Day concert extravaganza. The legendary heavy metal group has been very vocal on how friends in New Jersey helped them get their start!
Steven Van Zandt received an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Rutgers University yesterday , in the school’s graduation ceremony at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway – May 14,2017 #stevenvanzandt #littesteven #rutgers #rutgersuniversity #doctorofart #degree #graduacion #cermony I#highpointsolutionsstadium #piscataway #congrats #congratulations #estreet #estreetband #estreetfans #estreetnation #springsteenfans #brucespringsteenfans #hellesspringsteencorner #HBC
Finally, congratulations to Rutgers University‘s Class of 2017! They celebrated with a inspirational commencement speech by E Street Band‘s Steven Van Zandt.