Our very own Lisa Marie Latino reported live from the Annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Night, which took place at The Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange.
The event was held to recognize police officers, firefighters and local educators to celebrate their loyal service to the community.
West Orange Chamber of Commerce Board Member Susan McCarthey told Latino about the buiding’s green initiatives. “Electric charging stations, solar roofs and a lot more of going green,” she said.
Throughout the years, The Wilshire Grand Hotel has received a number of awards in a variety of categories. The hotel has also consistently received the Certificate of Excellence, along with the Green Leader Award from Tripadvisor.
To learn more about The Wilshire Grand Hotel, click here
Makeup mogul Bobbi Brown is opening The George Inn with her husband, Steven Plofker. #HipNJ has the scoop on the boutique hotel in the heart of Montclair.
The couple transformed a once forgotten Georgian Inn into a 32-room design-minded hotel. Brown spoke with Vogue earlier this month, calling Montclair “the Brooklyn of New Jersey,” making it the perfect location for their latest business venture.
Each room was specifically designed to feel different from the rest while maintaining a sophisticated and chic style. The vision for the project was to create a hotel that is welcoming, comfortable, interesting and ever-evolving, and the couple is excited to offer guests a unique and exciting experience.
The hotel is expected to open in the spring. For more information, click here.
Long Branch’s premier boutique hotel, Bungalow Hotel, has been recognized as one of the best hotels in its region in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers Choice Awards.
Over 300,000 readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, voting on a record-breaking 7,320 hotels and resorts, 610 cities, 225 islands, 468 cruise ships, 158 airlines, and 195 airports.
Opened in 2009, Bungalow Hotel in Long Branch is the New Jersey Shore’s first authentic boutique, luxury, lifestyle hotel. The beach-mod hotel decor has been carefully chosen by husband and wife duo, Cortney and Robert Novogratz. It is the sister property of Sonoma, California’s newly opened Timber Cove Resort. Located in Pier Village, just steps from endless sand beaches and the refreshing Atlantic Ocean, Bungalow is stylish and modern, yet playful and inviting.
The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 24, 2017. The full list is published exclusively online, at www.CNTraveler.com/rca.