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Torico Ice Cream Celebrates 50 Years!

Torico Ice Cream Parlor is celebrating their 50th Anniversary on July 8, and #HipNJ has the scoop!

We spoke with the beautiful family that started and maintained this Jersey City staple– Pete and Pura Berrios, the original founders; their children, Christine Berrios, Denise Berrios, Carolyn Berrios-Gantaifis and Vicky Berrios; their grandchildren, Steven Berrios, Christopher and Dreá Gantaifis, and Alia and Noah Badran; and some of their stellar employees, Vicky Thomas, Nicky Centron, Dawn Estrada and Julie Hansen.

Their story is one of pure inspiration and totally embodies the American dream. Pete and Pura Berrios are immigrants from Puerto Rico, and they started their business with the intention of simply sharing some of their homeland favorites with their new neighborhood. However, that idea exploded into one of the longest-running and successful businesses in Hudson County! Favorites among Torico faithful include Rocky Road, Chocolate Blackout, Banana Peanut Butter Chunk and Coconut Joy.

Learn more by watching the video here.

To commemorate 50 years, the Jersey City shop is taking over Erie Street from 12 to 4pm, treating guests to sweet free samples, prizes and more fun. Stay tuned to #HipNJ n more event details!

For more information on Torico’s Ice Cream, click here!

What is your favorite Torico Ice Cream Flavor?

New Jersey’s Best Ice Cream

Summer is just around the corner! With today’s beautiful weather in mind, #HipNJ figured that it is the perfect day to get some ice cream. So, we put together a list of some of the best NJ spots to get yourself a cone!

Magnifico’s (East Brunswick)


Perfect day for Pineapple Dole Whip 🍍#magnificosicecream #dolewhip #dairyfree #deliciousness

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The Bent Spoon (Princeton)

Milk Sugar Love (Jersey City)


NOW SWIRLING Chocolate Hazelnut soft serve! We love it with our handmade Oreo crumb on top 😍 #milksugarlove

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Gelotti Ice Cream (Paterson)


Coming soon: Blackberry Cabernet sorbet! 🍷🍦

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Summer Sweets (Lavallette)


Life is short but sweet for certain.

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Enjoy, and be sure to post your ice cream on Instagram to make all your friends jealous!

National Sundae Day

Happy National Sundae Day! Even though it’s getting closer to winter that is still not an excuse to have a sundae especially on National Sundae Day! So indulge your sweet tooth.

Sundae Best in Avalon

Where'd you spend your Sunday night?

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Holstens’ Brookdale Confectionary in Bloomfield

Cliff’s Homemade Ice Cream in Ledgewood

Sundae funday #icecream #icecreamsundae #sundae #dessert #foodpics #food #foodstagram

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Sundaes The Ice Cream Place in Toms River, Point Pleasant, Manasquan and Aberdeen

God bless ?? #sundaes #peanutbutteroverload

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Applegate Farm in Montclair

I want s'mores please PC:@lilzein

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Happy National Sundae Day!