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Hip New Jersey Episode 4: Ocean Place Resort and Spa

Meet all of your Hip New Jersey needs by watching and streaming exclusive content on HomeTowne Television® and NJ on Air!

Throughout July, Hip New Jersey can be seen on HomeTowne Television®! Most noteworthy, this local cable station reaches over half a million homes in the Garden State! You can watch #HipNJ every Tuesday at 3 p.m., Wednesday at 11 a.m. and also Friday at 8 p.m. on Verizon 33 & Comcast 36.

Similarly, you can stream Hip New Jersey anytime on the NJ on Air app! NJ on Air is a free service which is now available to download on iOS, Android, Kindle, and also Roku.

Hosted from Ocean Place Resort and Spa in Long Branch, this month’s episode features Lisa Marie Latino‘s sit down with Jason Underberg and Brian Kovener, co-founders of VUE Magazine. The trio chats about how VUE Magazine got its start and what the publication is all about. In addition, it discusses how VUE Magazine is staying ahead of the market!

Other segments on this latest installment include the 50th Anniversary of Jersey City sweet treat shop, Torico’s Ice Cream; the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s 20th Annual Awards Dinner, hosted from The Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange; St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital’s Fashion with Compassion, hosted from The Rockleigh Country Club. Finally, it features an interview and performance by The Happy Fits.

For more information, visit HometowneTV.org and NJOnAir.com.

EXIT 82 CELEBRATING 10 YEARS

EXIT 82 THEATRE PRESENTS THE DROWSY CHAPERONE

Exit 82 Theatre Company opens the Exit 82 Studio Theater on Main Street in Toms River on July 6, 2018 with the company’s revival of the Tony Award winning musical, The Drowsy Chaperone. The space offers a unique, intimate theater experience for its viewers. It is also BYOB for patrons over the age of 21.

“Our hope is for the Exit 82 Studio Theater to become a staple of our community and give a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘community theater,'” says Founder and Executive Producer, Keely Davenport. “We want the Exit 82 Studio Theater to be a place for everyone in our community to not only be entertained but join us to be creative and feel accepted.”

The Drowsy Chaperone features one show-stopping song and dance number after another. In addition, it won five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score.Taking place in a New York apartment, a man takes us through his favorite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical. The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in the chair looks on.

The New York Magazine hails it as “The Perfect Broadway Musical.” The Drowsy Chaperone is a masterful meta-musical, poking fun at all the tropes that characterize the musical theater genre. Furthermore, “It takes you to another world and it gives you a tune to carry in your head.”

The Drowsy Chaperone runs every weekend in July. This includes Fridays and Saturdays at 8p.m. and Sundays at 2p.m. Tickets are general admission and are $25 for adults and $23 for seniors. Group rates and ADA seating are also available. The Exit 82 Studio Theater is located at 73 Main Street, Toms River, NJ. Tickets on sale now at www.exit82theatre.com.

For additional information on show times, and about Exit 82 Studio Theater Click Here!

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Sal Zurzolo on the Garden State Comic Fest

Sal Zurzolo, co-founder of the Garden State Comic Fest, joined Lisa Marie Latino in the #HipNJ studio to discuss the convention hitting the Mennen Arena in Morristown on July 8 and 9.

Zurzolo says that his business partner David O’Hare thought it would be a great idea if New Jersey had its very own Comic-Con. So, they launched their first show in January, 2014. “It was a big success, so we built from there,” he states.

What is there to see at the Garden State Comic Fest? “Let’s start with the comic books,” Zurzolo says. “We pride ourselves in being a real comic book convention.” Vendors sell comics ranging from Golden Age to modern.

There is also a great following from the cosplay community. “It’s not just superhero costumes,” Zurzolo says. “You never know what you’re going to see.”

People from all over are coming to this New Jersey event. Click here to get tickets.

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