• About

     

    Welcome to HobokenGirl.com. Our team lives, breathes, eats, and drinks Hoboken and Jersey City lifestyle topics, and know that Hudson County is a unique place filled with entrepreneurs, young professionals, and families {some who have been here for only a few years to others that have been here for four generations} — all which create and add vibrancy to our exciting and diverse Gold Coast.

    The site was founded in 2012 by Jennifer Tripucka as a personal blog, when her love for our mile square turned into a low key obsession combined with a desire to write and share experiences at local businesses in Hudson County. On New Year’s Even 2012, Jen bought the domain name HobokenGirl.com, and since that moment, she decided to devote her extracurricular time to chronicling all adventures that Hoboken and its surrounding areas have to offer — from a female perspective.

    In 2012, Jen was working as a school counselor in a public school in New Jersey, but several years later, she took Hoboken Girl full time in January 2017. The site has grown into a lifestyle website about Hoboken and Jersey City with over 15 contributors and five team members {who do it all as a side hustle and live locally — only two of us are full time!}.

    “It was a big risk and total labor of love-turned-job — and truth be told, I couldn’t have imagined to have it turn into what it is today, let alone do it without my kicka$$ team,” Jen says.

     

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    ^The Hoboken Girl team at the 2019 Hoboken Wellness Crawl, a city-wide event hosted by HobokenGirl.com

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    ^Jordan + Joelle, our volunteer coordinators of Hoboken Girl Helps {+ site contributors}, Jen {HG Founder}, Briana {Contributor}

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    ^HG contributors at Carlo’s Bakery

     

    Things you will find on HobokenGirl.com on a regular basis:

    Events + News

    – The latest and top news stories of what’s happening in Hudson County

    – Weekly events guides about what to do in Hoboken, Jersey City, and the surrounding areas

    – Sharing political updates including a showcase of the candidates, where to register to vote, and local election news

    – Our team also hosts events in Hoboken + Jersey City called #HobokenGirlSocials on a monthly basis

    Food + Drink

    – Restaurants and bar reviews and research — including openings and closings

    – Fun roundups of the best spots for brunch, tacos, BYOB, and so much more

    – Cocktails you *must* put on your tab

    – Bars, events, and other places to eat and drink

    Fashion + Beauty

    – Vintage + local Hoboken and Jersey City boutiques

    – The best spots for your manicure/pedicure and our team’s reviews of local spots

    – Facials, eyebrows, hair salons, and other reviews and experiences by our beauty-obsessed contributors

    Fitness + Health

    Where to work out, what classes to take, and reviews {with scores} of fitness classes

    – Local doctors’ sharing knowledge about various topics

    While kicking back a cocktail now and then, you can also find us drinking something green or gluten- /dairy-free

    – Alternative therapies like reiki, acupuncture, massage — we share the 101 and our true experiences

    Giving Back

    – Our organization called Hoboken Girl Helps hosts charity and fundraiser events on a monthly basis for local residents to get involved and give back to the community

    – We also share where you can volunteer or donate to local non-profits in the area on a monthly basis to keep residents in-the-know

    – Working with several animal rescue organizations, adoptable pets are shared in order to help them find forever homes

    People

    – Entrepreneurs that inspire us locally

    – Hoboken Girl of the Week articles featuring local Hudson County residents that are doing big things

     Brides and wedding features — showcasing the best places to get married, vendors to know, inspiration, and more

    Hoboken Guys roundups are anything to do with the fellas, as we have the lowdown with a crew of Mile Square and Jersey City men

    – Parents and tips for new moms, resources, spots for kids + adults to enjoy in the area

    Lifestyle

    – Photography, Real Estate, Travels, history about the area — you name it, we’re probably covering it. And if not, email us!

    Hoboken Girl Deals

     Looking to snag a steal or try out a new local business? Our deals directory is a collection of local businesses that offer deals to our readers — free of charge. Just pull up our page {or download our iPhone app here which has all our posts in one spot}, show it to the business listed, mention ‘Hoboken Girl’ — and you’ll get hooked up. It’s a great way to discover new hidden gems and go-to spots you’ll grow to love.

     

    -Truly anything else girly, fun, Hoboken- or Jersey City-centric that you need to know…the list really goes on and on.

     

    GET IN TOUCH!

    Questions + General Inquiries: hello@hobokengirl.com

    Our Editor-in-Chief: jennifer@hobokengirl.com

    Event Partnerships: kate@hobokengirl.com

    News tips: news.hobokengirl@gmail.com

    Advertising inquiries: advertising@hobokengirl.com

    Volunteering Opportunities: hobokengirlhelps@gmail.com

    Resumes + Contributor Inquiries: hobokengirlteam@gmail.com

     

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