• 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.

    ^Jennifer Tripucka, founder of HobokenGirl.com

    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.

    ^Some of the HG team at our #BokenBeachParty this summer

    hoboken girl team

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

    hoboken girl team

    ^HG contributors at our holiday party last year

    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 — from openings to closings

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

    – Cocktails you *must* put on your tab

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

    Fashion + Beauty

    – Vintage + local Hoboken and Jersey City boutiques

    – Features of stylish ladies and gents in our street style series

    – 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

    – 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

     

    Follow us on social media:

    @HobokenGirlBlog on all platforms

    Join our Facebook group to connect with other local residents!

    17 comments

    • Hi there,

      Big fan. Really enjoy your tips and reviews of local places, this has become my new blog. Just have 2 questions:

      1. Do you have any suggestions for a salon that does threading?
      2. Do you have a team of people, or is it just you running this show?

      Thank you! Keep up the fantastic blog!
      Alie

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    • Hello Jen,
      I am a jeweler and metalsmith located at the Monroe Arts Center, Hoboken NJ. I would like to invite you to an event that I am hosting to experience an evening at EatMetal, Inc.

      Please join me for an evening of making beautiful bling, drinks, nibbles and cheer.

      Thursday, February 20th From 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
      EatMetal, Inc.
      720 Monroe Suite E511
      Hoboken, NJ

      Please Respond by February 11th
      To Elizabeth at eatmetal@mac.com or 201.926.9620

      Looking forward to seeing you in the studio!

      Reply
    • Hi!
      I’m following up on email I sent a few weeks back about guest posting for you website, . I work for Modernize.com and we’re a new home design, decorating, and remodeling website hoping to expand our audience. We’ve written for some pretty cool sites like The Huffington Post and Apartment Therapy and I think we can provide some pretty awesome content for your readers.
      Here are a couple examples of recent articles our writers have written:
      Small Space Gym Ideas – http://www.theskinnyonhealth.com/2015/01/12/small-space-home-gyms/
      Fancy Home Gyms – http://mizzfit.com/blog/post/id/854-fancy-home-gyms—get-ideas-to-build-your-own-.sls
      Let me know if you’re interested and we can get started right away!
      Thanks!
      Kelsey

      Reply
    • Hi Jen
      I am exploring the posibilty of invert in Usa and me and my gua and were thinking in open a bussuness un hoboken…. We lived there fíe a couple of years and we felt in love with that mile square so definetly
      We would love to laern more abolir bussines flor sale, rents, etc… Hope you can give us an advice.
      Regards,
      Paula

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      • Hi Paula,
        My advice is to work with a knowledgeable commercial real estate consultant that can guide you through the search process of space acquisition, financing, etc. Contact me for friendly advice, no commitment needed. I’ve with start ups in the fields of restaurants, marketing and service provider start ups.

        Reply
    • Hello!
      Im thinking of moving to Hoboken but have no idea about local school districts and schooling in the area. We have two toddlers. Can you recommend a good real estate broker?
      Thanks,
      R

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    • Hello, I am considering moving to Hoboken. I know very little about it and I was wondering if anyone out there would be open to answering some questions about I have about living there? It would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much!

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      • Hello Ami S.,

        My name is Nemesis Noel, and I am a real estate agent specializing in the Jersey City Heights and Hoboken area. I work for a boutique real estate firm in Hoboken. I would be more than happy to help you with any questions you may have. Feel free to contact me at any time. Good luck!

        Email: REAgentNNoel@gmail.com
        Cell: 201-640-7471

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    • Hi! Quick question.. I am a former dancer and ever since I moved to Hoboken two years ago I haven’t been able to find an adult dance studio for ballet jazz and hip hop. Do you know of any? Thanks!

      Reply
    • Hey Kate,

      My name is Tim Horton and I’m the advertising partnerships manager at JvPartnersNow.

      We would like to advertise some of our Lifestyle & Family related clients on your blog.

      Can you please let me know what types of Advertising options you offer ?

      Thanks in advance for the Details !

      Take care,

      Tim Horton
      Partnerships-Manager
      JvPartnersNow

      Reply

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