Childhood Dreams Come True: Watch NJ 20-Something Siblings On 'Amazing Race' Childhood Dreams Come True: Watch NJ 20-Something Siblings On 'Amazing Race'
Childhood Dreams Come True: Watch NJ 20-Something Siblings On 'Amazing Race' A pair of New Jersey siblings will be competing on the latest season of "The Amazing Race" on CBS. Maya Mody, 20, and Rohan Mody, 23, both students from Monmouth Junction, will be participating the in 36th race around the sun, premiering Wednesday, March 13. "This was a dream we both have shared since we were kids and still cannot believe that we get to call ourselves racers," the siblings said on Instagram. Maya is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh, where she made Dean's List last fall. Rohan graduated Magna Cum Laude from George Washington University with his bachelor's in neurosc…
Burn-Away Cakes Are Super Hot Right Now: Here's Where To Get One In North Jersey Burn-Away Cakes Are Super Hot Right Now: Here's Where To Get One In North Jersey
Burn-Away Cakes Are Super Hot Right Now: Here's Where To Get One In North Jersey Burn-away cakes could be the hottest cakes on the market — literally. While the technique isn't a new one, burn-away cakes started going viral on TikTok in early 2024, Eater reports. Justin Ellen, a 21-year-old Passaic baker who you may recognize from Netflix, was inspired to make his "Mean Girls" themed burn-away cake after seeing Denise Steward's New Year's cake go viral. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Everything Just Baked ! (@everythingjustbaked) "It seems intimidating, but it isn't," Ellen said. "It's super, super simple."…
Millie Bobby Brown Details Near-Catastrophic Proposal By NJ's Jake Bongiovi On 'Tonight Show' Millie Bobby Brown Details Near-Catastrophic Proposal By NJ's Jake Bongiovi On 'Tonight Show'
Millie Bobby Brown Details Near-Catastrophic Proposal By NJ's Jake Bongiovi On 'Tonight Show' Moms are always right. At least Millie Bobby Brown's mom was when it came to her engagement to New Jersey's Jake Bongiovi, whose father is rocker Jon Bon Jovi. The "Stranger Things" star for the first time spilled the deets on Bongiovi's proposal on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." Brown, 20, tells Fallon that she and 21-year-old Bongiovi, of Middletown, bonded over diving and got their licenses together. They were on a diving trip when Bongiovi proposed. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Millie Bobby Brown (@milliebobbyb…
Viva La Bam! 'Jackass' Star Skateboards In Hoboken Viva La Bam! 'Jackass' Star Skateboards In Hoboken
Viva La Bam! 'Jackass' Star Skateboards In Hoboken Bam Margera brought his board to Hoboken. The star of "Jackass" and "Viva La Bam" shared a photo of himself skateboarding in the city at Castle Point Skate Park on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Margera said he was doing an interview with US Weekly. View this post on Instagram A post shared by BAM (@bam__margera) It has been an eventful few months for Margera, who got engaged to model Danii Marie last fall. In December, Margera celebrated 120 days of sobriety with a shoutout from Mark Wahlberg.  View this post on Instagram …
Holsten's Selling Famous 'Sopranos' Booth: 'Don't Do It' Holsten's Selling Famous 'Sopranos' Booth: 'Don't Do It'
Holsten's Selling Famous 'Sopranos' Booth: 'Don't Do It' Have you ever wanted to re-create "The Sopranos" finale and be as authentic as possible? Now is your chance. Holsten's Ice Cream, Chocolate & Restaurant in Bloomfield is selling the exact booth Tony Soprano and his family sat in the final scene of the iconic TV show as tension built, onion rings were eaten, "Don't Stop Believing" was playing and the screen inexplicably cut to black.  Tony Soprano The restaurant said on Instagram the booths are structurally not safe, having been repaired many times over 60 years.  "The time has come," the restaurant wrote. "All good things …
It's Always Sunny In Hoboken: Rob McElhenney Serves Up Whiskey Shots It's Always Sunny In Hoboken: Rob McElhenney Serves Up Whiskey Shots
It's Always Sunny In Hoboken: Rob McElhenney Serves Up Whiskey Shots A co-owner of Paddy's Pub in Philadelphia decided to visit the bars in Hoboken. Rob McElhenney, who co-created and stars in "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," visited two bars and a Shoprite in Hoboken on Tuesday, Feb. 27. The actor was in town to promote his new Irish-American whiskey, Four Walls, which he crafted with his "Always Sunny" co-stars Glenn Howerton and Charlie Day.  McElhenney tended bar at Wicked Wolf as they hosted a tasting of the whiskey.  Wicked Wolf Instagram In keeping with tradition at the Hoboken bar, he also popped confetti. ChiBids Instagram He al…
Everybody Loves Phil: Creator Of Hit TV Show Signing Books In North Jersey Everybody Loves Phil: Creator Of Hit TV Show Signing Books In North Jersey
Everybody Loves Phil: Creator Of Hit TV Show Signing Books In North Jersey Phil Rosenthal went from loving Raymond to loving food. The "Everybody Loves Raymond" co-creator and host of Netflix's "Somebody Feed Phil," where he travels around the world trying local cuisine, is signing copies of his new children's book "Just Try It!" on Wednesday, March 6 at 6 p.m. at Bookends in Ridgewood, along with his daughter, Lily. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Phil Rosenthal (@phil.rosenthal) "Just Try It!" sees Phil, who tries everything once, taking his daughter Lily, who only eats bread and pasta, to a food truc…
Hello, Hoda! Today Show Anchor Hosting Book Signing In New Jersey Hello, Hoda! Today Show Anchor Hosting Book Signing In New Jersey
Hello, Hoda! Today Show Anchor Hosting Book Signing In New Jersey Hoda Kotb, the co-anchor on "The Today Show" is ready to bring some hope to Bergen County. Kotb is signing copies of her new children's book, "Hope is a Rainbow" on Monday, March 4 at 6 p.m. at Bookends in Ridgewood. The book, meant for kids ages 4 to 8, is about teaching kids to reach for their dreams, whether they are as big as the sky or small as a bowl of a purple ice cream, according to a synopsis.  This is Kotb's third children book. She previously wrote "I've Loved You Since Forever," and "You Are My Happy." To purchase tickets for the signing, click here.
Is Hailey Mia Going To Hollywood? Watch Clifton Teen's 'American Idol' Audition Is Hailey Mia Going To Hollywood? Watch Clifton Teen's 'American Idol' Audition
Is Hailey Mia Going To Hollywood? Watch Clifton Teen's 'American Idol' Audition A New Jersey teen who finished fourth on NBC's "The Voice" in 2021 will have a second shot at fame Sunday, Feb. 25. ** WARNING: The following news story contains spoilers ** Hailey Mia, 16, of Clifton, serenaded "American Idol" judge Katy Perry with her own song, "Rise" — as well as Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie — for her audition. Anyways, Hailey's going to Hollywood. View this post on Instagram A post shared by hailey mia 🧚‍♀️ (@officialhaileymia) Katy called the performance inspiring, saying she has full body chills "even in places I've b…
Shot Girl: Kylie Kelce Thrills Fans At Jersey Shore Bar (VIDEO) Shot Girl: Kylie Kelce Thrills Fans At Jersey Shore Bar (VIDEO)
Shot Girl: Kylie Kelce Thrills Fans At Jersey Shore Bar (Video) NFL wife and Montgomery County, PA native Kylie Kelce thrilled revelers at a Sea Isle City bar last weekend. The 31-year-old who is married to Philadelphia Eagle Jason Kelce, was captured in a video jamming out behind the bar at The Ocean Drive last weekend. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Word to the Wise (@wttwpodcast) Video captured by Franki Rudnesky was shared by wttwpodcast on Instagram. The Kelces were in town for Mike's Seafood's annual Autism Benefit Polar Walk. View this post on Instagram …
Hundreds Line Up To Meet 50 Cent At Stew Leonard's In Paramus Hundreds Line Up To Meet 50 Cent At Stew Leonard's In Paramus
Hundreds Line Up To Meet 50 Cent At Stew Leonard's In Paramus 50 Cent can still draw a crowd. The legendary "Candy Shop" and "In Da Club" rapper hosted a bottle signing of his new Branson Cognac and Chemin du Roi champagne at Stew Leonard's on Wednesday, Feb. 21, attracting a crowd of hundreds of people. A few hundred fans lined up to see Musician and entrepreneur Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. 50 Cent held a bottle signing... Posted by Paramus Police Department on Thursday, February 22, 2024 50 Cent a.ka. Curtis Jackson had previously done a signing at Stew Leonard's in Westchester County, NY.  Blake Leonard, the president of Stew Leonard's…
Grammy Winning Violinist Performs At North Jersey Restaurant Grammy Winning Violinist Performs At North Jersey Restaurant
Grammy Winning Violinist Performs At North Jersey Restaurant Want to see one of the newest Grammy winners? All you have to do is head right to a restaurant in Bergen County. Lorenza Ponce is the in-house violinist at Elia Mediterranean Restaurant in East Rutherford, performing there regularly. Congratulations to our in-house violinist @lorenzaponce for her win at the 2024 Grammys! We are so happy that the @... Posted by Elia Mediterranean Restaurant on Monday, February 19, 2024 Ponce won a Grammy for Best New Age, Ambient or Chant Album, for her work on the LP "So She Howls." View this post on Instagram …
ICU Nurse From Bergen County Dishes On 'Next Level Chef' ICU Nurse From Bergen County Dishes On 'Next Level Chef'
ICU Nurse From Bergen County Dishes On 'Next Level Chef' With just two weeks notice, Christina Miros, a Bergen County native, found herself getting ready to fly to Ireland to compete on the new season of  "Next Level Chef." Miros, a Dumont native who lives in River Vale, is a contestant on the third season on the FOX cooking show hosted by Gordon Ramsey. And when she's not serving up culinary delights in the kitchen she works as a nurse in the intensive care unit. On "Next Level Chefs", Ramsay, Nyesha Arrington and Richard Blais mentor the chefs as they face "unique" challenges on three different kitchen levels — literally. Contestants…
NJ Police Detective Competes On FOX Cooking Show 'Next Level Chef' NJ Police Detective Competes On FOX Cooking Show 'Next Level Chef'
NJ Police Detective Competes On FOX Cooking Show 'Next Level Chef' A New Jersey police detective is putting her cooking skills to the test. Alexandra Donnadio, a Hillsborough native who works for in ballistics for the Essex County Sheriff's Department, is a home chef competing on the hit FOX cooking competition "Next Level Chef." View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alexandra Donnadio (@cookingwithzandge_s) The 24 contestants are split up into three different groups, comprised of eight chefs each: Home chefs, professional chefs, and social media chefs.  Meanwhile, Celebrity chefs Gordon Ra…
Account Exec From NJ Shines On Hit Netflix Dating Experiment 'Love Is Blind' Account Exec From NJ Shines On Hit Netflix Dating Experiment 'Love Is Blind'
Account Exec From NJ Shines On Hit Netflix Dating Experiment 'Love Is Blind' An account executive from New Jersey is setting out to discover if love is truly blind. John "Johnny" McIntyre, 27, whose LinkedIn profile says he attended Somerville High School, is among the 30 men and women on Season 6 of the hit Netflix dating show "Love Is Blind," which aptly debuted on Valentine's Day. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Johnny McIntyre (@johnny__mcintyre) That of a dating experiment, cast members — who this season are all from the Charlotte, NC, area — will go on dates from either side of a wall, without…
Rapper Waka Flocka Flame Befriends NJ Restaurant Owners Rapper Waka Flocka Flame Befriends NJ Restaurant Owners
Rapper Waka Flocka Flame Befriends NJ Restaurant Owners A chart-topping rapper dropped by a New Jersey restaurant over the weekend, and left a lasting impression on its owners. The owners of Cafe Bello in Bayonne shared a photo with "No Hands" singer Waka Flocka Flame on Saturday, Feb. 10. "A warm welcome to our new friend Waka Flocka Flame. Waka was a pleasure last night at cafe bello. He ordered the shrimp vodka pizza and some penne vodka," the restaurant on 1044 Avenue C said on Facebook. "It’s no surprise our best seller was also a hit with this special guest. To end the meal, an Italian espresso to get his evening started! "Shrimp vo…
Don't Miss Elizabeth Artist On 'Survivor 46' Don't Miss Elizabeth Artist On 'Survivor 46'
Don't Miss Elizabeth Artist On 'Survivor 46' The Garden State is going to be well represented on the next season of "Survivor," which premieres Thursday, Feb. 28. Two contestants in the upcoming 46th season of the venerable reality show call New Jersey home- Soda Thompson, a Lake Hopatcong resident and Tiffany Nicole Ervin, a native of Franklin Township who lives in Elizabeth. Soda Thompson, 27 is a special education teacher who enjoys singing, talking walks and doing random crafts, according to a cast biography. She said she plans to play a game mirroring the 42nd season. View this post on Instagram …
NJ Woman Behind Elmo's Viral Tweet In Disbelief: 'Wildest Week Of My Life' NJ Woman Behind Elmo's Viral Tweet In Disbelief: 'Wildest Week Of My Life'
NJ Woman Behind Elmo's Viral Tweet In Disbelief: 'Wildest Week Of My Life' Elmo checked in. And the internet responded. Christina Vittas, 25, a Wayne native who now lives in Hoboken, is the social media manager for Sesame Street's furry red monster. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Christina Vittas (@c_vittas) On Jan. 29, Vittas tweeted out a seemingly innocent question to Elmo's followers. "Elmo is just checking in! How is everybody doing?"  Vittas, whose LinkedIn page shows she's been working at Sesame Street for 3 years, never could've predicted what followed: Hundreds and thousands of response…
The Stone Pony Turns 50: Iconic NJ Music Club Prepares For Anniversary Celebration The Stone Pony Turns 50: Iconic NJ Music Club Prepares For Anniversary Celebration
The Stone Pony Turns 50: Iconic NJ Music Club Prepares For Anniversary Celebration A historic concert venue on the oceanfront of Asbury Park known for launching the careers of Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi is celebrating its golden anniversary. The Stone Pony said it will kick off its 50th anniversary celebration on Thursday, Feb. 8, a half-century to the day the music club opened on North Ocean Avenue. The kickoff event starts at 7 p.m. and will include a special set by Lee Mrowicki, an original DJ at the venue. The anniversary celebration will also include a concert by Asbury Park rock band The Parlor Mob on Friday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. The kickoff weekend wr…
Meet 'RHONJ's' Jackie Goldschneider At Book Signing In North Jersey Meet 'RHONJ's' Jackie Goldschneider At Book Signing In North Jersey
Meet 'Rhonj's' Jackie Goldschneider At Book Signing In North Jersey Jackie Goldschneider, one of the cast members on "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" is ready to reveal her secret to the world. Goldschneider will be signing copies of her new book "The Weight of Beautiful" on Saturday, Feb. 10 at noon at Books and Greetings in Northvale. Goldschneider previously held a signing last September at Bookends in Ridgewood.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jackie Mark Goldschneider (@jackiegoldschneider) In "The Weight of Beautiful" Goldschneider reveals her longstanding struggle with wanting to …
Romantic-Comedy Filming In North Jersey Casting Men, Women To Play Failed Dates Romantic-Comedy Filming In North Jersey Casting Men, Women To Play Failed Dates
Romantic-Comedy Filming In North Jersey Casting Men, Women To Play Failed Dates A romantic comedy filming in Morris County next month is casting several paid parts. Men and women ages 18 to 40 are wanted to play failed dates in a movie called "The Long Island Plunge," by Hondo Films, the casting call says. Filming will be March 10 to 16 in Long Valley, and roles pay $200 for an estimated eight hours of work. The movie description calls it an "ensemble Rom-Com with twists and turns galore, and a whole lot of heart.  "For this segment, we are seeking several male actors, who serve as 'failed dates' with our lead 'Jenny', and also a supporting character named 'Josh…
'You Talkin To Me?' New Robert DeNiro Series Casting For NYC Shoot 'You Talkin To Me?' New Robert DeNiro Series Casting For NYC Shoot
'You Talkin To Me?' New Robert DeNiro Series Casting For NYC Shoot Robert DeNiro. Angela Bassett. And maybe you! "Zero Day," starring the legendary actors is a new Netflix TV show that is currently shooting in New York and looking for actors, according to a listing from Backstage.  The show is looking for both men and women to portray a congressional professional in Capitol Hill, according to the listing. All ethnicities will be considered, according to the listing. According to Netflix, "Zero Day" is a conspiracy thriller about finding the truth in a world in crisis. DeNiro plays a former president who comes out of retirement to lead a commission ta…
“No More Needles!” Says Mass Woman After Achieving Weight Loss Success “No More Needles!” Says Mass Woman After Achieving Weight Loss Success
“No More Needles!” Says Mass Woman After Achieving Weight Loss Success Diabetes doesn’t have to be a lifelong companion. OwnaHealth is here to change the narrative. With an impressive 93% success rate in beating diabetes, our medical coaching program is redefining diabetes management. Our approach is not just about managing symptoms; it’s about turning the tide on diabetes. At OwnaHealth, we believe that effective diabetes care extends beyond medication. It’s about a holistic approach, combining medical expertise with personalized coaching. This is where our team of top medical professionals comes in, offering tailored strategies and support that resonate with…
Philly Sister Makes Dramatic Exit, NJ Model Eliminated From 'The Bachelor' Philly Sister Makes Dramatic Exit, NJ Model Eliminated From 'The Bachelor'
Philly Sister Makes Dramatic Exit, NJ Model Eliminated From 'The Bachelor' Only two locals are left on ABC's "The Bachelor" after the second episode of the season. And that's one Philadelphia sister and the Bachelor himself: Allie Hollinger, 26, and Joey Graziadei. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Bachelor (@bachelorabc) The older Hollinger sister, 28-year-old Lauren, decided at the end of Monday night's episode that she was tired of waiting around for her turn to talk to 28-year-old Graziadei, a tennis coach with roots in Collegeville. This comes after she and multiple other women donned brida…
NJ Native Shaquille O'Neal Meets Horde Of Cheerleaders During Hershey Visit NJ Native Shaquille O'Neal Meets Horde Of Cheerleaders During Hershey Visit
NJ Native Shaquille O'Neal Meets Horde Of Cheerleaders During Hershey Visit New Jersey native and NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal was spotted in Hershey’s Chocolate World by a large group of cheerleaders. Newark-born, Shaq, as he's popularly known, had just arrived at Hershey's around 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27 when cheerleading teams in town for the PIAA Competitive Spirit State Championship spotted the Basketball Hall-of-Famer.  The approximately 7-foot-tall athlete would stand out in a crowd.  Several of the teams shared photos they took with the founder of Big Chicken on Facebook.  Daily Voice reached out to some of the teams. Central Valley…
JoJoFromJerz Gets 'SNL' Treatment: 'I'm In Total Shock' JoJoFromJerz Gets 'SNL' Treatment: 'I'm In Total Shock'
JoJoFromJerz Gets 'SNL' Treatment: 'I'm In Total Shock' Joanne Carducci, the woman behind the popular JoJoFromJerz twitter account, was just as surprised as you when she saw herself on "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday, Jan. 27. Carducci was featured as a guest on "The Barry Gibb Talk Show" a popular recurring skit where Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake play Barry and Robin Gibb where they discuss political issues in between singing in their famous falsetto.  Carducci, a Hackettstown resident and mother of two, was portrayed by host Dakota Johnson. Umm… so, I guess I was on SNL. 😮 https://t.co/ehlpO90n3g — Jo (@JoJoFromJerz) January 2…
Teresa Giudice Screams In Panic On 'Tonight Show' Phone Booth Trivia Game Teresa Giudice Screams In Panic On 'Tonight Show' Phone Booth Trivia Game
Teresa Giudice Screams In Panic On 'Tonight Show' Phone Booth Trivia Game Teresa Giudice, Dwyane Wade and a man with a venomous snake walk into a phone booth... "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" star appeared on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Friday, Jan. 26 to take part in one of his more unusual games, Phone Booth.  .@kenjeong & @DwyaneWade go head-to-head in Phone Booth ft. @CodyRhodes, @Teresa_Giudice, @GrittyNHL, and more! #FallonTonight pic.twitter.com/6Dyc9UFzPB — The Tonight Show (@FallonTonight) January 27, 2024 In the game, Wade and comedian Ken Jeong stood in two separate phone booths and had to answer trivia questions. If …
The Doctor Is In: Kelsey Grammer Pours Drinks At Liberty Science Center The Doctor Is In: Kelsey Grammer Pours Drinks At Liberty Science Center
The Doctor Is In: Kelsey Grammer Pours Drinks At Liberty Science Center It was a role reversal for Kelsey Grammer when he visited Liberty Science Center in Jersey City on Thursday, Jan. 25. The "Cheers" and "Frasier" star sat behind the bar this time, as he poured drinks for patrons as part of Liberty Science Center's After Dark series, which runs on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The five-time Emmy winner, who recently starred as Dr. Frasier Crane in a revival of the iconic series, was on hand to promote Faith American Brewing Company. No word if tossed salads and scrambled eggs were on the menu.  Missed out on seeing Dr. Crane? Well, the good doctor w…
Contamination Concerns Prompt Nationwide Robitussin Cough Syrup Recall Contamination Concerns Prompt Nationwide Robitussin Cough Syrup Recall
Contamination Concerns Prompt Nationwide Robitussin Cough Syrup Recall Two types of Robitussin cough syrup products sold nationwide are being recalled due to potential microbial contamination, federal authorities announced. This week, New Jersey-based Haleon announced a recall of several lots of Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult and Robitussin Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult that could be contaminated, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Recalled items include:  Four- and eight-ounce Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult with these lot numbers/expiration dates:  T18010 with an expiration date of Oct. 31, 2025; T08730 with an…
Ominous Thriller Filming In Somerset County Seeks Cast Members For Paid Roles Ominous Thriller Filming In Somerset County Seeks Cast Members For Paid Roles
Ominous Thriller Filming In Somerset County Seeks Cast Members For Paid Roles Do you have a sense of the macabre? Do you want to do something that will send shivers down your spine? The thriller film "Roosters" is looking for actors as it prepares to shoot in Somerville in March. The movie is directed by Brian Vadim and produced by Refuse to Walk The Line productions.  "Roosters" is about a secret society for wealthy, powerful men who consider themselves entitled to occasional forays into sordid entertainment like torture, human cockfighting to the death and cannibalism, according to a synopsis.  When the heir-apparent to the society tries to find a w…
Couple's NJ Restaurant, 2 Area Chefs Nominated For James Beard Awards Couple's NJ Restaurant, 2 Area Chefs Nominated For James Beard Awards
Couple's NJ Restaurant, 2 Area Chefs Nominated For James Beard Awards A Monmouth County restaurant and two Garden State chefs are among the nominees for the prestigious James Beard Awards. The James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for the 2024 Restaurant and Chef Awards on Wednesday, Jan 24. The awards recognize the nation's best restaurants, chefs, food writers, and others in the hospitality industry. Lita, an Iberian cuisine restaurant in Aberdeen by Chef David Viana and his girlfriend Neilly Robinson, was among the 30 semifinal nominees for the best new restaurant award. According to its website, the Route 34 restaurant spe…