Friday, May 10, 2013
Real Housewives Melissa Gorga and Kathy Wakile host evening at Venetian in Garfield.
The Venetian in Garfield was the fashionable place to be Thursday night as Posh Boutique in Montville staged a dress and bikini fashion event hosted by "Real Housewives of NJ" stars Melissa Gorga and Kathy Wakile. The sold-out event included a number of vendors with an array of products from "Sparkle," custom-made shoes to hand-dipped berries. The evening included a dinner and opportunities to rub elbows with business owners, designers, entrepreneurs and reality TV celebrities. Among the reality TV celebrities attending the event were "Chicago Mob Wife" Nora Scheihs and from "Jerseylicious," Jacqueline Bianchi. "Without them, there would not be any Posh," said owner Jairo Arias. "I've gotten such great support from Melissa Gorga and …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Habitat for Humanity in Bergen County hosted its 19th annual Builder of the Year Gala at the Venetian in Garfield.
Dozens of local celebrities showed up for Habitat Bergen's Builder of the Year Gala Tuesday night, supporting the nonprofit agency's mission to provide affordable housing to low-income Bergen County families. Among the attendees who lined the red carpet at the Venetian in Garfield were Real Housewives of New Jersey's Jacqueline Laurita, singer Lori Michaels, notable interior designer Vanessa DeLeon and New York Road Runner 2013 Half Marathon Runner and Habitat Bergen Supporter Brian Lang.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Three cast members accused of beating a man at the grand opening of a Ridgewood business on Saturday have filed counterclaims.
A Ridgewood judge ruled Thursday night that there is enough probable cause to have complaints of assault and terroristic threats issued against three cast members of The Real Housewives of New Jersey following a bloody brawl on Saturday. Ridgewood Municipal Court Judge David Pfund reviewed complaints filed by Johnny Karagiorgis, 38, of Paramus, alleging that cast members Joe Gorga, Chris Laurita and Jacqueline Laurita assaulted him at the grand opening of Posche 2 clothing boutique. By the time the brawl was broken up by security, clothes were trampled, sinks were destroyed and blood stained the walls of 74 East Ridgewood Avenue. During the brief-but-intense scuffle, Karagiorgis said Jacqueline Laurita struck him with the point of her …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Two cast members of the Real Housewives of New Jersey are accused of assaulting a man at the grand opening of a Ridgewood business on Saturday.
Update: The cast members accused of beating Karagiorgis have filed counterclaims; a judge ruled there was sufficient probable cause to advance the case. Read the latest update here. A Paramus man has filed charges against two cast members of the Real Housewives of New Jersey after a sink-throwing brawl left blood on the walls at the Saturday grand opening of a Ridgewood clothing boutique, Patch has learned. More than 100 guests were at the opening of Real Housewives regular Kim DePaola's Posche 2, including the show's cast and crew, when the drama broke out. A fight broke out after a guest, identified by sources as Johnny Karagiorgis, 38, of Paramus, allegedly made fun of the autistic son of cast member Jacqueline Laurita and her husband …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Reality show "The Real Girls of the Bada Bing" features Satin Dolls, the Lodi club where scenes were filmed for The Sopranos. CAUTION: ADULT LANGUAGE AND SCENES IN VIDEO
A new reality show in development features Bergen County's Satin Dolls, the gentlemen's club best known as the fictional "Bada Bing!" from The Sopranos. Tom Murro, a celebrity journalist and the show's executive producer, said it's like a mix between Jersey Shore, The Real Housewives of New Jersey and The Sopranos. "It's going to be awesome," Murro said. "There's a lot more swearing and violence. No table flipping, though." Satin Dolls, the real club where scenes from The Sopranos were filmed, is located on Route 17 in Lodi. The show takes a look at the drama in the lives of the club's dancers — one is paying her way through college, another struggles with self-esteem — and they all fight with each other over tips. "It's like a little …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Sugarflake Bakery offers delicious treats at its newly-opened Franklin Avenue location.
Wipe away your tears, Wyckoff, there’s a new bakery in town. Sugarflake Bakery is new to Wyckoff, but definitely not new to the dessert business. The family-owned bakery has been operating locations in both Westwood and Fair Lawn for many years, and recently opened up its third location on Franklin Avenue in the township. The bakery’s owner, Aimee Leyva, told the Patch it was her husband who first got into the business. “My husband owned bakeries with his parents and they’ve owned bakeries since the 60s," she said. "He was in business with them and they sold [Butterflake Bakery in Teaneck] — he wasn’t going to get back into the business but then they found the Westwood [Sugarflake] location. "Within a year he tripled business — now it's …
Monday, November 19, 2012
RHoNJ stars Caroline Manzo and Jacqueline Laurita were on hand at Stacks Pancake House Saturday for a blk. water tasting.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Stacks Pancake House hosted Caroline Manzo and Jacqueline Laurita of the Real Housewives of New Jersey on Saturday afternoon as both women helped promote blk., a health energy drink their family members launched recently. Caroline Manzo’s sons, Albie and Chris Manzo, along with Jacqueline Laurita’s husband, Chris, are partners in the company that released the calorie- and caffeine-free, all natural health and energy drink. It's Canadian spring water infused with fulvic acid, a natural nutrient-rich compound that has been used in alternative healing circles for centuries. The beverage's black color comes from a chemical reaction between the water and fulvic acid, and is said to be part of the drink's allure. A portion of the proceeds from …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Real Housewives of New Jersey stars Caroline Manzo and Jacqueline Laurita will be on hand at Stacks Pancake House Saturday, Nov. 17, for a blk. water tasting.
Real Housewives of New Jersey’s very own Caroline Manzo and Jacqueline Laurita will be at Stacks Pancake House in Paramus this Saturday for a taste testing of blk., a health energy drink their family members launched recently. The RHoNJ will be on hand between 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, to meet with patrons, sign autographs and pose for photos with patrons. There will also be free blk. giveways. Caroline Manzo’s sons, Albie and Chris Manzo, along with Jacqueline Laurita’s husband, Chris, are partners in this calorie- and caffeine-free, all natural health and energy drink. It's Canadian spring water infused with fulvic acid, a natural nutrient-rich compound that has been used in alternative healing circles for centuries. The beverage'…
RadarOnline and All Things RH report a number of shakeups on the popular show.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star to offer samples of her sparkling wine at ShopRite Liquors Friday in Caldwell.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Here's your chance to have cocktails with one of the "Housewives." Teresa Giudice of Bravo's Real Housewives of New Jersey will make an appearance at Sunrise Cellars in Caldwell Friday for a tasting of her sparkling wine, Fabellini. Giudice will be autographing bottles and cookbooks for fans from 1 to 3 p.m., according to a poster at the store. Fabellini, a pre-mixed bellini which comes in peach and raspberry flavors, is produced by Brotherhood Winery in New York. The reality star hopes to follow in the footsteps of Real Housewives of New York star Bethenny Frankel, who launched the Skinnygirl cocktail line in 2009 and later sold it for a reported $100 million, according to US Weekly. Giudice is also the author of three cookbooks. The …