Where is a celebrity spot in North Jersey

    New Jersey is often loved by celebrities, many of whom call it the Garden State home. There are many destinations in North Jersey that are celebrity hotspots and are great for getting to know Jonas’ brother, a real housewife or an athlete. Check out our list of celebrity spotting places in North Jersey below.


    Many celebrities call this small town, with less than 2,000 residents, home. It is located about 15 miles north of Manhattan, so it is very convenient for the Alpine natives to travel to the big city for parties, dinners, and other events. Among the residents are rappers Lil Kim, Ja Rule and Rev Run, musician Stevie Wonder, and comedians Chris Rock and Tracy Morgan.


    Neighboring the Alps, Cresskill is another small town in the New York City metropolitan area. Mary J. Blige, award-winning singer and actress, Buyer A house in Criskill for $2 million in 2001 that she still owns to this day. NBA legend Patrick Ewing also owns a house – or mansion – in Creskill that he rents for $25,000 a day.

    American Dream Mall | 1 American Dream Road, East Rutherford

    American Dream Mall East Rutherford

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    New Jersey’s newest tourist attraction, this commercial megalopolis, attracts many celebrities, who either make planned appearances or stop by to enjoy the views. The Ferris wheel is a favorite with visitors, but the ice rink and upscale shopping also attract a celebrity crowd. In fact, Teresa Giudice was just riding a Ferris wheel.

    Brownstone | 351 W Broadway, Patterson

    This place is owned and operated by The Real Housewives of New Jersey Stars Caroline and Albert Manzo, so it attracts many of their famous friends. Of course, the Manzos themselves can be seen visiting their catering business and event planning as well. Imaginative scenery, good food and celebrity guests – the perfect place for a night out.

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    Clary Anderson Arena | 41 Chestnut Street, Montclair

    Ariana Grande famously skated this arena in 2018 to celebrate her release Thank you next. It still hosts a celebrity game every year, as well as private parties, free skates, and hockey tournaments.

    Craig D | 228 Washington Ave., Little Ferry

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    Due to its location just two miles from Teterboro Airport, many celebrities swing by Craig D’s to grab a slice before heading to the private terminal. It also makes really good pies, so pizza-loving stars frequent the restaurant to satisfy their cravings.

    Melissa Gorga envy | 7 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood

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    After six successful years at her location in Montclair, Real housewife in New Jersey Melissa Gorga closed the Montclair location and opened her second boutique in Ridgewood. The second outpost is still new, as it was opened a few months ago. Her colleagues and friends flock to the store to buy clothes and accessories.

    Garden State Plaza | Paramus

    State Park Plaza Paramus

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    Kevin Jonas is a frequent shopper at this upscale mall, which has 300 stores. It’s been open since 1957, and is one of the highest-grossing malls in the United States. Several episodes of soprano It’s filmed here, even though the show was dubbed Paramus Mall.

    The Mall in Short Hills | 1200 Maurice Turnpike, Short Hills

    Short Hills Mall

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    The entire trio of Jonas Brothers caused quite a stir when they visited this upscale mall in 2011. Designer brands like Dolce & Gabbana and Cartier serve as bait for some of the region’s biggest stars, who frequent the upscale mall.

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    MetLife Stadium | 1 MetLife Drive Stadium, East Rutherford

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    Of course, the easiest way to see a celebrity is to visit a concert or football match at MetLife, the home stadium of both the New York Giants and New York Jets. Of course, celebrities absorb culture just as much as we do, and other athletes—particularly New Jersey Devils and New York Islanders—have been known to watch football. Even Dr. Oz was recently seen in the ring.

    Real’s Steakhouse | 10 Whitehall Road, Tuaco

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    This new upscale restaurant in Morris County is a magnet for celebrities. Nick Jonas and Nick Cannon have been seen enjoying the menu and the space serves as a frequent backdrop for The Real Housewives of New Jersey events.

    Sugar Tree Cafe | 358 Passaic Street, Notley

    Sugar Tree Cafe Nutley

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    Filled with Instagram opportunities, Sugar Tree Cafe is decorated with luxurious flowers that hang from the ceiling. Both Teresa Giudice and Viti Wap were photographed there recently. The café has also attracted the likes of DJ Envy and boxer Edgar Berlanga.

    Teterboro International Airport | 111 Industrial Street, Teterboro

    Privacy is what attracts celebrities to Teterboro, who often choose the smaller airport due to its limited access. Private jets also operate from Teterboro, making it a frequent stop for athletes and celebrities alike.

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