Tag: Notable Locals

Episode 81: Henry Vaccaro

This week Amy & Joe welcome Henry Vaccaro, a fixture here in Asbury Park. We talk to Henry about growing up in and around Asbury Park and the many careers he has had in life, first as a builder, then the unlikely owner of the world-famous Kramer guitar company and then how he became close friends with Bob Wootton and Johnny Cash and restored the Berkeley Carteret Hotel.
A new guitar that Vaccaro just got a patent on. His plan is to restart his guitar company in Asbury Park.

Episode 80: Lauren Albrecht, Chair of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee LGBTQ Caucus

This week Amy & Joe, with the help of Ming Chen of A Shared Universe PodcaStudio, mark the closing of LGBTQ history month by welcoming Lauren Albrecht, Chair of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee LGBTQ Caucus and talk politics, candidates and new bills.

Episode 78: Michael Trusnovec, co-founder of the Asbury Park Dance Festival

This week, with the help of Ming Chen of A Shared Universe PodcaStudio, we talk to Michael Trusnovec, one of the co-founders of the sold out Asbury Park Dance Festival, which will be celebrating its third successful year on October 1.  We talk to Michael about about his life in dance, and his journey from Long Island to the Paul Taylor Dance Company, with additional stops at the New York City Ballet, the Joyce Theater, the Metropolitan Opera and now Asbury Park. 

Episode 75: Bans Off Our Bodies

This week, with the help of Ming Chen of A Shared Universe PodcaStudio, Amy is joined by a special guest co-host to discuss the upcoming Bans Off our Bodies rally to be held in Springwood Park on Saturday at 4PM.
Comedian and fellow Asbury Park Women’s Convention founder Jess Alaimo helps Amy welcome community activist Michelle Gladden, Ocean high school student Nevaeh Sickles, and musician/mixed martial artist Angie Sugrim.
They discuss what brought them to this moment and what you can expect from the rally.