Tag: Notable Locals

Episode 51: Dr. Tom from City By The Sea Veterinary

This week Amy and Joe welcome Dr. Tom Caltabilota of City by the Sea Veterinary. while social distancing from their respective homes with the help of Ming Chen from A Shared Universe PodcaStudio. You may recall hearing Dr. Tom’s name during our recent conversation with DJ and Jamie from Catsbury Park—so we reached out to the man himself to find out how he became a vet and how he ended up in Asbury Park. Spoiler alert: there’s a long road trip from Rutgers university through Louisiana to Alabama and back to New Jersey—but what we really want to know is, what is it like to be Asbury Park’s favorite veterinarian?

Episode 50: Catsbury Park

This week Amy and Joe welcome DJ Bornschein and Jamie Nichols, the dynamic duo behind Asbury Park’s own cat sanctuary café, Catsbury Park while social distancing from their respective homes with the help of Ming Chen from A Shared Universe PodcaStudio. We talk to DJ and Jamie about how Catsbury Park came to be, its plans for the future, and how–even though COVID has closed the cafe–Catsbury’s rescue services are busier than ever and still need your support.

Episode 48: Robin Elliot-Preston of Robeans

This week Amy and Joe welcome Robin Elliott-Preston, owner of Robeans—home the Mobile Barista Coffee Truck, while social distancing from their respective homes with the help of Ming Chen from A Shared Universe PodcaStudio.­­ They talk about what it is like to be an entrepreneur, a respiratory therapist working on the front lines of the Covid emergency, a parent and someone whose day, apparently, has more than the 24 hours allotted the rest of us mortals.

Episode 47: Sylvia Sylvia

This week Amy and Joe welcome Sylvia Sylvia, Executive Director of the Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce, while social distancing from their respective homes with the help of Ming Chen from A Shared Universe PodcaStudio.­­ They talk about how businesses have been adapting to life under covid, the unfortunate closure of some great Asbury businesses, the surprising launch of several new businesses, and will it still be called Oysterfest if we ever re-open.