My Friend Ashunta Sheriff

I’d like to introduce you to my friend Ashunta Sheriff. She and I worked together at a beauty counter at Henri Bendel in New York City for a couple of years. She’s moved on since then to do huge things throughout her 18-year career. Ashunta has an amazing list of celebrity clientele including, Alicia Keyes and Taraji P. Henson on the Fox network’s raging hit, “Empire,” to name just a few. Please follow and like us:

Mid-Atlantic Drummer and Other Happenings

On the weekend of March 31st through April 2nd, “No Fuckin’ Foolin’ Productions” hosted the second Annual Mid-Atlantic Drummer, Drummer Boy, and Drummer Bootblack contests at Paradise here in Asbury Park. I had the honor of being asked to be one of the judges for Mid-Atlantic Drummer and Mid-Atlantic Drummer Boy, alongside Simon Ruchti (whom I had the pleasure of stalking all weekend), Lisa Clark (Ms. New Jersey Leather 2011), and legendary disco icon, Felipe Rose, the Native American Indian of the Village People. This contest is a feeder contest for Drummer North America and welcomes any type of kink […]

Aunt ‘Phylis’ Comes to Town

Don’t let any short-arm inspection catch you short Summer will be here before you know it! Asbury Park will once again be bustling with visitors from all over the Northeast, gay and straight alike. There will be scantily clad men on the beach, the Paradise pool, and on the boardwalk. The Visiting Nurse Association will have its mobile testing unit everywhere around town providing free rapid HIV and syphilis tests. Thanks to the mobile unit and the Prevention Resource Network’s “Superhero” campaign, more and more gay men in town know their HIV status. Please follow and like us:

Asbury’s Tops and ‘Infamous’

Take it from an ex-Brooklynite Hello readers. Allow me to introduce myself! My name is Rai Guerra-Nelson. I’ve been a resident of Asbury Park for almost 20 years. I moved here from Brooklyn, New York, when I bought my first home. Having been born and raised in a big city like Brooklyn, I thought I’d be here for a year, flip the house and go the hell back home. Boy was I in for a surprise! What I found in Asbury Park was a gorgeous beach, great restaurants, but also an incredible gay community unlike any I’ve ever known. A […]