“You should open a shop in Asbury Park,” was what I told Shane Bruno the first time I got my hair cut by him at his former spot up in Red Bank. “I want to but I don’t think Asbury is quite ready,” was along the lines of what I remember Bruno saying.
Eight years or so later and Swagger and Blade calls Asbury Park home. It was an inevitability as Bruno is a perfect fit for this city.
And the funny thing is Bruno was dead on by not opening up here back then. He’s since built up a huge and loyal following and Asbury is in another world compared to where is was back around 2008 when we had that first conversation. Read More