When people think of Asbury Park, they think of the boardwalk, The Beach Bar, Paradise, Convention Hall, and the gorgeous beaches. On the other side of Asbury Park, Charlie Gurrera was turning Georgies into an Asbury Park tradition, the true "Cheers" of the neighborhood.
The recent Supreme Court decision striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act and new access to marriage rights in 14 states already with 2 more on the way have led to an increasing number of LGBT couples planning weddings. What we learned is fascinating and would be of interest to anyone involved in the wedding industry," said Bernadette Coveney Smith, President of The Gay Wedding Institute. "By and large, same-sex couples are quite non-traditional, especially the gay grooms," she said.