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Asbury Park Holiday WishBook

The Asbury Park Boardwalk’s Holiday Wishbook featured a few of Shelter Home’s fun products on their site, showcasing some of the great items that can be found in the Shelter Home Funhouse location in the Grand Arcade on the Asbury Park Boardwalk.

Shop Local NJ!

As soon as we walked in we knew this would be a cool store. Modern and fun, everywhere we looked we saw awesome stuff. Their whole store was actually filled with gifts that would have been perfect for us. I want the whole store in my house, now.

Shelter Home on HGTV’s Design Star

Shelter Home was thrilled to be featured on an episode of HGTV’s Design Star. In this episode the designers head to the Jersey Shore to make over a bed and breakfast, but the challenge is no vacation for some hopefuls.

Inside Jersey – Living Gay in the Garden State

Asbury works, too, for longtime partners and New York transplants Scott Hamm and Gene Mignola. They arrived about three years ago, opening Shelter Home, a retail boutique and fabric printing operation on Cookman Avenue, with a satellite store on the boardwalk.

Asbury Park Gay Community

“It became more than being part of a gay community. It became more like being part of a community,” Hamm said. “You meet everybody on your street. You sort of know everybody, and within a week, I knew everyone on the street. Hello. Good morning.”