Asbury Park Restaurant Partners with Sandy Charity [AUDIO]
Asbury Park restauranteur Marilyn Schlossbach is partnering with post-Sandy charity, Table Talk, to help with the storm healing.
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Schlossbach saw the superstorm's wrath up-close and personal, as it destroyed many businesses owned by her and husband.
Table Talk was launched in the wake of Sandy as a way to engage the community by placing handmade tables throughout Asbury Park for public use.
Three of those tables will be on display at Schlossbach's establishment, Langosta Lounge. This past week, people gathered at the restaurant to lay out ideas for the tables with Table Talk artist, Molly Gaston Johnson. The theme for these particular tables will be ocean conservation.
"Art is always a very great tool to work through your problems because it comes from a very positive place," Schlossbach explained.
Once these tables are completed, they will be used for public events and discussions as a way to connect the community, and promote working together to get through the fears and frustrations of the storm.
"That art will be an ongoing place for people to come and continue to talk about what Sandy did or meant to them," she said.
Although the three tables will feature stand-alone images, the final design will create a cohesive image across all three.
Schlossbach is hoping to promote unification and a message of protecting the coast.
"We hope there an ongoing conversation piece because this isn't the first or the last time something like this will happen in our area."
Learn more about the project by visiting the Table Talk website.
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