Reflections from Fire Island.

Lessons from the Beach by Robert Bonanno                               2008.   Fire Island has inspired many a creative person, including myself. In 2008 I was so inspired and expressed it in two self published books of photographic reflections on life and love. They are sort of my ode to Fire Island ...Enjoy. ...

Pines People- Scott Bromley

Pines People- Scott Bromley   In 1964, when architect Scott Bromley first visited the Pines, he was, in his own words, "just a green kid from Canada." He'd recently graduated from McGill University in Montreal, and he arrived in New York just as Fire Island's legendary gay enclave was experiencing...

Welcome to Fire Island by Jack Nichols.

Welcome to Fire Island  Visions of Cherry Grove and the Pines by Jack Nichols.     Jack Nichols was Gay activist who spent his entire adult life working for gay liberation. Nichols began his activism by co-founding the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Mattachine Society in 1961 with Frank Kameny.  “He...