The Pines Dog Show Est. 1965

  The Pines Dog Show Est. 1965                                      Pets have always been part of the Pines experience. Treated like family the dog show evolved out of that experience. Events that created community were commonplace during this time as most Pines residents knew each other. The show had a serious...

The Parties of Fire Island 60’s & 70’s…

  The Parties of Fire Island 60's & 70's...     Parties have always been a Fire Island trademark. Getting their start in Cherry Grove, theme parties were a weekly happening. There was something about the freedom of Fire Island that let everyone let their hair down. Creativity ran rampant....

1960’s Beefcake comes to Fire Island: Jim Stryker.

  1960's Beefcake on Fire Island with Jim Stryker. Photographed by Walter Kundzicz for Champion.   la As the 1950’s gave way to the 1960’s muscle headed beefcake gave way to free spirited playboy jocks, and beach boys. Jim Stryker was one of the most famous of that era of...