Sea Shack Cherry Grove Est.1952.

Sea Shack Cherry Grove. Est. 1952-1979.     THE SEA SHACK: A SHACKFUL OF MEMORIES, By Mary Kapsalis. The following is the second in a series of articles written by Mary Kapsalis for The Fire Island Tide in the mid-nineties. LET ME SING YOU A SONG OF THE SEA SHACK,...

Jack Brusca – Art history.

 Art history- Jack Brusca. (1937 - July 31, 1993) Jack Mitchell/Getty Images Many artists have found their way to the Pines. Some for fun, sex, inspiration, or all of that combined. Artist Jack Brusca was just one.  Born in New York in 1939, Brusca studied at the University of New...

Art history- W.H. Auden

Art history- W.H. Auden 1907-1973.   Poet W.H. Auden and lover Chester Kallman fell for the uninhibited homosexual ambiance at Duffy's Hotel in Cherry Grove in 1944. At the end of the 1945 season Auden bought a cottage for $500.00 on Main Walk with married friends James and Tania Stern....

Pines people- Kathleen (Kay) Corso.

Pines people- Kathleen (Kay) Corso. 1920-2018.       Pines pioneer Kathleen (Kay) Corso was a long-time leader of FIPPOA, is believed to have been one of the last survivor of the original homeowners in the Pines. She and her husband Charles constructed the eighth house in the Pines in 1953. They raised...