Pines People – Nikki Fried Nikki Fried was a former nun who found her way to Fire Island. Her friend there Sandy Paul help her to find a
From the Pines with Love 1991. Again Dionne Warwick was no stranger to Fire Island having been to Cherry Grove in 1967. Again
From the Pines with Love 1990. After the success of the first “From the Pines with Love” benefit in 1985 it was decided to have another. Beginning with a
From the Pines with Love. 1985. With the advent of the AIDS crisis owner John Whyte felt the need for a community response. With co chair Ron English, and using his
Robert Mapplethorpe 1946-1989 The Pines was a haven for many artists. Here inspired by the beauty of the surroundings their art flourished. Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe was one of the many.
Doris Taussig Doris Taussig arrived in the Pines in 1939. Her father was a dentist who never got to practice his dentistry because landholdings and real estate. The then valueless
1990’s. As the health of many were declining, the look of the men of the Pines became stronger. Muscled physiques had replaced the natural body types as the gym became
Peter Hujar Peter Hujar, who died of AIDS in 1987, left behind a complex and profound body of photographs. He was a leading figure in the group of artists, musicians,
In the 1970’s the Pines was a creative melting pot. Drawing all from every creative field. Many fashion photographers and models were here for the use of the Pines as
HBO… The Normal Heart 2013. 2013. On a summer’s day HBO arrives to film playwright Larry Kramer’s award winning play “The Normal Heart”.
Filmed in the Pines in 1989 when the world still was finding out about the plague called AIDS that was rampant in places like New York, San Francisco, and
The Ultimate Oz Party 1995 This event was held at a private home as a benefit for Gods Love We Deliver. Hosted by Pines resident Raymond Vino