Rockshots by Michael Rock.

Rockshots by Michael Rock. 1978. Our stories always have a Fire Island history. This one begins with Michael Rock and Tolin Greene at their rental at 491 Tarpon (A Horace
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From the Pines with Love -1992

From the Pines with Love-1992. From the Pines with Love was created in 1985 by John Whyte and Paul Dean. This was the Pines communities answer to tthe growing AIDS
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Paul Thek- Art history.

Paul Thek- Art history.     Paul Thek (November 2, 1933 – August 10, 1988) was a painter, sculptor and artist who died of AIDS in New York City. He
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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
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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
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Art History- Felice Picano

Art history- Felice Picano   Like many in the Arts lives were touched by Fire Island and inspired. Felice Picano is the author of more than thirty books of poetry,
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Pines People- David Baker.

Pines People- David Baker.   David Baker and Sylvan Cole founded FIPAP (Fire Island Arts Project) over 25 years ago. Offering musical revues and shows which tapped into the wealth
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Peter Allen-Celebrity history .

Peter Allen-Celebrity history .  1944 – 1992    Singer Peter Allen was a big supporter of the Pines. He performed in many benefits and became a real part of the
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The FIPAP Art Show Est. 1985-1987.

The FIPAP Art Show Est. 1985-1987.    Art has always been part of the Pines community. The beauty of the beach has inspired many. In the 70’s it became a
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Art history- Jim French

Art history- Jim French   July 14, 1932 – June 16, 2017 Jim French passed away this year. He spent time on Fire Island, and so his history becomes ours…
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