The Mustard House.

The Mustard House. 413 Ocean Walk. Architect- Gary Stluka.     Sitting next to the stairway at Ozone & Ocean Walk is what was called the “Mustard House”. You wouldn’t know
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DJ Don Fendley.

DJ Don Fendley.           Don Fendley’s DJ career began in New York during the late-1960s at a Fire Island Pines club called The Blue Whale. Fendley
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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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The Wedding Gary/Owen 1983.

The Wedding Gary/Owen 8/20/1983.   Owen Frager remembers: . The party was happy but now it’s sad too reflect on. That’s because as 100 guests in the prime of their
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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
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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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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
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Pines people- Maia Helles 1916-2016.

Pines people- Maia Helles 1916-2016     Some residents of the Pines go unnoticed, and they like it that way. Maia Helles was one. Her home is one of the
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2018. A Season of LOVE.

2018. A Season of LOVE.     LOVE arrived in the Pines in May,and did just that. Created by celebrated artist Laura Kimpton as part of her Monumental Word Series, the
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Pines people- Tony La Rocco

Pines people- Tony La Rocco       Anthony Samuel LaRocco was born January 18, 1944 in Bridgeport, CT. He graduated from Marist College and taught in the NYC school
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