Welcome to Fire Island Pines. A Family Community… the sign.

Welcome to Fire Island Pines. A Family Community… the sign. The Home Guardian Company of New York - a subsidiary of the Smadbeck Company, and owned by brothers Warren and Arthur Smadbeck, were responsible for developments on Long Island including in Mastic, Syosset and Rocky Point. In 1952 they began...

The Monarch Butterfly migration of Fire Island.

The Monarch Butterfly migration of Fire Island. There’s no place like an island, and a barrier island especially, for seasonal migrants. That’s certainly true of Fire Island. The thirty-two-mile-long sandbar off Long Island may be best known for little red wagons, houses on stilts, and gay beach parties, but it...

The “Ripped” Party 1990-91.

The "Ripped Party" 1990-91. The tradition of theme parties on Fire Island is long standing. So with that came a party called "Ripped." 295 Holly Walk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JB17wSRhEE Thank you to Bruce McDougald for the Photo & music donation. Thank you San Francisco Disco Preservation Society. https://hearthis.at/ninetiesdjarchives/dj-rolf-iverson-live-at-the-ripped-party-ny-1991-tape-1-of-4-jim-hopkins-remaster/?fbclid=IwAR1pDyr-LYa2h9vBOM5xmyO16lSX6KcuNF-ANMUxaQvIR6S4usg1WT3SpKU https://hearthis.at/ninetiesdjarchives/dj-rolf-iverson-live-at-the-ripped-party-ny-1991-tape-2-of-4-jim-hopkins-remaster/?fbclid=IwAR27CREXinLC6wi4qtJN1a1ilfhNN1-HYDXxkxJUyXo0GiwdTixIdcwC3Y4      ...