The Bennett/ Housolina House Est. 1956

The Bennett/ Housolina House Est. 1956 333 Ozone Walk.     By Peter Bennett.  I spent my childhood Summers on Fire Island, the Pines for the most part. They are some of my happiest memories: the beach; the dunes; digging for clams in the Bay; and even getting splinters on...

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      ...

Fashions of the Pines 1990’s.

Fashions of the Pines 1990's. Fashion has always been part of Pines history. The Pines Fashion show was a tradition since the 1960's. Held at the Botel pool and most always a benefit for the Pines Conservation Society. Held both day and night over the years this one would be...

Nudity on Fire Island.

Nudity on Fire Island. Then to now... The ancient Egyptians wore the minimum of clothing, and in a number of ancient Mediterranean cultures, the athletic and/or cultist nudity of men and boys was a natural concept. In ancient Rome, nudity could be a public disgrace and might be offensive or distasteful even in...