Fire Island Pines Community House/ Whyte Hall

Fire Island Pines Community House/ Whyte Hall Est. 1854 and 2007. The Fire Island Pines Community House as it was known was originally built in 1854, and was first used as a life-saving station, only to be taken over by the Coast Guard around 1900 when it was called the...

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 had become frustrated with the starting-and-stopping of the Blue Whale jukebox, so he suggested to the owner that he could...

The Island Club Est.1992-2005.

The Island Club Est.1992-2005.    A meeting with Pines icon Doris Taussig turned a page in club history in the Pines. It began with just that. Doris Taussig was a longtime Pines resident pioneer and realtor who in 1982 with partners created the club "Crews Quarters." It soon took on...