Ascension Party 2006-2017

Ascension Party 2006-2017 In 2006, Eric von Kuersteiner had a vision to create a fun daytime party for the new generation of Fire Island.  He named it Ascension. It grew into the
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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
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Beach 40th Anniversary !

Beach 40th Anniversary ! 1979-2019. Beach 40th Anniversary Event 1979-2019. In 1979 an event that would change the course of history and culture of the Pines took place. It was
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Kay Ballard- Celebrity history.

Kay Ballard-Celebrity history. 1925-2019. Actress Kay Ballard was a frequent visitor to Fire Island. Both in Cherry Grove and the Pines. She performed in the Pines in both the 1980’s
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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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The GMHC Morning Party 1990-1994

  The GMHC Morning Party 1990-1998     1990. After the 1989 weather issue and the collapse of the covered pool dance floor, and the tremendous growth of the party
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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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Pines People – Larry Kramer.

Pines People – Larry Kramer.     Larry Kramer (born June 25, 1935) is an American playwright, author, public health advocate, and LGBT rights activist.  Kramer—the second son of a
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Casey Spooner-Celebrity history .

Casey Spooner- Celebrity history . 2017.   While attending the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Casey Spooner met Warren Fischer. They formed the electroclash duo Fischerspooner in 1998,
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