The Co ops Est. 1960

  The Co ops Est. 1960   The Home Guardian of New York who were developing the Pines initially zoned the Co Op area as business. They saw it as
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Fire Island Tide Columns 2017

Fire Island Tide Columns 2017.         September 1, 2017 No. 8           August 18, 2017 No. 7       August 4, 2017
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This week in…

On/ off the deck was a weekly column in FI Newspaper. It was the Facebook of its time giving the who’s, what, and where of the Pines. Alternating writers were
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Senator Ted Kennedy visits the Pines 1981.

Senator Ted Kennedy visits the Pines 1981.     Senator Ted Kennedy arrives in the Pines for a political fundraiser. Originally scheduled to arrive by seaplane from Massachusetts, but due
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DJ Mike Borowski

  DJ Mike Borowski     DJ MIKE BOROWSKI is in his fourth year as a resident DJ in Fire Island Pines.        I like to think of DJ
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Pines People- David Lee

Pines People- David Lee       In a late 1970’s  pre- AIDS world a gay man was still closeted. Especially David Lee. He worked for the corporate pharmaceutical  world. A world where
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Pines People- Bobby Bonanno

Pines People- Bobby Bonanno    Fire Island Pines Historical Preservation Society President   My history: I have always been blessed to live near the water. The beach has always been a
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Crews Quarters Est. 1982

Crews Quarters 1982-1992  Opened in the newly renovated LaFountaine Building by longtime Pines resident and Realtor Doris Taussig “Crews Quarters was known as the friendly place. The place where the
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Pines People- Nikki Fried

Pines People – Nikki Fried                  Nikki Fried was a former nun who found her way to Fire Island. Her friend there Sandy Paul help her to find a
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The Pines Dog Show Est. 1965

  The Pines Dog Show Est. 1965                                      Pets have always been part of the Pines experience. Treated like family the dog show evolved out of that experience. Events
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Pines People- Bob Howard

Bob Howard  1977.         Mr. Bob Howard was born in New Haven Connecticut, and attended college at the University of Connecticut. There he majored in theater, and
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