Melbamar was the brainchild of Mel Fante. The emporium by the sea was many of the names it was called. A boutique for the discerning Pines clientle. Filled
The Beach Olympics. The Beach Olympics was a homespun event created in 1975. Most often as a fundraiser for the Pines Conservation Society. It brought the community together with
The Pavilion 2012-2014 Artist renderings began immediately to keep the community informed and excited. Architectural firm HWKN Hollwich Kushner created by Marc Kushner and Matthias Hollwich were hired by
Barbara Ross. Barbara Ross married to Sherwood Ross of the Ross Cycle family was a fixture in the Pines throughout the 1970’s and early 80’s. Her yacht the “Barbara”
Rodger Duncan Fashion Illustrator. Many artists of every creative field made their way to the Pines. It’s natural setting was a haven that inspired creativity. It was only natural
The Radio Flyer Red Wagon. Est. 1917. It is just a wagon. But with a little imagination, there are no limits to what it can become.Robert Pasin,
Season 2016. If you could turn back time… It always starts with tradition. Gil Neary Birthday party… The Kentucky Derby party est. 1986.
Ron McKenna He first visited Fire Island in 1956, when his uncle took him to Cherry Grove , where he owned a house on Doctors Walk with his
Invasion 2016. It all starts with a Homecoming Queen… Logan Hardcore. Then the preparations begin… The day arrives, and it
The 4th of July Boat decorating contest. One boats story. The Aquaminium… Owners Dave Hilbert & Brian Burns. 2001. 2003.
The Rainbow Flag Est. 1978. The first Rainbow Flag was designed in 1978 by Gilbert Baker, a San Francisco artist, who created the flag in response to
Gilbert Parker Literary and Talent agent from William Morris Agency, and longtime Pines resident. Arrives in the Pines in 1958 and purchases a home at Ocean & Sky. Then… Now