Mel Fante’s Melbamar boutique.

    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
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The Beach Olympics 1975-1981

  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
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The Pavilion 2012-2014

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
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Pines People- Barbara Ross

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”
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Rodger Duncan- Art history.

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
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The Radio Flyer Red Wagon Est. 1917.

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,
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Season 2016. If we could turn back time…

Season 2016. If you could turn back time…     It always starts with tradition. Gil Neary Birthday party…                     The Kentucky Derby party est. 1986.    
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Pines People- Ron McKenna.

 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
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Invasion 2016.

  Invasion 2016. It all starts with a Homecoming Queen…  Logan Hardcore.     Then the preparations begin…               The day arrives, and it
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The Rainbow Flag

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
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Pines People- Gilbert Parker

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
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