FIP Season 2019.

FIP Season 2019. Every season begins with the Gil Neary Birthday/ Opening season party at the famed Reflections house. Next up is the Kentucky Derby Party … The winner is!
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The Monarch Butterfly migration of Fire Island.

The Monarch Butterfly migration of Fire Island. There’s no place like an island, and a barrier island especially, for seasonal migrants. That’s certainly true of Fire Island. The thirty-two-mile-long sandbar
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The “Ripped” Party 1990-91.

The “Ripped Party” 1990-91. The tradition of theme parties on Fire Island is long standing. So with that came a party called “Ripped.” 295 Holly Walk Thank you to Bruce
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Invasion 2019 World Pride Edition

Invasion 2019 World Pride Edition Established in 1976 as a protest to a refusal of service at the Blue Whale by then owner John Whyte. It now is a community
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“Lost Boys” Pines Party 2019

“Island of Lost Boys” Pines Party 2019 The Set up. The Pool party The Pines party… The outfits… Our FIPHPS T shirts at the Pines Party. The performance… Sunrise… The
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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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Nudity on Fire Island.

Nudity on Fire Island. Then to now… The ancient Egyptians wore the minimum of clothing, and in a number of ancient Mediterranean cultures, the athletic and/or cultist nudity of men and boys
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The Fire Islander Guide 1970’s.

The Fire Islander Guide 1970’s. A Lifestyle Observed. In an age of no social media or internet we had various publications that gave us all our Fire Island information. The
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The Copa Cherry Grove 1980-81.

THE COPA Cherry Grove Est. 1980-81. Like a shooting star The Copa nightclub arrived in Cherry Grove and lit up the night. Night life that is. Like the Pavilion in
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