Hooray for Hollywood @ Reflections 1988

Hooray for Hollywood @ Reflections 1988             Gloria DeMann and her husband Larry were famous throughout the Pines for throwing extravagant parties at their Bayfront home called
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George Platt Lynes- Art history

                            George Platt Lynes   George Platt Lynes was just one of a group of artist that found their way to Fire Island. Fire Island gave them a freedom to
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DJ Howard Merritt

  DJ Howard Merritt       Howard Merritt started playing music in 1972 in New York. First major job was a club called “Flamingo” which was the greatest gay
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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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Bernard Perlin- Art history

  Bernard Perlin – Art history 1948. Like many artist’s painter Bernard Perlin (left) finds his way to Fire Island and the PAJAMA group of fellow artists.   “Bernard Perlin
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Pines People- Bobby Bonanno

Pines People- Bobby Bonanno    Fire Island Pines Historical Preservation President   My history. I have always been blessed to live near the water. The beach has always been a constant
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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 Octagon House 1966.

  The Octagon House 1966.     Architect Earl Combs chose the octagon shape for his own home in the Pines because its geometric shape appealed to him esthetically. There
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Carnival Rio party @ Reflections 1986

Carnival Rio party at “Reflections.” The home of Gloria and Larry DeMann. 1986     Gloria DeMann and her husband Larry were know throughout the Pines for their lavish parties
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The Parties of the Pines 1990’s.

The Parties of the Pines 1990’s.   The theme parties a tradition of Fire Island continues throughout the 1990’s. Lost in Space Party 1990.       Barbie’s Beach Party
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