Hurricanes and storms have always been part of Fire Island history. 1938. Cherry Grove. Saltaire. 1962. Hurricane Donna. Fire Island Pines.
The Tommy Tune house Est. 1968- Reno 1984. 120 Ocean Walk. Sitting high on a dune on the ocean is the house where Tommy lived. Broadway
The Meat Rack Est. 1950’s. Photo by Sean Basil McGiver The stretch of land between the Pines
The David Barrett house Est. 1955. 233 Bay Walk. Domesticated Pig Est. 2015 Every house has a story and this one certainly does. Built in 1955
Pines People- Leonard Frey September 4, 1938- August 24, 1988 Leonard Frey was an actor who spent time here in the Pines. He originally wanted to become an
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
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
The Octagon House 1966. 351 Sunburst Walk. Architect Earl Combs chose the octagon shape for his own home in the Pines because its geometric shape appealed to
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
1960’s Beefcake on Fire Island with Jim Stryker. Photographed by Walter Kundzicz for Champion. la As the 1950’s gave way to the 1960’s muscle headed beefcake gave way
Welcome to Fire Island Visions of Cherry Grove and the Pines by Jack Nichols. Jack Nichols was Gay activist who spent his entire adult life working for gay liberation.
Arden Catlin. The former Arden Rosswaag was Manhattan born and educated. She had been coming out to Fire Island since 1930 when her family, through friends in Sayville starting renting