Upon purchasing the Pines Yacht Club from then owner Peggy Fears with partners in the early 60’s model John Whyte bought out all partners in
“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, it is because he hears a different drummer.” DRUM was an American LGBT-interest magazine based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Published monthly beginning
After Dark magazine on Fire Island. 1972. After Dark 1968-1983 was an entertainment magazine that covered theater , cinema, stage plays, ballet, performance art, and various artists, including singers, actors
Montgomery Clift- Celebrity history 1962. Actor Montgomery Clift comes to the Pines to stay. He becomes a very visible part of the community until 1966.
Diahann Carroll-Celebrity history. Actress/ Singer Diahann Carroll best known for her TV roles as nurse Julia during the 1960’s and as Dominique Deveraux on Dynasty in the 1980’s. One
The Monster Cherry Grove Est. 1969 Before it became the institution it is today in the Village NYC the Monster bar/night club began its journey on Fire Island in
Rock Hudson 1979. Having been here before actor Rock Hudson arrives as a guest of John Whyte. 1985… Rock
Jerry Herman 1960’s-1990’s. Broadway composer Jerry Herman becomes a resident twice purchasing homes on
1966. Actress/singer Barbra Streisand and ” Funny Girl” costar Kay Medford arrive in the Pines by seaplane for lunch. Actress
Halston. 1932-1990. Roy Halston Frowick, known simply as Halston, was an American fashion designer who rose to international fame in the 1970s. His minimalist, clean designs often made of cashmere
Pepper Fee. Growing up Pines. 1968. Pepper Fee: We moved to Sayville from NJ when I was 4 in 1968, and we would go to the then public beach at
Bill Riordan and Angelo Bosica… A love story. In the 1950’s drug stores not only filled your prescription, but there was usually a food counter, ice cream and coffee.