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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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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The Radio Flyer Red Wagon history

   It is just a wagon. But with a little imagination, there are no limits to what it can become.Robert Pasin, President and CEO of Radio Flyer, once explained it: ”
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The Islanders Club Est. 1968

The Islanders Club Est. 1968       It started with bus number 13 stopped at a storeroom on 322 East 34th Street between 1st and 2nd NYC . The
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Ferron Bell- Art history

  Ferron Bell  1943-2013 1969   Born Thomas Ferron Bell on Oct. 30, 1943, in Pasadena, Calif., he was the youngest of three children and the only boy. He always had
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France Joli- Celebrity history

France Joli 1979.           A young 16 year old arrives from Canada in the Pines with her mom to perform in a benefit for a Fire truck in Fire Island Pines. Her
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Pines People- Robin Byrd

Robin Byrd     Robin Byrd (born April 6 1957, in New York) is an American former porn actress and the host of ‘THE ROBIN BYRD SHOW’, which has appeared
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Scanning On/Off the Deck Columns 2010

This week in…

On/ off the deck was a weekly column in FI Newspaper. It was the Facebook of its time giving the who’s, what, and where of the Pines. Alternating writers were
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Scanning On/Off the Deck Columns 2010

This week in…

On/ off the deck was a weekly column in FI Newspaper. It was the Facebook of its time giving the who’s, what, and where of the Pines. Alternating writers were
read more

The A Frame house 1965.

The A Frame house 1965.    Beginning it’s life as a simple modernistic A frame of the late 60’s its design seemed to fit right into it’s plot of land
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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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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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