Boardwalk Talk : Fashion of the Pines- Pat Cleveland.
Hurricanes and storms have always been part of Fire Island history. 1938. Cherry Grove. Saltaire. 1962. Hurricane Donna. Fire Island Pines.
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
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 and Cherry Grove has been called
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
DJ Kevin Burke DJ KEVIN BURKE – FIP BLUE WHALE TEA DANCE DJ 1977 – 1987, 1992, 1993 1994 DJ Kevin Burke was resident DJ at the Pines
The Ice Palace Cherry Grove Est. 1970 The Cherry Grove hotel complex was built in 1957 after a fire. The restaurant/ club was always part of the plan. The properties
150 Ocean Walk- “The Fire Island” House. I walked by this house in both it’s forms as a young day tripper. It represented everything about the Pines. Glamour, design, and
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