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
After Dark 1968-1983 was an entertainment magazine that covered theater , cinema, stage plays, ballet, performance art, and various artists, including singers, actors and actresses, and dancers, among others. First
Peter Hujar Peter Hujar, who died of AIDS in 1987, left behind a complex and profound body of photographs. He was a leading figure in the group of artists, musicians,
In the 1970’s the Pines was a creative melting pot. Drawing all from every creative field. Many fashion photographers and models were here for the use of the Pines as
Patti Smith 1970’s. American singer, poet and visual artist Patti Smith is photographed in the Pines by longtime friend Robert Mapplethorpe.
The Blue Whale & the Tea Dance Est. 1966 The Classic Blue Whale dance floor where many memories were made… This historic bar/restaurant that witnessed the birth of the tea
The Monster Cherry Grove Est. 1970 Before it became the institution it is today in the Village NYC the Monster bar/night club began its journey on Fire Island in Cherry
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
1976. Artist David Hockney captured through the lens of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Taken at Bruce Mailman’s (owner of the Saint) home at 442 Ocean & Sail. With Henry Geldzahler.
In the summer of 1964, Fashion designer Halston found romance, of a sort. He was at tea dance, the late-afternoon ritual at the bay-front Botel in the Fire