From the Pines with Love -1992

From the Pines with Love-1992. From the Pines with Love was created in 1985 by John Whyte and Paul Dean. This was the Pines communities answer to tthe growing AIDS
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The Mustard House.

The Mustard House. 413 Ocean Walk. Architect- Gary Stluka.     Sitting next to the stairway at Ozone & Ocean Walk is what was called the “Mustard House”. You wouldn’t know
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Paul Thek- Art history.

Paul Thek- Art history.     Paul Thek (November 2, 1933 – August 10, 1988) was a painter, sculptor and artist who died of AIDS in New York City. He
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The Wedding Gary/Owen 1983.

The Wedding Gary/Owen 8/20/1983.   Owen Frager remembers: . The party was happy but now it’s sad too reflect on. That’s because as 100 guests in the prime of their
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Jack Brusca – Art history.

 Art history- Jack Brusca. (1937 – July 31, 1993) Jack Mitchell/Getty Images Many artists have found their way to the Pines. Some for fun, sex, inspiration, or all of that
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Pines people- Kathleen (Kay) Corso.

Pines people- Kathleen (Kay) Corso. 1920-2018.       Pines pioneer Kathleen (Kay) Corso was a long-time leader of FIPPOA, is believed to have been one of the last survivor of the
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Pines people- Maia Helles 1916-2016.

Pines people- Maia Helles 1916-2016     Some residents of the Pines go unnoticed, and they like it that way. Maia Helles was one. Her home is one of the
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Pines people- Tony La Rocco

Pines people- Tony La Rocco       Anthony Samuel LaRocco was born January 18, 1944 in Bridgeport, CT. He graduated from Marist College and taught in the NYC school
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Scanning On/Off the Deck Columns 2010

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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
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Scanning On/Off the Deck Columns 2010

This week in…

This week in… July 4, 1981   On/ off the deck was a weekly column in FI Newspaper. It was the Facebook of its time giving the who’s, what, and
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Art History- Felice Picano

Art history- Felice Picano   Like many in the Arts lives were touched by Fire Island and inspired. Felice Picano is the author of more than thirty books of poetry,
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