Pines People- Tony Setteducate

Pines People- Tony Setteducate     My first trip to Fire Island was in the early 1960’s. A group of us youngsters who hung out at Julius, the gay straight
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Reflections Est. 1980.

  Reflections Est. 1980 73 Bay Walk.          Built in 1980 and designed by Architect Gary Stluka the house exterior was originally California redwood. The house was
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Firemens Masked Ball 1989.

Firemens Masked Ball 1989.   To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Pines Volunteer Fire Department a masked ball was planned. The Pines Community house was transformed into a fantasy
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The Seaplane history.

The Seaplane history.           The word Seaplane was meant to symbolize two types of planes associated with the sea. The type that is still used today
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The History of Disco.

The History of Disco.   Disco music and Fire Island have a lot in common. Much of it was tested here as many company executives spent time here. The long
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Peter Allen-Celebrity history .

Peter Allen-Celebrity history .  1944 – 1992    Singer Peter Allen was a big supporter of the Pines. He performed in many benefits and became a real part of the
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Drag Race in the Pines 1989.

Drag Race in the Pines 1989. A benefit for Hetrick Martin Institute.     By Michael Lott. When I moved to NYC in 1985 from Charleston SC I had been
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Pines People – Larry Kramer.

Pines People – Larry Kramer.     Larry Kramer (born June 25, 1935) is an American playwright, author, public health advocate, and LGBT rights activist.  Kramer—the second son of a
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Mel Cheren- Music history.

  Mel Cheren- Music history. 1933-2017   1970’s. On a trip to Fire Island Mel Cheren met what would be his partner in life and love Michael Brody. 12 years
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