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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Robert Mapplethorpe- Art history

Robert Mapplethorpe  1946-1989 The Pines was a haven for many artists. Here inspired by the beauty of the surroundings their art flourished. Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe was one of the many.
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Pines People- Lance Ferris

Lance Ferris After a visit in 1979 a young Lance Ferris arrived on his own in 1980 fresh from Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn. Taking a guide book he got his ticket
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Pines People- Doris Taussig

Doris Taussig Doris Taussig arrived in the Pines in 1939. Her father was a dentist who never got to practice his dentistry because landholdings and real estate. The then valueless
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Pines People- Paul McGregor

Paul McGregor 1935-2013     On a random drive with his wife Paul McGregor discovered the Pines in 1961. He brought his creativity and spirit making his mark in Pines
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Kentucky Derby Party Est. 1986

  Kentucky Derby Party Est. 1986     The Kentucky Derby is not only an annual event in Kentucky. It is also one in the Pines.     In 1986
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1980’s. A season of change…

1980’s.   A new club arrives to take over as the era of the Sandpiper ends. Named the Pavilion it changes the cornerstone of the community. A box like structure
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Pines People- Joyce Reich 1932-2016

  Joyce Reich 1932-2016 Joyce S. Schick of Patchogue, NY passed away quietly in her sleep on April 7th, 2016. She is survived by Walter Reich, her loving husband of
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The Tea Dance Est. 1966

          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
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Hollywood Shore Leave Party 1988-1994

Hollywood Shore Leave 1988-1994 Est. 1984. Like many parties/ benefits throughout the 80’s they created a tradition that lasted through the years. This is one… The Hollywood Shore Leave party
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After Dark magazine on Fire Island.

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
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John Laub – Art History

Artist John Laub was a native of Philadelphia. His family anticipated his entry into the world of business, but he envisioned something different. While attending a small liberal arts college
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