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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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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1998 GMHC Sweet 16 Morning Party

GMHC Morning Party Sweet 16.

  GMHC Morning Party Sweet 16. 1998.        The GMHC (Gay Mens Health Crisis) Morning Party began in 1983 by a group of concerned Pines community members as
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Night & Day 2 Benefit 1992.

Night & Day 2 A Boulevard Boys Benefit for Friends in Deed  1992.     During the 90’s there were many benefits for AIDS. This one given by John Francis
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Dancing on the Bay Est. 1995.

  Dancing on the Bay Est. 1995.       During the 4th of July weekend in 1995 the first “Dancing on the Bay” was held at the Bayfront home
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The Invasion. Est. 1976. The 70’s.

  The Invasion. Est. 1976. The 70’s.       There can be no telling of the Invasion story without the Homecoming queen. For that is how it begins every
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Souvenirs & Boardwalk Talk 2017.

Souvenirs & Boardwalk Talk 2017.       In the 2017 season we decided to mix it up. Fire Island Classics was our theme. All the songs you remember from
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Senator Ted Kennedy visits the Pines 1981.

Senator Ted Kennedy visits the Pines 1981.     Senator Ted Kennedy arrives in the Pines for a political fundraiser. Originally scheduled to arrive by seaplane from Massachusetts, but due
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Hooray for Hollywood @ Reflections 1988

Hooray for Hollywood @ Reflections 1988             Gloria DeMann and her husband Larry were famous throughout the Pines for throwing extravagant parties at their Bayfront home called
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