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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Pines People- Nikki Fried

Pines People – Nikki Fried                  Nikki Fried was a former nun who found her way to Fire Island. Her friend there Sandy Paul help her to find a
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Carnival Rio party @ Reflections 1986

Carnival Rio party at “Reflections.” The home of Gloria and Larry DeMann. 1986     Gloria DeMann and her husband Larry were know throughout the Pines for their lavish parties
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The Parties of the Pines 1990’s.

The Parties of the Pines 1990’s.   The theme parties a tradition of Fire Island continues throughout the 1990’s. Lost in Space Party 1990.       Barbie’s Beach Party
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The Parties of the Pines 1980’s.

  The Parties of the Pines 1980’s. As the 1980’s era arrived the themed house party was in full force in the Pines where the access to creative was only
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From the Pines with Love 1991

From the Pines with Love 1991.          Again Dionne Warwick was no stranger to Fire Island having been to Cherry Grove in 1967.        Again
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From the Pines with Love 1990

From the Pines with Love   1990. After the success of the first “From the Pines with Love” benefit in 1985 it was decided to have another. Beginning with a
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From the Pines with Love 1985

From the Pines with Love.   1985. With the advent of the AIDS crisis owner John Whyte felt the need for a community response. With co chair Ron English, and using his
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The Beach Olympics 1975-1981

  The Beach Olympics. The Beach Olympics was a homespun event created in 1975. Most often as a fundraiser for the Pines Conservation Society. It brought the community together with
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