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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Cher- Celebrity history.

Cher-  1981         Actress/ singer Cher visits the Pines. She goes to Tea Dance, and stops by the “Barbara” yacht .                                                                                          
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Season 2016. If we could turn back time…

Season 2016. If you could turn back time…     It always starts with tradition. Gil Neary Birthday party…                     The Kentucky Derby party est. 1986.    
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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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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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2000’s. A new Millenium.

2000’s. The Pines party grows into a major event/ fundraiser in the community. In 2004 owner John Whyte sells the commercial district to Pines resident Eric Von Kuersteiner. He begins
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Pines Party 1999

Pines Party 99.   After the GMHC Morning Party abruptly ended  in controversy in 1998 FIPPOA decided to create their own party to benefit charities of their own choice. The
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