The Pines blog…

The Pines blog…March 24,2018                                            By Mr.      
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Pines Blog March 2018.

Pines Blog March 2018.   3/10/18   The aftermath of recent storms has really taken a toll on the beach. Much erosion has taken place leaving bare trapbags exposed. Also
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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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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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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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The storms & hurricanes of Fire Island.

Hurricanes and storms have always been part of Fire Island history. 1938. Cherry Grove.         Saltaire.       1962. Hurricane Donna. Fire Island Pines.    
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The Meat Rack Est. 1950’s.

The Meat Rack Est. 1950’s.                  Photo by Sean Basil McGiver. The stretch of land between the Pines and Cherry Grove has been called
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Colleen Dewhurst- Celebrity history.

  Colleen Dewhurst- Celebrity history. June 3, 1924 – August 22, 1991   Actress Colleen Dewhurst was a frequent visitor to the Pines. She loved the freedom in which she
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Pines People- Leonard Frey

  Pines People- Leonard Frey   September 4, 1938- August 24, 1988 Leonard Frey was an actor who spent time here in the Pines. He originally wanted to become an
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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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