The Monarch Butterfly migration of Fire Island.

The Monarch Butterfly migration of Fire Island. There’s no place like an island, and a barrier island especially, for seasonal migrants. That’s certainly true of Fire Island. The thirty-two-mile-long sandbar off Long Island may be best known for little red wagons, houses on stilts, and gay beach parties, but it...

Nudity on Fire Island.

Nudity on Fire Island. Then to now... The ancient Egyptians wore the minimum of clothing, and in a number of ancient Mediterranean cultures, the athletic and/or cultist nudity of men and boys was a natural concept. In ancient Rome, nudity could be a public disgrace and might be offensive or distasteful even in...

DJ Steve Sidewalk

DJ Steve Sidewalk As the world changes so does music and the makers. So we tell their stories... I was born and have lived all of my life in Northern NJ just minutes outside of NYC.  I started with gay youth dances which led college night at the now defunct Connexions in N.J....

The Seaplane history.

The Seaplane history.           The word Seaplane was meant to symbolize two types of planes associated with the sea. The type that is still used today is the floating plane or the hydroplane that we still see and use today. In this type of a seaplane,...