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  • Book Review: “Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life”

    Book Review: “Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life”

    By Rita Plush “Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life: Because You Can’t Go Naked” by George Brescia Non-fiction Gallery Books $21.99 George Brescia wants to get into your closet. Whatever mashup style your wardrobe is in, he wants to put it right. A top-tier New York City-based stylist and image consultant, as well as a Cherry Grove resident who has ...READ MORE »
  • Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Von Steuben (1730-1794)

    Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Von Steuben (1730-1794)

    Friedrich Wilhem von Steuben and the American Revolution By Lorna Luniewski This is a name that many may not be familiar with, myself included, but Baron von Steuben is credited with being one of the fathers of the Continental Army, teaching military drills, tactics and disciplines. He is still considered one of the most important German Americans, as his training ...READ MORE »
  • Roundtable Discussion on FI Archive Collections

    Roundtable Discussion on FI Archive Collections

    By Shoshanna McCollum On a gray Saturday afternoon on June 23, individuals from every corner of Fire Island quietly filed into the Ocean Beach Historical Society. The meeting was by invitation only, extended to the keepers of repositories on this island that are like beads on a string: Point O’ Woods Archives, Fire Island Pines Historical Society, Cherry Grove Archives ...READ MORE »
  • NYC THEATRE: Fall and Winter Preview

    NYC THEATRE: Fall and Winter Preview

    By Leonard Feigenblatt As Summer 2017 is nearing an end, here is a preview of NYC theater and theatrical events coming in fall/winter 2017-2918. New York City Center Oct. 26-Nov. 5, 2017: Matthew Bourne’s/New Adventures The Red Shoes Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, as well as Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tale, with music by Bernard ...READ MORE »
  • NYC THEATRE: A Fall Forecast

    NYC THEATRE: A Fall Forecast

    By Leonard Feigenblatt Transitioning back from beach to city life? What’s new and interesting in New York City’s thriving theatre scene this season might help smooth the adjustment, with performances in store that will inspire and uplift the spirits. Here is a look at some of the special events that will be happening in New York City over the next ...READ MORE »