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Atlantique

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Playing with Drones By Kirsten Corssen The view from the top of the Fire Island Lighthouse is like no other – you see the ocean horizon line to the south, the Great South Bay to the north, and a long strip of land to the east that seems as thin as the lighthouse itself. This view used to only be …

Atlantique: What’s Cooking?

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By Kirsten Corssen Walking down the path from the ocean to the docks with beach chair in hand, you may smell the faint hint of charcoal in the air as you make you way down the dock. Your mouth begins to water as you walk by the grills with sizzling chicken rich with spices, wishing you could have just one …

Atlantique

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By Kirsten Corssen Summer 2017 is in full swing: We have boats filling the marina, houses opened for the season, lifeguards up on the stand and Brian’s arm already sore from pouring rocket fuels at The Shack. With all this life back on the island we have a big summer ahead of us, so here’s what’s going on this summer …

This Week Atlantique

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By Kirsten Corssen   Traveling Always Brings You Home They say home is where the heart is, usually consisting of four walls and a welcome mat. But for us home is where the ocean is, where a fly bridge and a “Welcome Aboard” mat are found in every neighborhood. We may not all live on Fire Island year round, but …

ATLANTIQUE

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ATLANTIQUE By Kirsten Corssen Don’t Fall Yes, it’s on all our minds. August is rolling through very quickly and none of us want to let go of the hot summer days just yet. But before we fall, let’s reminisce about our summer. We all remember the first trip across the Great South Bay with excitement in our voices as we …

ATLANTIQUE

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ATLANTIQUE By Kirsten Corssen Seven Unwritten Fire Island Rules Fire Island is an enchanted place exiled from the “real world” where your problems are left behind. You’re able to live very simply and never be too far away from the beach. After living here for a period of time you can really see this laid back life style first hand. …

ATLANTIQUE

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ATLANTIQUE By Kirsten Corssen The Concert of the Summer! The speakers turned up high as the guitar riff echoes throughout the marina. As the sun drifts closer to the horizon the packed ferry pulls in with excited fans ready for a good time. It’s Saturday night, Aug. 6, and the best event of the year to take place at Atlantique …

THIS WEEK ATLANTIQUE

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THIS WEEK ATLANTIQUE By Kirsten Corssen Billy’s Endless Summer The news forecast reports that the winds are below 10 mph this morning, but will pick up to 15 -20 by later afternoon. With no rain in sight, the engines start up on the 24-foot whaler as the smell of sunscreen becomes prominent in the air. After a short ride across …

THIS WEEK ATLANTIQUE

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THIS WEEK ATLANTIQUE By Kirsten Corssen She’s the Master of the Dock  VHF Channel 9 turned up loud with a watchful eye looking out of the foggy window of the dock office. A large boat is pulling into the mouth of the marina as the radio blares: “SueRay to the Atlantique Dock Master.” “Atlantique to SueRay, slip A50 is opened and …

This Week Atlantique

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This Week Atlantique by Kirsten Corssen THE COOL OCEAN BREEZE blows the smell of crispy burgers on the barbecue in your face, as you glance at the setting sun behind the fly bridge boats with their American flags swaying in the wind. There is music playing underneath the chitter chatter of your freshly tanned friends that surround you. The day …