This Week Atlantique

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THIS WEEK ATLANTIQUE By Kirsten Corssen Balloon Oblivion The coffee is brewing in the kitchen as the sun is peaking over the horizon. You’re up with the sun, refreshed from a good night sleep lulled by the sound of crashing waves on the ocean shore. It’s a beautiful summer morning and great for a sunrise stroll on the beach. With …

This Week Atlantique

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This Week Atlantique By Kirsten Corssen “Mark Your Calendars” Some say the best time of year is when snow is falling and the Christmas tree is lit, but the Atlantique community believes the best time of year is when you’re at the beach and the hot sun is shining. The only presents we need are high SPF sunscreen and cold …

Sneak Peek to Atlantique

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ATLANTIQUE By Kirsten Corssen Sneak Peek to Atlantique Underneath the loud buzz of hand drills, the sweep of brooms, the hammering of nails, and the chitter chatter of the workers you can hear the faint crash of the ocean. These have been the sounds of Atlantique for the past couple of weeks as the summer 2016 pre-season is in full …

This Week in Atlantique

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This Week in Atlantique By Kirsten Corssen Here at Atlantique all the members of the community are truly like a family. Just walking down the docks you will see them all in conversation. Being a boaters’ community brings us closer together because of our intimate proximity. You can just be relaxing on the back of your boat and spark a …

THIS WEEK IN ATLANTIQUE

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THIS WEEK IN ATLANTIQUE By Kirsten Corssen The Atlantique Holiday It’s the holiday of the summer here at Atlantique, the Rich Mahogany concert of course. This annual event has been going on for seven years now, and has really racked up attention all over Fire Island. But before you all hopped on the ferry and grabbed your summer brew, did …

THIS WEEK IN ATLANTIQUE

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THIS WEEK IN ATLANTIQUE By Kirsten Corssen The Story Behind the Name Think about how many things in your life have a name: your family members, pets, cars, and even your boats. Walking down the docks at Atlantique Marina you will come upon a variety of boats with unique and clever names painted on the back of them, but where …

This Week in Atlantique

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This Week in Atlantique By Kirsten Corssen Atlantique may be a small town, but this past weekend it held a big event: The Fire Island Charity Swim! This is the fourth year in a row that the Fire Island Charity Swim took place with the start and finish line on Atlantique sand. The swimmers varied in age and categories depended …

This Week Atlantique

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This Week Atlantique By Kirsten Corssen How well do you know Atlantique? At sunset what happens at Atlantique Marina? A. Everyone cheers. B. The bathrooms close. C. The boats sound their horns. D. Free Rocket Fuels at The Shack. The answer is C – One of the most beautiful sights on Fire Island is a sunset. During the summer season, …

THIS WEEK IN ATLANTIQUE

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By Kirsten Corssen Let’s go Skurfing Here at Atlantique we like to keep ourselves busy. When it’s windy we sail, when its sunny we tan, when there are waves we surf, and when there is no wind or waves we “skurf.” Growing up in Atlantique skurfing was a big hobby that my friends and I did often. It not only …

ATLANTIQUE:10 Best Things About Atlantique

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By Kirsten Corssen The Shack There is nothing better than after a long day at the beach to stop at The Shack. The laid back atmosphere, the delicious 5 o’clock Rocket Fuels, the crispy fries, the live music and the smiles from behind the counter make The Shack an all around amazing place to be. Throughout the summer, they have …