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Rose’s View: Cherry Grove

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Having a Gay Day at the Grove By Robert Levine Cherry Grove celebrated Gay Pride with a fantastic parade beginning on Saturday, June 22. There was a beach party, dinner parties, a dance at the Community House and fireworks in the evening. It was a long and happy day – a gay day if you will. The parade was full … Full Story

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Rose’s View: Cherry Grove

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Trash, Recycling, Treasure Hunting By Robert Levine The weekend of June 8 and 9 was a weekend of recycling collectibles and treasure hunting in Cherry Grove. We had a major clean up day on Saturday June 8, with a barge that left the Grove loaded with bulk household refuse. We had two deck sales that had fabulous treasures that never … Full Story

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Cherry Grove: Rose’s View

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By Robert Levine Victoria Falls was crowned as the new Homecoming Queen, elected by Cherry Grove residents and crowned by Rose as she puts her scepter aside. It was a sweet evening of fun and humor. Other contestants who entered were runner-up Davida, and Hope Spring. Rose Levine sang her final song of her reign “Rose of Cherry Grove Fame.” … Full Story

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Cherry Grove: Rose’s View

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By Robert Levine As Cole Porter wrote, “Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it.” So let’s do it and have a great summer! After all, aren’t we lucky to be here and to enjoy all the excitement? On Saturday, May 18, Diane Romano, president of the Cherry Grove Community Association Inc. (CGCAI), along with the townspeople, … Full Story

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Rose’s View: Gay Paradise

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Cherry Grove By Robert Levine The 2018 Honors Dinner, sponsored by Cherry Grove Community Association Inc. (CGCAI), was held at the Community House on Saturday, Aug. 18. Two open bars were set up: one on the main floor, the next on the upper level roof patio with the new pergola overlooking the bay. The baby lamb chops, crab cakes, and … Full Story

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Cherry Grove: Rose’s View

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Tradition! By Robert Levine That’s the way it is in Cherry Grove. Year after year we have the “traditional” summer season. First with the Flea Market, our Homecoming Queen election, the PAWS benefit, Pride Parade, Invasion … then before you know it we are at the End of Season Ball. But let’s first talk about volleyball. Known as the Cherry … Full Story

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Cherry Grove

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine I would like to thank all of you who attended “La Vie en Rose.” Thanks to George McGarvey, who designed a beautiful set, which I referred to as my salon on the Champs-Élysées; as well as a special thanks to Richard Cooley, who did my makeup. He has done more faces in Cherry Grove than … Full Story

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Cherry Grove

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine Invasion 43 Over and Out The balconies, ramps, windows, restaurants, and decks – the entire town was overflowing with people lined up a waiting for the arrival of Cherry Grove’s new Homecoming Queen Rose Levine. Diane Romano drove me in a cart through town waving and smiling to all the fans. The Queen’s entourage of … Full Story

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Cherry Grove

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine Rose Levine the 43rd Homecoming Queen of Cherry Grove is excited about invading the Pines with her bevy of 300 beauties. Many residents and visitors rent tables with several Grove establishments that afford a great view of the festivities. This gives them the opportunity to watch the parade go by in leisure and comfort. Gay … Full Story

Cherry Grove

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine The Homecoming Queen of Cherry Grove was established in 1976. Our first and second Queen was Panzi, who also was the organizer of the first Invasion. Panzi, Lyn Hutton and I are the last remaining original invaders out of the 15 people who rode the Sally and Randy Water Taxi from Cherry Grove to the … Full Story