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Fire Island Pines

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine We boarded the ferry and left the Grove. We cruised along the Great South Bay, arriving in Pines Harbor. Our ferry was packed with our bevy of 300 beauties. As we approached the entrance of the harbor, we were greeted with horns and whistles blowing, flags and hands waving. It was incredible. We slowly approached … Full Story

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Fire Island Pines

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine I’m sure you and your friends had a great time at the 43rd Annual Invasion on Fourth of July! Getting to see the hundreds of those glamazons arriving from Cherry Grove to invade the Pines in high drag is a sight like none other. They keep the tradition going strong. I had some official duties … Full Story

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Fire Island Pines

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine CONGRATULATIONS TO LINDA Gottlieb who spearheaded the 8th Annual Women’s Pride in the Pines event on June 9. The two-part event began at 2 p.m. at Whyte Hall, with drinks, dancing, and a wonderful auction with lots of great choices to win. In keeping with the tradition of this gathering, everyone was dressed in white. … Full Story

Fire Island Pines

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine An invitation was sent out for a party given by Kit and Joe at Grey Gardens on Bay Walk, Wednesday, July 29, 1981, at 4:30 a.m., to celebrate the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana. Of course I was there. On Saturday, May 19, 2018, the entire world watched the royal wedding of their … Full Story

Fire Island Pines

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine Welcome to the Pines Season 2018. The harbor looks beautiful with new trees, sidings, decks and fences. We know John Whyte is looking down on us and is very proud to know that we are keeping the spirit alive. This past October, the Madison celebrated its 10th anniversary with an afternoon concert of “Falsetto’s,” featuring … Full Story

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Fire Island Pines

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine Once again it’s Labor Day weekend! How did it get here so quickly? It seems like we just opened our house in April. Let’s take advantage of this long weekend and enjoy all the many options we have offered to us in the months of September and October. Where were you at the time of … Full Story

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Fire Island Pines

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine   Fire Island Pines Arts Project presented their 16th Biennial art exhibition at Whyte Hall on Saturday, Aug. 5.  Twenty-four artists, many of whom are from the Pines, were represented, featuring their work.  An open bar and hors d’oeuvres were served at the membership preview party prior to general public admission. The artists included Ayad … Full Story

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Fire Island Pines

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine The Labyrinth Pines Party was tremendous! Fantastic! Incredible! Fascinating! Unbelievable! Extraordinary! Amazing! Wonderful! Over The Top! All this and more describes the 2017 Pines Party held on July 22 from 10 p.m.-7 a.m. At an estimated 3,000 people, a record-breaking attendance was part of the many events that were included for the weekend. The big … Full Story

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Fire Island Pines

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Rose’s View By Robert Levine Invasion 42: Michael Fitzgerald and I were ushered to a reserved seat on the dock where we had a perfect view and watched the entire development of the pre-show and everything happening around us before, during, and after the Invasion. It was as though we were sitting backstage in the theatre as we watched the crowds … Full Story

Fire Island Pines: Rose’s View

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By Robert Levine A ceremony was held at the Pines Harbor on Saturday, June 10 to dedicate the landing area where the ferries arrive. It is now officially known as Brockman Harbor Plaza, in memory of former Fire Island Pines Property Association (FIPPOA) President, Alan Brockman, who passed in 2014. FIPPOA President Jay Pagano spoke and introduced Fire Island Association … Full Story