Kismet

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Kismet Kapers By Bradlee White Kismet’s “season” has started — sort of. Opening night at Kismet Inn, on April 13, was celebrated in the way of the Great Tradition of “Water On.” Surf’s Out opened May 4 for Happy Hour and a celebratory birthday dinner for Paul Barbara with friends and family. Saturday, May 5, looked more like July with … Full Story

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Kismet

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By Amanda Barbara It seems like we blinked and summer was gone. I can’t believe this is my last Kismet column for the season. Where did the time go? I am happy I was asked to write this column because it truly gave me a great appreciation of our little town. There is so much that goes on during a … Full Story

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Kismet

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By Amanda Barbara Kismet summers are ones for the books. I have spent most of my summers here on these walks. I remember too many slices at the Pizza Shack as a kid when Dino De Natalie used to throw the dough. When we could get ice cream at the window outside of the market, and were greeted by the … Full Story

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Kismet

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By Amanda Barbara Wow. August. I can’t believe how fast the time goes. We are halfway through one of the best seasons to be on Fire Island. The air is feeling warmer and the streets of Kismet seem more full Monday through Thursday. The town is buzzing with kids who have the summer off and are focused on riding their … Full Story

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Kismet

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By Amanda Barbara What a gorgeous time to be on Fire Island. As I enjoy my usual ice coffee and egg sandwich from the market, I can’t help but think how Andy and his team, Benny, Phil, Mikey, and more, make my Sunday mornings better. We all count down the minutes until we are back – running to grab a … Full Story

Kismet

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By Amanda Barbara The Fourth of July always brings an energy to Kismet that is unlike any other. Many have packed their bags and are here for the long four-day weekend. There was so much to celebrate, with great events that united the community. On Friday, June 30, we were greeted off the ferry by the Kismet Flower Ladies. With … Full Story

Kismet

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By Amanda Barbara With the weather finally warming up, I am excited to share what has been going on in Kismet in June and also the upcoming events on the calendar for Fourth of July Weekend. The Kismet Community Association (KCA) General Meeting was held on Sunday, June 4. Our newly re-elected president, Marsha Hunter, kicked off the meeting and … Full Story

Kismet

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By Amanda Barbara Memorial Day Weekend was filled with new visitors and familiar faces to our little slice of the island. For many that live in Kismet, we felt an air of sadness going into the holiday weekend. With the tragic passing of some of our own, the streets did not feel the same. Words cannot even describe the loss … Full Story

KISMET

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By Amanda Barbara Happy Memorial Day Weekend… finally! I’m Amanda Barbara and I will be reporting this summer’s Kismet happenings. For those who don’t know me, I have had a beach house on the island for most of my life, have three younger sisters who look identical to me running around East Lighthouse with no shoes, and I am the … Full Story

KISMET – ACROSS THE BAY WITH MJ

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KISMET – ACROSS THE BAY WITH MJ By Marijane Voltz As Kisminites sat on the beach soaking up the gorgeous August sun, the yearly reminder of summers end made its way down the beach. Bus #21, driven by Fire Island’s favorite Ms. Frizzle, Maryellen Kelly made her practice runs in preparation for the coming 2016-2017 academic year. It was an … Full Story