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

KISMET – Across the Bay with MJ

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KISMET – Across the Bay with MJ By Marijane Voltz On August 4, Jake Perdie from Beach and Vine Wine and Spirits proposed to his girlfriend Cynthia. As the sun slowly set, Jake escorted Cynthia to the bench that overlooks the Great South Bay and asked her to be his wife. With Cynthia being a native of Cuba, Perdie went … Full Story

Kismet – Across the Bay with MJ

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Kismet – Across the Bay with MJ by Marijane Voltz ON JUNE 23 Rich Mahogany graced Kismet with their music as they celebrated their 10-year anniversary. With past, present and even future band members accounted for, fans packed the courtyard of the Surfs Out and danced into the night. Following the third set, the band broke into DNCE’s “Cake by … Full Story

Kismet – Across the Bay with MJ

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Kismet – Across the Bay with MJ By Marijane Voltz Once again, as tradition would have it, Pine Walk’s July Fourth Water Balloon Battle took place between the Paddy Shack and Ruts Hut. As family and friends gathered in the kitchen of the Paddy Shack on the clear and beautiful morning, pounding and splashing rang out as water balloons slammed … Full Story

KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ

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KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ By Marijane Voltz The Fourth of July celebration this year was a real crowd pleaser, as the floats were out of this world. The Northwell Health Southside Hospital Pirate Fest float was a beautifully-made mini pirate ship constructed by Jim Phelan. There were pirates and mermaids handing swords out to the crowd in an … Full Story

KISMET: ACROSS THE BAY WITH MJ

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KISMET: ACROSS THE BAY WITH MJ by Marijane Voltz WELCOME TO KISMET, the most westerly community on Fire Island, located just one mile east of the Fire Island Lighthouse. Known for its friendly community and lighthearted atmosphere, there’s no better place to spend your weekends and vacation in the summer. Part of Kismet’s charm is that you can only get there … Full Story

KISMET – Across the Bay With MJ

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KISMET – Across the Bay With MJ By Marijane Voltz         On June 4, the Surf’s Out hosted the Kismet Fire Department’s 43rd Annual Installation Dinner. It was a special evening as Carl Dahl was presented with the Proclamation of 36 years of service award. Other members of the KFD that received honors were Dominic Bertucci as Chief of the Department, … Full Story