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Ocean Bay Park

Ocean Bay Park

By Barbara Gaby Placilla It was culture shock! When we left for Cuba to celebrate my husband Steve’s big 7-0, everything on Fire Island was one-dimensional black and white (if…

Atlantique

Atlantique

Fire Island or Florida? By Kirsten Corssen The winter snow has finally melted, the trees are finally blooming, and the ocean is slowly getting warmer. With a late start to…

Kismet

Kismet

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…

Saltaire

Saltaire

Saltaire Summery By Hugh O’Brien Well, that was some winter we’re still having. This is why it seems like such a short time since everyone closed up – the weather…

Ocean Bay Park

Ocean Bay Park

By Barbara Gaby Placilla This is my first column for the summer of 2018. I have eight columns and 99 days to tell you all about this wonderful and unique…

Cherry Grove

Cherry Grove

Rose’s View By Robert Levine This is my 45th season writing my column. I began in 1973, when Rhoda Gould, who wrote the Cherry Grove column for Fire Island News,…

Ocean Beach Area

Ocean Beach Area

Coming Home By Joey Macellaro “We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place,” wrote Pascal Mercier. “We stay there, even though we go away. And there are…

Fire Island Pines

Fire Island Pines

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…

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

Ocean Beach Association Winter Meeting – Tuesday March 20, 2018

By Maria Silsdorf On Tuesday, March 20, the Ocean Beach Association hosted their annual Winter Meeting in NYC. Despite the impending nor’easter, attendance was strong with about 150 present. The…

Atlantique

Atlantique

Fire Island Friend By Kirsten Corssen These three short months are our lifeline, and the fact that they are coming to an end is truly heartbreaking. Soon we will be…