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Cherry Grove: Rose’s View

Cherry Grove: Rose’s View

By Robert Levine What an exciting weekend, I performed in “The Best of Times is Now” at the Community House in Cherry Grove. As Irving Berlin wrote, “The audience that…

Ocean Bay Park

Ocean Bay Park

By Barbara Gaby Placilla June flew by, it’s now July and we have officially entered the dog days of summer. According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, “the phrase ‘Dog Days’…

Atlantique: What’s Cooking?

Atlantique: What’s Cooking?

By Kirsten Corssen Walking down the path from the ocean to the docks with beach chair in hand, you may smell the faint hint of charcoal in the air as…

Davis Park

Swastika Graffiti Scrawled on Lifeguard Chair in Davis Park By Shoshanna McCollum Hate came to the shores of Fire Island on the eve of Independence Day Weekend as several Nazi…

Saltaire Summery

Saltaire Summery

By Hugh O’Brien Well, the Fourth of July is behind us now, or will be by the time this paper hits the stands and fans. Dealing with a Fourth that…

Ocean Beach Area: Small Town Advantage

Ocean Beach Area: Small Town Advantage

By Joey Macellaro Although the collective population of Fire Island has grown over the last few months from 400 to around 25,000, a small-town feeling is retained here in Ocean…

Kismet

Kismet

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…

Fire Island Pines: Rose’s View

Fire Island Pines: Rose’s View

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…

Kismet

Kismet

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…

Ocean Beach Area: Shifting Sands

Ocean Beach Area: Shifting Sands

By Joey Macarello I awoke with a start early one morning a few summers ago, suddenly aware of the fact that I had probably lost my best watch on the…