• Review: Castaway Bar & Grill

    Review: Castaway Bar & Grill

    By Lorna Luniewski Castaway Bar & Grill 310 Bay Walk (at Cottage Walk) Ocean Beach, NY 631-583-0330 castawaybarandgrill.com In between heat waves on a recent Tuesday, my husband, Tom, and I boarded the ferry from Bay Shore and headed to Fire Island for dinner. Our destination: Castaway Bar & Grill in Ocean Beach, a first for us. My editor told ... Full StoryRead More »
  • Ocean Beach Music and Seafood Festival

    Ocean Beach Music and Seafood Festival

    By Emma Boskovski and Danielle Lipiec The Ocean Beach Chamber of Commerce kicked off its very first Music and Seafood Festival on Tuesday, Aug. 6, with games, sales and of course, an abundance of seafood and live music. Co-sponsored by the Fire Island News, the threeday festival gave friends, families and visitors for the day an opportunity to enjoy all ... Full StoryRead More »
  • Review: Beacheria

    Review: Beacheria

    786 Evergreen Walk, Ocean Beach 631-583-0387 The corner of Bay and Evergreen Walk has been a pizza place for as long as this reviewer can remember in her Fire Island life. One was there for decades and much beloved, and sorely missed when it shut its doors. Other incarnations followed, but never really quite took hold, leaving uncertainty in its ... Full StoryRead More »
  • Dining Review: Island Mermaid

    Dining Review: Island Mermaid

    By Robert Levine 780 Bay Walk Ocean Beach, NY 11770 631-583-8088 Hours: Monday-Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Scott Hirsch brought a new culture to Ocean Beach. He began with drag shows many years ago bringing Cherry Grove icons to perform at his restaurant the Island Mermaid. On Sunday, July 7, Cherry Grove’s superstar Ariel Sinclair was ... Full StoryRead More »
  • Review: Le Dock

    Review: Le Dock

    60 Bay Walk, Fair Harbor, NY 11706631-583-5200 Sir Isaac Newton famously stated, “An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.” In this case the lone Fair Harbor restaurant space we all know as Le Dock is the ... Full StoryRead More »