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Kismet Kapers By Bradlee White Wowee! The first Kismet Day on July 21 was a phenomenal success. It was a well-planned and organized large event that brimmed with community support. Overall planners Dana DeRuvo and Wendy Schou captained an army … Full Story

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Summertime! By Bradlee White The Fourth of July, the parade of children’s wagons, the drumbeat of the Bay Shore and West Islip bands, Marines raising the flag, Saoirse Ryan singing the national anthem, the reading of the names of deceased … Full Story

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Kismet Kapers By Bradlee White June 16 was not only one of the most beautiful spring days we’ve had in this season of rain – but it was a perfect day for an auction, or two, or three. The Kismet … Full Story

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Kismet Kapers By Bradlee White The fundraiser for Michael “Mugsy” Cole was amazingly wonderful. Food Distributor Clare Rose organized the event, and some 50 sponsors donated a cornucopia of prizes for drawing as well as volunteers to sell tickets. Cathy, … Full Story

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Kismet Kapers By Bradlee White “Kid Kenny” (Ken Bellafiore) turned 60 on May 19. His wife, Laurie, threw a special party at their Crazy A home Saturday afternoon. Not surprisingly, it was a rainy day. There were beach umbrellas outside … Full Story

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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 … Full Story

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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 … Full Story

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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 … Full Story

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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 … Full Story

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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, … Full Story