Topics :: Cherry Grove

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Fire in the Meat Rack!: Fire Island Blaze Takes 17 Fire Departments to Contain

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Aug 8, 2014
The wooded area between Fire Island gay communities in Cherry Grove and Fire Island Pines, commonly known to locals as "the meat rack," was the site of a blaze that took 17 fire departments close to two hours to put out early Thursday evening.

Linda Lavin to appear in Nardicio’s Icon Series July 26

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday May 29, 2014
Daniel Nardicio is proud to announce that Tony and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Linda Lavin will be making her Fire Island debut as part of his 2014 Icon Series.

Nardicio Returns to The Grove with Underwear and Icons:: Dina Martina to Kick-Off 2014 Series

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Daniel Nardicio, the wayward Ziegfeld of Fire Island returns to Cherry Grove this weekend for another season of Friday debauchery and Saturday - well, less debauchery.

Chita Comes to Cherry Grove

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Aug 14, 2013
Two-Time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera will perform songs from her legendary Broadway career with an intimate evening of music in "CHITA RIVERA: MY BROADWAY" coming to The Ice Palace in Cherry Grove, Fire Island Aug. 17 and 18.

2013 Icon Series Goes Full-Swing this Weekend in Cherry Grove

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Jul 3, 2013
Producer/Promoter Daniel Nardicio’s much buzzed about 2013 Icon Series featuring a season of legends and A-listers ranging from Carol Channing to Margaret Cho, goes into full swing this weekend with comic legend Bruce Vilanch.

NY Gay Resort Community Gains Historic Recognition

By Frank Eltman | Wednesday Jul 3, 2013
Decades before the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City, lesbians and gay men were living freely and openly in a place called Cherry Grove.

Cherry Grove Community House Added to Natl. Register of Historic Places

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Jun 10, 2013
At the urging of US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D- NY), The Cherry Grove Community House on Fire Island has been added to the National of Historic Places.

Fire Island Frolics: End of an Era

By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday Sep 7, 2011
This season’s last issue of the Fire Island News marks the end of an era of sorts for this humble reporter.

Fire Island Under Hurricane Warning, Mandatory Evacuation Continues

By Michael K. Lavers | Saturday Aug 27, 2011
Fire Island remains under a Hurricane Warning and a mandatory evacuation order in advance of Irene continues. The last ferries from Fire Island Pines and Cherry Grove to Sayville will run at 11:50 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27.

Fire Island Frolics: Cherry Grove Welcomes FIBO

By Michael K. Lavers | Tuesday Aug 16, 2011
Thousands of LGBT people of color descended upon Cherry Grove this weekend for the ninth annual Fire Island Black Out, but a long-time Grove resident’s tragic death cast a somber shadow upon the beach.

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