Topics :: Cherry Grove

Chita Comes to Cherry Grove

By EDGE | 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.

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.

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.

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

By EDGE | 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.

Fire Island Frolics: From Gillibrand to the Concerned Women of the Grove

By Michael K. Lavers | Tuesday Aug 9, 2011
It was a busy Saturday on Fire Island for this reporter-even if a fight at High Tea capped off what was otherwise a good day.

Fire Island Frolics: A Magical Night in the Pines

By Michael K. Lavers | Tuesday Aug 2, 2011
An intoxicating sunrise, a lucky hand and matrimonial illusions combined to create a magical night for this reporter at the Pines Party in Fire Island Pines over the weekend.

Fire Island Frolics: Eye Candy Amid a Calamity of Errors

By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday Jul 27, 2011
Some particularly sweet eye candy proved a bright spot during what can best be described as a calamitous weekend on Fire Island.