Ninth Annual Fire Island Artist Residency Features 5 Visual Artists & Its First 3 Poets

Uncle Spooky Celebrates His Birthday with an Apt Scary Movie

Writers Dowling, De Mastri & Yaeger Read Their New Works at the Community House

FIG Offers Art Show, Featuring John Mansueto, Aronda Xystris & Susan Ann Thornton’s Work

Cherry's Holds Its White Party

Dancers Responding to AIDS Present 25th Anniversary Fire Island Dance Festival, Pines 7/19-21

Excelsior MC Donates $1,300 to Grove Fire Department

CGCAI Brings the Italian Street Fair to Cherry Grove

Neil Sedaka Visits Sand Castle

Invasion 2019: the View from Queen Victoria Falls’ Entourage

“Rose Levine Sings Broadway Melodies” Made for an Endearing Autobiography in Song

Arts Project Celebrates ‘Rainbow Warrior’ Gilbert Baker, Creator of the Rainbow Flag

Cherry Grove Holds Colorful 21st Annual Pride Parade

Electra Brings Us her Bette Midler!

Jan Felshin & Edrie Ferdun Celebrate 60th Anniversary, with All Cherry Grove in Attendance

Flags Fly from New Flagpoles on Grove Dock on Flag Day

Hedda—“the Legend, the Lady, & the Lettuce”—Returns to Cherry’s

Melbourne, Australia & NYC’s Eugene Becomes Mr. FI Bear 2019 During 5th FI Bear Weekend

Grove Artists Show Us Their Work

For PAWS’ Benefit, a New Show Staged by Sal Piro, Raising Nearly $3K

Cameron’s Bway Sessions Beach Party Enjoys Gala Memorial Day Opening with Roscioli & Fox

Cherry Grove Remembers Our Losses in Moving Memorial Day Service

House Blessing Raises Over $6K for Grove Organizations

Victoria Falls Is Cherry Grove’s 44th Homecoming Queen

Dan Daly Returns to Sand Castle

Porsche, Hosting ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Showing, Sings Some Favorites at Island Breeze

Bruce Michael the 2nd Wins Mr. Fire Island Leather 2019 Title during Excelsior MC Weekend

New Cherry Grove Dock Christened

With Jizzabella Hosting, Ruby Monroe Wins Cherry’s “So You Want a Job?” Contest, with Singers Anne Guinta & Davida Jones as Runners Up

FIAR 2018 Artists Show Work at LGBTQ Community Center in NYC

Cherry Grove Dock: a Work in Progress

Jerad Bortz Comes to the Monster!

Ariel & the Perfect Storm

Arts Project of Cherry Grove Members Gather in the City, at I Trulli Cucina

Arts Project Takes J. Mark’s in Ft. Lauderdale

Frankie Cocktail Fioravonti, of Lips & Top of the Bay, Passed Away on February 11

Carol Channing, Beloved Broadway Legend, Passed Away on January 15

Gathering at Cherry Lane to Say We Survived Summer 2018

Philis Raskind-Anderson, Sculptor & Cabaret & Theater Personality, Passed Away

Cherry’s Halloween Party, Season’s Last Big Event, Draws Large, Costumed Crowd

Arts Project Ends Platinum Anniversary with Gala Prom & Monika & Denise are King & Queen

Community Remembers Craig Burns Eberhardt

Turnabout Is All Play at the Ice Palace

Boudoir, Kimmi, Jizzy, Kendra, Busted & Josh Wish Us a Very Special Christmas at Cherry’s

Travis Wins 7th Annual Mr. Nude Belvedere Contest at Nardicio Spartacus Party

Miss Fire Island Coronation Ball Focuses on Winners Past & Present

53rd Miss Fire Island Pageant Brings Forth Fabulous Winners Tina Burner, Sugga Pie Koko & Vanessa Diamond

Toga Tea at Hi-Fidelio Benefits APCG

House Blessing Raises $ for Grove Organizations

APCG “Those Were the Days” Salutes NYC in Style

FIPAP Presents Rollicking “Rocky Horror” for Labor Day Weekend

Shirley Ritenour, with Brian Holman, Recalls, in Moving Song, ‘When She Loved Me’

Craig Burns Eberhardt, Belvedere Co-owner, Passed Away on August 20, 2018

FI Artist Residents Show Work at Closing Exhibition

CGCAI Honors Grovites Anita Auricchio, Jack Dowling, Ruth & Susan Freedner, & Valerie L. Perez & Evelyn Danko

Loved Ones, Friends & Students Remember Jean-Pierre Lemarié

Judy Gold Embraced by Capacity Audience at Community House in Her Grove Debut

Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle Spread Ecosexuality to Cherry Grove, Thanks to FIAR

Ben Cameron’s Broadway Sessions at the Beach Returns to Ice Palace at Last, with Special Guests Olivia Lucy Phillip & Anthony Lee Medina

At APCG 70th Anniversary Art Show, Diane Quero & Michael Abdis Works Win Recognition

Concerned Women of the Grove (CWOG) Raise $ for Breast Cancer Research & Services

Grovettes Beat Copettes in Annual Cherry Bowl Volleyball Tournament

Arts Project ’70s Casino Grosses $6,600 for the Arts

Robbyne Kaamil Passed Away in July

Fire Island Artist Residency 2018 Begins

Triage Takes Cherry’s by Storm Once Again

Cherry Grove Archives Collection Entertains & Educates with a Fantastic Film Festival

Excelsior MC Donates Master & slave Auction Proceeds to FIAR

Chris Caswell Brightly Steps into the Sun in Cherry Grove

In Bernstein’s “A Quiet Place,” in New Chamber Recording, Family Troubles Come Clear

Living ‘La Vie en Rose’ with Rose Levine on Bastille Day

Cynthia Nixon, Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate, Campaigns at Grove Community House

Club Cumming at the Beach Opener Showcases the Women

Queen Rose & Panzi Lead High-Spirited 43rd Annual July 4 Grove Invasion of the Pines

Cherry Grove Fire Department Remembers Recently Fallen Robert Younger & William Strumlauf

Veteran Favorites & New Faces Alike Dazzle in Panzi & APCG’s Own “70, Girls, 70”

Spending Late Sundays at Cherry’s with 2 Favorite Singers, Lauren Ordair & Vita Summers

Cherry Grove Holds 20th Annual Pride Parade

8th Annual Women’s Pride in the Pines Was Held on June 9

Imperial Court Holds Annual Benefit Drag Tag Sale

Cherry Grove Artists Show Their Work & Raise Money for Dune Fund

Ted Bishop Nieves Becomes Mr. Fire Island Bear 2018 During 4th Annual FI Bear Weekend

Hedda Lettuce Lights Up Tuesday Night--& Sunday—at Cherry’s

Grove Performers Raise $ for Bway & Grove’s Injured Jerad Bortz & Spouse Steven Skeels

PAWS Benefit Show Raises $$ for Stray Pets & Injured Wildlife

“Thinking & Drinking” Trivia, Starring Ken Woodhouse, Resumes at Ice Palace

Grove Remembers Losses at Moving Memorial Day Service at Community House

Rose Levine Is Cherry Grove Homecoming Queen 2018

Pianist Dan Daly’s Seasonal Return to Sand Castle Attracts a Crowd of Singer

Fire Island Beach Season Begins

Our Porsche Indulges Us in a Varied, Early Season, Nearly-All-Request Show

CB Kirby Becomes Mr. Fire Island Leather 2018 during Excelsior MC “Erector” Weekend

Flea Market Nets Arts Project Close to $5K

A Seal out of Water a Cherry Grove Story

Leilah Babirye Evokes Bugandan Empire & Daphne Fitzpatrick, $3 Bills in Gordon Robichaux Show

FI Artist Residency 2017 Artists Display Work in NYC “Bluebirds” Show

Rita Lichtenstein, of FI Pines & NYC, Passed Away on March 13 at Age 90

Two New York Josephs Will Vie for International Mr. Leather in May

APCG Holds In-Town Party at I Trulli

APCG Holds Out-of-Town In-Town Party in Ft. Lauderdale

Jean-Pierre Lemarié, Born in Paris, France, Passed Away Suddenly in NYC on February 23

Vincent Tiley (FIAR 2017) & Photographer Bryson Rand Display Work at Leslie-Lohman

Babirye Leilah Burns, FIAR 2015, Uganda Activist & Artist, Wins US Asylum

Chris Caswell “Step[s] into the Sun,” at the Beechman, in Fine Fettle

Juan Punchin (March 26, 1945, Ica, Peru -November 15, 2017, New York City): Memories of Juan & Cherry Grove

Vincent Tiley, FIAR 2017, Has a New Painting: “Mr. Leather Man”

Soprano Shirley Ritenour Gives Us an Affair to Remember, for CWOG, at Don’t Tell Mama

Cherry's Holds Halloween Party

APCG Goes Mad as a Hatter for End-of-Season Ball

Bill Strumlauf, Cherry Grove Firefighter, Passed Away on September 15

Grove Stars Raise Funds for Hurricane Disaster Relief

Cherry’s Christmas Party Features Wild Show by Ginger, Hedda, Boudoir & Kimmi

Edie Windsor, Marriage Equality Icon, Passed Away on September 12 at 88

Clay Magnus Wins Mr. Nude Belvedere 2017 at Daniel Nardicio Spartacus Event

Roland Michely & Joe Anania Host Toga Tea for APCG

Matt Baney, Homecoming Queens & Friends Wish Us a Rollicking Christmas in Legends VII

Boudoir, Kimmee, Jizzabella & Candi at Cherry’s on Sunday Night

Justin Vivian Bond Showed Up, Vocally, Emotionally & Politically, in Cherry Grove

Margaret Cho Takes on Trump & More in Ice Palace Show

FIAR 2017 Closes with Festive Reception & Exhibition

CGCAI Awards 12th Annual Community Honors to Walter Kowalsky, George McGarvey, Roland Michely & Sue Panzer

CWOG-Next Generation Breast Cancer Benefit Raised $50K+

Luna Luis Ortiz, of Visual AIDS & Ballroom Voguing Scene, Addresses FIAR

Women’s Pride in the Pines Raises $100K+ for Callen-Lorde

At 69th Annual Grove Art Show, Queen Ginger Snap & President Thom “Panzi” Hansen Single Out Ray Bagnuolo & Steven Menendez Photos for Recognition

Concerned Women of the Grove Breast Cancer Benefit Is Revived by “Next Generation”

FIAR Salutes Its Founders

Grovettes Beat Copettes in Cherry Bowl Tournament Volleyball Games!

Sonny Shores Sings on Cherry’s Dining with the Divas Series

Arts Project ‘Hollywood in Heaven’ Casino Nets Organization $10K+

Here Come the Grooms: Roque Loret-de-Mola & Ken Cypert Marry in Cherry Grove

Fire Island Artist Residency Introduces 2017 Emerging Artists

Dancing in the Rain at 19th Annual Pines Party

Michele Balan & Shirley Ritenour Take the Community House Stage

Triage, Popular Band, Makes 4th Annual Appearance at Cherry’s

Hedda Lettuce, Back at Cherry’s, Celebrates with a Birthday Bash

Cherry Grove Archives Displays Historic Treasures

Jean-Pierre Lemarié, Pianist & Composer, Makes Welcome Fire Island Return in Virtuoso Recital, a Study in Contrasts

CGCAI’s Colorful ’50s Party at Belvedere Raises $32.5K for Community House

Highly Political Grove Invasion of the Pines 2017, Coordinated by Panzi & Led by Ginger Snap, Recalls Revolutions of 1776 & 1976—& Now

House Blessing Raises More than $6K for Grove Charitable Organizations

Theresa Caputo, LI’s Spirited Medium, Entices ’Em into Grove Community House

3rd Annual Fire Island Bear Weekend Centerpiece Is Bear Contest, with Danny Jay as Winner

Marriage Equality Icon Edie Windsor Is Grand Marshal for Grove’s 19th Pride Parade

Early Morning Fire Destroys 4 Pines Homes

Grovites Gather to Remember Gilbert Baker on Flag Day, June 14

Hedda Lettuce, Queen of Green, Is Back!

4th Annual Artist Tour of Cherry Grove

Imperial Court Holds Drag Tag Sale

PAWS Fundraiser Netted $2,771 for Animal Rescue & Placement

Singer Porsche’s Season Is Already in Full Swing


Grove Stars Turn Out for PAWS at the Community House

Lavinia Draper Makes Season Debut, with Ken Woodhouse as New DJ

Ken "Sonny Shores" Woodhouse Makes Debut as Ice Palace Trivia Quiz Master

Ben Cameron’s Broadway Sessions Beach Party Opener Features Andrew Keenan-Bolger

Grove Remembers Losses on Memorial Day

Ginger Snap Acclaimed 42nd Grove Homecoming Queen at APCG Party

DWORLD's Renown Underwear Party Kicks-off Ice Palace's Season 2017 Opening Night

Grove Hosts Leather Weekend; Sir Joseph Is Named Mr. Fire Island Leather 2017

Arts Project Flea Market Raises $6K+ for Organization

George Susani (Princess Royale Brandy) Passed Away in January 2017

Kimmee Moore Wins Cherry’s “So You Want a Job?” Competition

Grove’s Lynn Lewis Passed Away on April 11

Gilbert Baker (June 2, 1951-March 30, 2017), Rainbow Flag Creator, Passes Away in NYC

Arts Project Holds In-Town Party, Announces Some Summer Season Highlights

APCG South Florida - The Out of Town - In Town Party

Jack Ebert, of Cherry Grove & Ft. Lauderdale, Passed Away on March 3

Arts Project of Cherry Grove Kicks Off 2017 with Winter Spectacular at Stonewall

Debbie Reynolds Passes Away in Week that Took Carrie Fisher & Singer George Michael

Season’s Survivors Gather at Cherry Lane

Ice Palace Ends Season, as First Signs of New Grove Hotel Emerge

Arts Project Celebrates Election 2016 with Gala End-of-Season ‘Grand Inaugural Ball’

At Island Breeze, LeeLee Heavenly Becomes Miss Tiki Bar, & at Cherry’s, it’s Christmas

Mark Is Selected as Mr. Nude Belvedere 2016 at Nardicio Spartacus Party

Honey Davenport, Holly Dae, and Lady Ivana Win Top Miss Fire Island Titlese

Roland & Joe’s Toga Tea Benefits Arts Project

Demi Tasse Takes Us on a Wild & Woolly Wax/Whacks Museum Tour

Singer Jennifer McClain Returns to Cherry Grove

CGCAI Salutes 7 Grovites for their Contributions at 11th Community Honors Awards Dinner

Singer Lailah Lancing Makes Ice Palace Debut

SAGE Visits Cherry Grove

Ginger Snap Shares Her Journey through Life & Song

Parker (“Panzi Invasion”) & Andie Sargent Marry & Raise $3K for Grove Archive

Richard Campanaro (1936-2016)

Dallas Dubois Makes Welcome Return in Solo Show at Cherry’s

Pataya Hart, Sapphira Cristal, Poly Cockit & Holly Boxsprings Win Recognition at Miss Cherry’s 2016

Doug Karalis (1970-2016)

Arts Project of Cherry Grove Holds 68th Anniversary Art Show—Eckdahl & Way-Howard Works Win Special Recognition

Christine Carol Nowakowski Parker (1948-2016): the Wife of My Life

Suffolk County Police Copettes Beat Grovettes in Cherry Bowl Volleyball Tournament

FIAR Introduces New Resident Artists to Cherry Grove

Sideshow Casino Grosses Nearly $4K for Arts Project of Cherry Grove

FIPAP Will Give Flaherty & Ahrens’ “Once on This Island” During Labor Day Weekend

Going for the Shine at “Xanadu” Pines Party

God’s Love We Deliver Thanks Fire Island for Support

“Panzi Invasion” Offers New Grovite’s Look, Referencing Veterans’ Views, at July 4 Invasion

Archives’ Restored “Camille” Film, from ’53, Is a Camp Treasure

Triage Priority: Make Hot Rock Music at Cherry’s

Singer Marieann Meringolo Graces the Grove Once More

Jason CoZmo Returns with Vivid Dolly Parton Tribute

CGCAI Takes to Belvedere for Colorful “Carnival in Venice” Costume Party, with Guest Lavinia Draper, & Raises $30K for Grove Community House

Patty, Al, & Busted, Familiar Grove Performers, Revel in Community House Debut in “Sissy”

We Celebrate Sonny’s Birthday & Grove Pride with a Rollicking Show

Queen Logan Conquers Pines in 40th Anniversary Invasion, Coordinated by Founder Panzi

John Sorensen Passed Away on Pride Day at Age 92

House Blessing Raises More than $4,600 for Grove Organizations

Koitz Captures Compelling Grove Images in “SNAP!!” Show, Benefiting Community House

BLOW is at Cherry’s on Thursdays

Disputed Territory: an Account of a FINS Ranger Incident

Lydia Sabosto Plays Top of the Bay

Exceptional Bway Sessions @ Beach on Pride Monday

Fire Island Pines Historical Preservation Society Presents "SOUVENIRS"

Ice Palace Benefit Raises Nearly $5K for Long-Term Survivors of AIDS/HIV

CGCAI Takes to Belvedere & Blueberry Hill for Summer Benefits

With Ginger & Gusty, Al, Patty, & Busted at Cherry’s on Sunday Night

Walk of Fame: Stroll Down Memory Lane–Becoming a Grove Tradition

Candlelight Vigil for Orlando & Fireworks Climax Pride Day in Cherry Grove

Susan Kravitz Celebrates Publication of “Mascara, Mirth & Mayhem,” 30 Years of Photos of “Independence Day on Fire Island”

Cherry Grove Holds 18th Annual LGBT Pride Parade

Hedda Lettuce Plays Island Breeze!

Grovites Remember Orlando with Beach Vigil

Drag Tag Sale Raises Funds for Imperial Court

Women’s Pride in the Pines, Lavish Fundraiser, Was Held on June 11

Rosana Chinchilla Displays Art Inspired by Cherry Grove

Lavinia Draper Celebrates her Birthday at her First Ice Palace Show of the Season

Ben Cameron’s “Broadway Sessions” Makes Splashy Debut at the Ice Palace, with Guests Daisy Eagan, Max Crumm & Travis Kent

Memorial Day at Grove Community House: Renovation, Homecoming Queen & Remembrance

Photographer Koitz to Display Fire Island Photos at Grove Community House

Dan Daly Returns to SandCastle

Cesar Diaz Named Mr. FI Leather ’16, with John Doyle as Audience Favorite, During Excelsior MC “Island of Misfit Boys” Run

Porsche Flexes Those Pipes in Varied 1st Solo Show of the Season

Ariel Hosts Ice Palace Opening Night, with Porsche, Logan, Brenda, Jada, Sonny, & DJ Chuck

Tudorville Deck Sale Benefits APCG

Kentucky Derby Day at Island Breeze Raises $2K+ for EMS

FINS Policy on Nudity on Grove & Pines Beaches Clarified

Arts Project of Cherry Grove Holds Preseason Reunion in NYC

Arts Project Holds Ft. Lauderdale Party

Cherry Grove Stars Perform in ‘Winter Spectacular’ at Stonewall to Benefit Arts Project

Cherry’s Holds Terrific Early Halloween Bash

Arts Project Returns to Studio 54 in Disco-Themed Gala Ball

Cherry’s Holds Candyland Party

Porsche Celebrates 10 Years at Ice Palace at Finale to a Challenging Season

Cherry’s Celebrates Christmas at 1st of a Series of Saturday Night End-of-Season Parties

Nardicio Underwear Party Concludes Season at Ice Palace, with 600 in Attendance

Arts Project Takes Tea by the Sea

Dan Daly & Marissa Pontecorvo Headline Season Finale at Sand Castle

Hedda Lettuce, Her Name Up in Postcards, Gives Season Finale at Cherry’s

For Miss FI’s Golden Anniversary, Vita Summers, Kendra H. Kinx, Donna Piranha & Yuhua Hamasaki Win Miss FI, Entertainer, Ms. FI, & Miss FI All Star Titles

Broadway @ the Beach Ushers out 10th Season at the Ice Palace in Style

Enjoyable Kid Kamp Show Encourages “Future of Cherry Grove”

David Auxier-Loyola’s “The EnGaygement” Touches Hearts in Cherry Grove

In Matt Baney’s “Legends IV: Hullabaloo,” Homecoming Queens Salute the ’60s

FIPAP Fields a Terrific “Cage aux Folles,” as “Gawdy” & “Grand” as One Would WantWeekend

Singers Julie James & Jennifer McClain Pay Wonderful Tribute to “Bway Dames”

"Carmen Miranda Bingo" Concludes APCG Bingo Season

Justin Vivian Bond Attests that “Love Is Crazy!” for APCG, on Full Moon Weekend

Ice Palace Divas-for-a-Night Turn It Out in ‘Turnabout’

Daniel Nardicio's "Fashion on Fire" Benefit Raises Close to $8K for Rosie's Theater Kids

CGCAI Holds 10th Annual Honors

FIAR Resident Leilah Presents “Door to Fantasy” to Ice Palace Queens

Unsinkable Debbie Reynolds Sings, Quips, & Reminisces for the Arts Project of Cherry Grove

Bill Perez's Ashes Are Scattered in the Great South Bay

Nardicio Underwear Party, Mid-August, Still Packs Them In

Sonny Shores Hosts “Cherry Grove Pride Celebration,” Community Variety Show, at the Palace

With Festive & Invaluable “Invasion of The Pines,” Lorraine H. Michels Continues Her Photographic Chronicle of Cherry Grove History

Hedda Lettuce Sings! At the Community House! For the Arts Project!

Lorraine Michels & Thom “Panzi” Hansen Introduce Lorraine’s “Invasion of the Pines” Book at FIG & Floyd’s

Matthew George’s Gala Birthday Party at Belvedere, with Songs by Annie Ross

Grovettes, Home Team, Best Suffolk County Police Copettes Again, winning 2 Games to the Copettes’ 1, in Annual Cherry Bowl Volleyball Tournament

Sonny Shores Hosts 'Pride Celebration' Show, with Favorite Grove Performers, at Ice Palace on August 9

Bill Perez's Ashes to Be Scattered from Dock on August 15

Honey Davenport, Vita Summers & Champagne Bubbles Take Titles in Miss Cherry’s Contest

FIAR Presents Its 2015 Resident Artists to Cherry Grove

Jack Dowling’s “Joseph’s Hand” & Devan Shimoyama’s “Howling to the Moon” Win President’s & Queen’s Choice Ribbons at 67th Annual APCG Art Show

Electra Makes Welcome Return to Cherry’s as Bette Midler & More

Pines Party Glittered in Living Color & the Hue Was Emerald

Archives Show, Curated by Lee Sharmat, Displays Grove’s Historic Treasures

21st Annual Fire Island Dance Festival Raises More than $540K for AIDS Services

Nardicio’s “Cherry Grove Is on Fire!,” with Alan Cumming, Benefits CGFD & New Fire Truck

Grove’s 40th Invasion of the Pines: Celebratory, Controversial, Political, & Exhilarating!

Miss Sweetie Plays Island Breeze

Bianca Del Rio, Superstar, Returns to Cherry’s

Sonny Shores, Your Singing Bartender, Returns to Top of the Bay

Dan Daly Returns to Sand Castle

Imperial Court Holds Drag Tag Sale

Arts Project Holds “Over the Rainbow” Casino, Netting $4K+, on Pride Day

Cherry’s & Cherry Grove Remember Bar’s Original Co-Owner Lois McIntosh

Cherry Grove Holds 17th Annual Pride Parade

Pines Women’s Pride Raises $120K+ for LGBTQ Youth through Hetrick-Martin Institute

Jamie Brickhouse & Friends Celebrate "Dangerous When Wet" Publication

House Blessing Raises More than $5K for Grove Organizations

Jamie Brickhouse’s “Dangerous When Wet”— the Riveting Tale of a Gay Man’s Ups & Downs--& Larger-than-Life Mama Jean

Much-Heralded New CGFD Fire Truck Arrives in Cherry Grove

Bears Invade Grove for 1st FI Bear Weekend, Featuring Mr. FI Bear Contest, Beards & Bears Underwear Party, Furball, & Bear Brunch

Queer Nation Flies Banner, Urging Pines Business Boycott, from Plane above Fire Island

PAWS Show Raises $2K+ for Stray Animal Rescue & Placement

Hedda Lettuce Returns to Cherry’s in Rare Form & with New (Dress) Material

Two Day Flea Market Raises Thousands of $ for Arts Project

Edrie Ferdun Leads Yoga at Community House

Array of Grove Stars Turns out for PAWS

Activists Urging Business Boycott Begin Papering the Pines

Nardicio Underwear Parties Resume

Lavinia Draper Is Back at the (Ice) Palace!

Playing Games with Sybil Bruncheon at Island Breeze

Memorial Fund Grants $3,600 to Grove Archives for Digitalization & Storage of Materials

Broadway at the Beach’s 10th Season Opens at Ice Palace & Songs from Musicals Predominate

Cherry Grove Remembers Losses at Memorial Day Service

Demi-Tasse Is Cherry Grove Homecoming Queen 2015

NYC’s Edd Named Mr. FI Leather 2015, with Boston’s Jonathan as Runner-up, & $500 Raised for New CGFD Truck, During Excelsior & Twilight Guard ‘Cherry Grove 20/40’ Run

Cherry’s Shows off Talent in 5th Annual “So You Want a Job?"--DJ Michael Vespie Wins

Leather Weekend May 15-17 Shapes Up, as Contingency Plans Fall into Place in the Wake of the Grove Hotel Fire

Young Singer Vita Summers, New to the Grove, Makes Impressive Cherry’s Debut

Island Breeze Kentucky Derby Event Raises $4,500 for EMS in the Grove

Porsche Sings Emotional 1st Show of Season at Island Breeze

FI Photographer Koitz, USC Award Winner, Exhibits FI Photos in LA this Month

Bill Perez (1939-2015), of Cherry Grove, Chelsea & Ft. Lauderdale, Passed Away

Dick Newman, of Cherry Grove & Ft. Lauderdale, Passed Away in March 2015

Grove Hotel, Holly House, Anima, and Kokomo Engulfed in March 27 Early Morning Fire

Arts Project Anticipates Cherry Grove Season with March Reunion Brunch in Chelsea

APCG Holds Out-of-Town In-Town Party in Ft. Lauderdale

Sonny Shores, “Untucked,” Does the Duplex

Singer-Songwriter Mark Aaron James Releases Compelling New Album “Play Harder”

Frank Glinsky October 25, 1959-November 16, 2014

Gary Greene Passed Away on December 10, 2014

Marge Cozzolino Passed Away on November 6, 2014

Cherry Lane Holds Survivors Party, Final Event of its Season

Lois McIntosh, Life Partner of Meryl Facterman, Co-Founder of Cherry’s, & Co-Producer of 1st Dr’s Fund Benefits, Passed Away on September 30

Divas & Demons Dance to Music of Queen Levine at Cherry’s Halloween Party

APCG Ball Salutes ‘Kinky Boots’

Paradise Lost? FINS Rangers Update Position on Nudity on the Beach

Porsche Sings out Her Ice Palace Season with 30 Songs, with Faithful DJ Chuck

Daniel Nardicio Holds Season's Final FI Underwear Party

Ken Woodhouse & Mike Turci Marry on September 20

Cherry’s Celebrates Co-owner Jacqué Piazza’s Birthday with Candyland Party

"The Normal Heart" comes home to the Pines this Saturday

Playwright Dan Clancy Composes a Beautiful “Quartet”

Grove Performers Turn Out for CWOG EMS Benefit

At Daniel Nardicio’s 3rd Annual Spartacus Party, Clint Is Chosen Mr. Nude Belvedere

David Bullock Passed Away on September 1

Brenda Dharling, Jada Valenciaga & Whore D’Oeuvre Take Top Miss FI 2014 Titles

Bway@Beach Ends Season 9 with Dazzling Finale

Ken Woodhouse, APCG, & Kid Kamp Present 2nd Annual Cherry Grove Children’s Show

Turning Out in Togas for APCG

Director James Belzer Shows the Community His Film “Coming of Age in Cherry Grove”

FIPAP Fields Strong Ensemble for Enchanting Sondheim-Lapine “Into the Woods”

In “Déjà Vu,” Demi-Tasse Shares Her Dream View of Vegas

FI Opera Festival Introduces Unfamiliar 1st Weill Opera, an Intense “Protagonist,” in the Pines

Cherry Grove Honors 2014

Top of the Bay Restaurant Reopens Just 9 Days after Fire

“Do Your Own,” Kathy Najimy Urges, in Climax to Nardicio Icon Series at Ice Palace

Miss Sweetie Makes Welcome Return to Fire Island at Last!

Pines Dances on Beach to DJ Paulo’s Music at Ascension, Benefit for Fund in the Sun Charities

Christine Ebersole Sings for SOCH on Nardicio Icon Series & Is Fêted by CGCAI & APCG

Setting the Guinness World Record for the Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Madonna

Ice Palace Celebrates Ariel Sinclair’s 20th Anniversary

APCG Finds Photographers Kravitz & Quero ‘Remembering the Grove’

Early Morning Fire Breaks out in Top of the Bay Kitchen

FIAR Introduces Its Artists to the Grove

Ascension Party Will Go on, in the Pines, as Scheduled, Despite Some Damage by Storm

Role Reversal in Palace Turnabout Show: Performers Bartend & DJ, Bar Staff Performs in Drag

Broadway’s Jackie Hoffman Brings Riotous Rant & Qvetch to Ice Palace as Nardicio Icon

Danny Logan/Dallas Dubois, Newly Muscled & Bearded, Makes Surprise Return to Ice Palace for Logan Hardcore Birthday Pool Show

Arts Project Holds 66th Annual Art Show—Artists Fernando & Crawford Win Recognition from President & Queen

Cherry’s Celebrates Johny Pool’s 50th Anniversary on Fire Island

Daniel Nardicio Celebrates Birthday with an Underwear Party Featuring Naked Dessert Table

Carrington Tract Fire & Fencing

Blue Whale Chef Stephen Daniello Announces Celebrity Luncheon for August 13

Grovettes Beat Copettes Again—Finally—in Cherry Bowl Volleyball Tournament

Ascension Party Returns to FI Pines for 9th Steamy Summer of Fun Packed Parties

Bianca Del Rio, ‘Drag Superstar,’ Returns to Cherry Grove

Taking Two Titles Apiece in Miss Cherry’s Pageant, Tina Burner- Miss Cherry’s & Audience Favorite- & Honey Davenport -Miss Cherry Lane & Best Performer - Are Winners

CGCAI Raises $180K+ at “Route 66” SOCH Benefit at Blueberry Hill

NOLA 'Nardi Gras' Is Theme for First August Underwear Party

Community Reacts to FINS Statements & Actions

Skyla Is Crowned Miss Grove Hotel 2014 & Brenda Dahling Takes Remaining 2 Titles

APCG XXXMas Casino Raises $5K+ for Organization

Broadway’s Linda Lavin, also Notable as TV’s “Alice,” Wins Hearts as Nardicio ‘Icon’

Nardicio Pines Party Weekend Underwear Party Draws More Than 1,000

Triage Rocks the Grove

Jason Cozmo Returns as Julie, Liza & Dolly

FINS Officials Attend CCGAI Meeting &, Addressing Meat Rack Citations & Other Issues, Hew Firmly to Party Line

John DiNaro & John Young Display Sculpture at Floyd's

“Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor,” the Dr’s Fund Benefit, Proves a Laugh a Moment

CGCAI Will Follow ‘Moroccan Mirage’ Success with ‘Route 66’ on August 2

Belvedere Invades Palace for Whip It Out Wednesday

CGCAI’s Colorful Moroccan Mirage Party Benefits Grove Community House

Linda Eder Unfurls That Magical Voice to Open Nardicio Icon Series at the Ice Palace

Meat Rack Incidents Continue as FINS Rangers Step up Patrols

Hurricane Postpones July 4th Invasion, But Grove Invades Pines in Glorious Sunshine on the 5th

Nardicio Underwear Party for the 4th Fills the Palace

Sonny Shores, Singing Bartender, Makes Top of the Bay Debut

Mark Aaron James Serenades Blue Whale Brunch Audience

Mica Tells Her Story in Narrative & Song

Grove Celebrates with 16th Annual Pride Parade

‘Blow’ Begins for the Season at Cherry’s

Early A.M. Fire Destroys Grove House Hernando’s Hideaway

Porsche & Palace Celebrate Johnny Pool

Drag Tag Raises Funds for Imperial Court

Island Breeze Holds “Who’s Your Daddy?” Party

Freedner Twins Celebrate 70 with Blood Family & Grove Family

Grove Fire Department Remembers Ex-Chief George Oakley (October 27, 1949-May 26, 2014)

Hedda Lettuce Returns to Cherry’s

Pines’ Love Shack Benefits Trinity Place Shelter

FINS Rangers Give out Summonses for Sex in the Meat Rack on June 7

Augmenting the Tonys® Telecast with Live Performances

Traditional Colorful Grove House Blessing Takes Place on June 7

Lavinia Draper’s Special Guests Join Her in Happy Hour Show

Ariel Sinclair’s Kamikaze Kabaret Begins for the Season

Cherry Grove Stars Turn out for PAWS

Loved Ones Remember Dennis Daniel

"Souvenirs Three Decades of Classic Tea Dance"

Shequida, with Guest Dancers & Crystal Demure, Begins Ice Palace Season on Memorial Day

Grove Remembers Losses in Memorial Day Service

Fire-Fighter, Long-Time Resident, and Contractor George Oakley Passed Away on May 25

Whore D’Oeuvre Is Grove Homecoming Queen 2014

Dina Martina—a Mess & We Love Her—Returns to Open Nardicio Icon Series

Pianist Dan Daly Returns to Sandcastle

Nardicio Kicks Off Season with Packed Memorial Day Weekend Underwear Party

Sybil Bruncheon Hosts ‘Fun & Gaymes’ at Island Breeze

Showtune Sing-along Resumes at Cherry Lane

Bianca Del Rio Wins ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

Victor Skolnik, Excelsior MC Treasurer, Is Mr. Fire Island Leather 2014

Ariel Sinclair Hosts 2nd Night at the Palace

Porsche Show Opens Ice Palace Season

Belvedere Founder John Eberhardt Passed Away at Age 92

For NYC In-Town Party, APCG Takes Us to Lips for ‘Broadway Brunch’

Grove Performers Strut Stuff at Stonewall to Benefit Arts Project

Arts Project of Cherry Grove (APCG) "In-town Party" out of town... in Fort Lauderdale

Bill “Billie Ann Miller” LaMonica, 1925-2014

FIBO 2014 Is Cancelled

Ramses & Amun Ra, Beloved Egyptian Mau Pet Cats, Passed Away in January & December

State Grants Grove Community House $300,000+ for Renovation & Repair

Ritenour Rises to Highest of Wagnerian Heights in Breast Cancer Benefit Recital

Lorraine Michels Book Celebrates Grove Community House, “the Heart of Cherry Grove”

Late Season Nighttime Fire Destroys Luxury Home on Fisherman’s Path in the Pines

A Very Unusual Porsche Show Concludes Singer’s Season

Cherry’s Annual Halloween Party Helps Brighten the End of the Season

APCG Ends Season with Black-and-Silver Beaux Arts Ball

Nardicio’s Season Closes with Back to School Underwear Party

Family & Friends Will Celebrate the Life of David A. Blaustein (1961-2013) on October 25

Christmas at Cherry’s, Dan Daly at the Breeze & Nardicio Party at the Palace

Grove Remembers Pete Lahny

Daniel Nardicio Celebrates ‘Spartacus’ at Clothing-Optional Belvedere

Grove Stars Raise Funds to Fight Breast Cancer in CWOG Follies

Roxy Brooks, Bootsie LeFaris & Zola Win Top Titles in 48th Annual Miss FI Contest

Community & FINS Rangers Cooperate on 2nd Annual Meatrack Cleanup

New Generation Takes Community House Stage with Flare in “3 Piggy Opera”

At Roland & Joe’s Toga Tea, Benefiting APCG, Philomena Feeds Us & Dan Gets Us Singing

Matt Baney’s “Legends: Project Runway” Celebrates Grove Homecoming Queens—Highlight Is Home Depot Haute Couture Fashion Show

Huge Crowd Packs Ice Palace for Nardicio Labor Day Weekend Party

Well, Hello, Dolly, It’s So Nice to Have You in the Pines for Labor Day

FI Opera Festival Makes Splashy Pavilion Debut with a Concert & Operatic Rarities

Grove Archives Show, Curated by Lee Sharmat, Spotlights Rose, Bella, Billie Ann, Includes Color Footage from the ’40s

“Simply Edie,” Dancer & Singer, Returns to the Grove

CGCAI Honors Gary Greene, Luis Valentin, Phil Stoehr, Sal Piro & the Late Glen Boles

Gatsby Party Raises Funds to Save Our Community House

US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Highest Ranking Official Ever to Visit Cherry Grove, Unveils Historic Designation Plaques at Community House1

11th Annual Fire Island Black Out Weekend Held August 9-11

No Joy in Grove-ville: Mighty Grovettes Bested by Copettes for a 2nd Year

Sabel Scities Is Miss Cherry’s’ Lauren Ordair, Tina Burner & Bootsie LeFaris Score Other Titles

18th Annual -- & Last? — CWOG Breast Cancer Benefit Takes Place on August 3

At 65th APCG Annual Art Show, President & Queen Recognize Eckdahl & Michels

Nardicio Party Celebrates Leo Birthdays

Dallas at the Palace

Charity Hosts Cherry’s Dining with the Divas Show

Good Drag or Bad Drag, But Always in Fun, Turnabout Show Benefits Dunes Fund

APCG Casino Goes to the South Pacific

FI Artist Residency Introduces its 2013 Resident Artists

Imperial Court Royal Revue Returns to the Ice Palace

Dr’s Fund Show Twists Show Tunes till We Scream—with Laughter

SAGE Honors CGCAI’s Diane Romano & Floyd’s’ Brett Roper

Nardicio Underwear Parties Draw Record Crowds to Ice Palace

Fire Fighter Laura Dunlop Passed Away on July 18

Chanteuse Bianca Leigh Returns for Cherry’s Dining with the Divas Series

Porsche’s Key West Colleagues Invade the Ice Palace

Margaret Cho Talks Frankly about Sex & Its Many Variations

Call to Action - Cherry Grove and Mosquito Spraying - Residents Need to Vote! Message from Diane Romano, President CGCAI

HQ Shirley Shapiro, Escorted by Mr. FI Leather Candido Soares & Jake Roberts, Dressed for a Bar Mitzvah, Leads 38th Annual Grove Invasion of the Pines

Outlook LI Gives Generous Donation to CG Dunes Fund

Cherry Grove Celebrates 15 Seasons of Pride

Imperial Court Holds Annual Drag Tag Sale

Motley Clerical Crew Gives Grove’s House Blessing

Ariel Sinclair’s Kamikaze Kabaret Season Premiere Features Yamaneika Saunders as Headliner

Women's Pride in the Pines Party Benefits SAGE

Grove Celebrates Harold Seeley with Homages, Spreading of Ashes, Distribution of Bequests, Dinner & Fireworks

Dan Daly at the Castle, Nardicio Party at the Palace

Show Tune Sing-Alongs Return to Cherry's

Hedda Lettuce Is Back at Cherry’s!

Frankie Cocktail Is Back at Top of the Bay

At PAWS Benefit, Grove & Guest Talent Turn out to Help the Animals

At 3rd Annual Save Our Community House Campaign Kick-off, CGCAI Recognizes Dunes Fund & Fire Department’s Invaluable Contributions, in the Wake of Super Storm Sandy, & Introduces Lorraine Michels’ Book, Celebrating Our House

Porsche, Pines Visitors & Porn Stars at the End of May

Grove Remembers Losses at Memorial Day Service

Shirley Shapiro Is Crowned Grove Homecoming Queen ’13 at APCG Membership Party

Astounding Dina Martina‘Singees, Dahnces, & Ahcts’ to Open Nardicio Icon Series, Season 2

Nardicio Ushers in Ice Palace Underwear Parties with a Carnival Salute to Fleet Week

Robin Byrd & Lucas Entertainment Inaugurate Steamy Porn Night “Blow” at Cherry’s

Sid Grossberg, Grove Nonagenarian, Passed Away on May 19

Candido Soares Become Lucky 13th Mr. FI Leather during Twilight Guard’s 1st Run

Opening Night Gala Brings Out Ice Palace Stars

Russell A. Chieffe, of Cherry Grove & Jersey City, Passed Away April 1 at Age 55

Chita, Channing, Vilanch & Cho Headline Nardicio Icon Series 2013

APCG Holds NYC In-Town Party, Announces Preliminary Summer Schedule

Sal Piro Announces Resignation as Grove Hotel/Ice Palace Manager

Arts Project Out Of Town "In-Town Party" in SoFlo is a Big Hit!

FINS: Nudity on Fire Island Beaches Will Be Limited

Fire Island Survives Storm Sandy

Rose Levine Rolls Out the Merman & Herman at the York to Save Grove Community House

Cherry’s Throws Gala Halloween Party for Climax of Season

Arts Project Struts Most Elegant Stuff in End-of-Season Jet Setters’ Ball

Sabel Scities Gives Season’s Final Cherry’s Show

Singer Ends Season with ‘Porsche-thon’: 30 Songs, Impressions of Colleagues, & a Pizza Break

Daniel Nardicio Holds Final Ice Palace Underwear Party of a Stellar Season

Cherry’s Celebrates Jacqué’s Birthday with Candyland Party

Mr. FI Lthr Mark, Lavinia Draper, DJ Richard, Palace Mgr John & Leather Man’s Cirrtone Throw a Leather Tea

LaFountaine Family Story—a Slice of Pines History

Cherry’s Celebrates Christmas in September; Nardicio Throws a Blackout Party at the Palace

Mr. FI Leather 2012 Mark Nayden & Singer Lavinia Draper to Host September 22 Leather Tea

Concerned Grove & Pines Citizens & FINS Rangers Cooperate to Clean the Meat Rack

Grove’s Own Wendy Elected NY Emperor 22

Shequida Closes Season with Show Filled with Surprises

Concerned Citizens Join FINS Rangers to Work to Rid the Rack of Litter on Sept 15

Yuhua Hamasaki, Holly Dae & Monica Storm Take Top Titles in 47th Annual Miss FI Contest

APCG Holds “Dragon Queen Casino,” Fundraiser “with an Asian Flair”

APCG Dresses in Togas for Tea during Labor Day Weekend

Finn’s “Falsettos,” FIPAP’s Fine Choice of Labor Day Show, Looks Unflinchingly at Alternative Families at the Dawn of the Age of AIDS

Veda ‘s “Transphibian” EP Comes from Ireland, with Love, to Fire Island

Lavinia Draper Gives Gala Season Finale, with DJ Richard Kennedy, at the Ice Palace

CWOG Reports Funds Raised at August 4 Breast Cancer Benefit

Grove Stars Perform in CWOG “Follies” Benefit at the Ice Palace

Grove Performers Salute Shannon at Baby Shower Show

Archives Displays Cherry Grove Treasures in Curator Sharmat’s Show

Concerned Grove Men Meet with FINS Ranger Supervisors about Recent Meat Rack Patrols

Meeting Folks at Daniel Nardicio’s Ascension Weekend Nardi Gras Party

We Celebrate Jean-Pierre’s Birthday

CGCAI Honors Matt Baney, Michael Coffindaffer, Carl Luss &, Posthumously, Wally Forstell

Bradshaw Smith, Broadway Beat Videographer, Remembered in Grove by Friends & Family

“Turnabout” Is All Play, at the Ice Palace, Where “the Boys Are Girls, the Girls Are Boys,” According to Titanium/Lavinia

Can I Get an “Amen?” Daniel Nardicio, Flotilla DeBarge & Robbyne Kaamil Hold FIBO Sunday Gospel Brunch at Island Breeze

Fire Island Black Out Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Ronkonkoma, Grove & Pines

Ginger Snapt Sweeps Miss Cherry’s Pageant Titles; Liza Minnelli Makes Cameo Appearance

July 28 “Illusions & Delusions” Show Raised Over $7,000 for Doctor’s Fund

Concerned Women Hold Lavish 17th Annual Breast Cancer Benefit

Liza Minnelli Joins Alan Cumming on Daniel Nardicio’s Icon Series & the Grove Is in Rapture

Daniel Nardicio’s Leo Birthday Underwear Party Features Naked Dessert Table

Icon Joe Hepworth Returns to the Grove to Work Weekends at the Tiki Bar

No Joy in Grove-ville: Mighty Grovettes Bested by Copettes in Volleyball Tournament