From History: The four-lane highway that almost ripped through Fire Island

by Christopher Verga | Forty-four miles from New York City’s congestion and exhaust-filled streets sits a 32-mile sandy beach island oasis. Distinct from Long Island’s mainland, Fire Island is home to 17 communities that vary in identity. Lifestyles that shape these communities differ greatly, from Bohemians, to well-to-do Madison Avenue executives, to White Anglo-Saxon blue bloods, … Continue reading From History: The four-lane highway that almost ripped through Fire Island