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The LIRR and Fire Island

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By Thomas McGann Besides the obvious — beaches, beauty, and solitude — a major reason Fire Island is so popular is its proximity to New York City and its environs, drawing on a population of 12 million people within a … Full Story

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A Brief History of Maguire’s Restaurant

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By Thomas McGann It is hard to miss the obvious pride that the owners of Maguire’s Bay Front Restaurant, Jim Betz and Drew Becker, amply demonstrated over this past winter. One look at their extensive renovations is proof positive. Maguire’s … Full Story

Fire Island National Seashore as a World Heritage Site?

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By Thomas McGann A WORLD HERITAGE SITE (WHS) is a PLACE listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural and/ or physical significance. Once a World Heritage Site designation has been assigned, … Full Story