Fire Island Pines' Sip n' Twirl reopens
When fire destroyed renowned Fire Island Pines gay clubs the Pavilion and the neighboring Sip n' Twirl in November, the life of the beach community took some heat, too.
The two venues formed the heart of the Pines' small commercial district, which has fewer than 10 businesses, said P.J. McAteer, owner of Sip n' Twirl.
The fire, which the Suffolk fire marshal deemed accidental, gutted...