Tag Archives: beaches

Fire Island Bans Nude Sunbathing

In response to reports of public sex and other actually serious crimes, park rangers with the National Seashore authority have banned nude sunbathing on all of Fire Island, which comprises 17 residential communities along the barrier island off of Long Island. The main trouble spot appears not to be the popular gay communities of Cherry Grove and The Pines. The …

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No Smoking For NYC’s Parks & Beaches

Today NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg will announce a complete ban on smoking in city parks and on city beaches. After months of considering the issue, Mayor Bloomberg will today announce that the city will institute a smoking ban in parks and on beaches, sources said. The new ban requires City Council approval, which seems assured since the mayor will be …

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Top Five Nude Beaches

It’s a glorious day here in NYC and so it feels right to hip you to the Advocate’s just-posted list of the top five nude gay beaches. I’ve never been one of those “naked people” and I’ve done a pretty good job of staying out of the sun for the last 20 years, so no, I won’t go to Sandy …

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