Posts Tagged: beach

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Beach Club Paradise on Patrol

Life Guards During the 1950’s and 60’s my grandmother was in possession of prime beach club real estate on a narrow spit of land on suburban Long Island. A much coveted corner cabana at the El Patio,  we were treated

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Beach Club Paradise on Patrol

Life Guards During the 1950’s and 60’s my grandmother was in possession of prime beach club real estate on a narrow spit of land on suburban Long Island. A much coveted corner cabana at the El Patio,  we were treated

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Beach Club Paradise on Parade

Preening In the summer of 1960 the glitter and glamor of my Grandmothers beach club often rivaled the showboating and schmoozing of the presidential campaign that summer. A glittering spectacle, out dazzling the sun and each other with their gleaming

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Beach Club Paradise on Parade

Preening In the summer of 1960 the glitter and glamor of my Grandmothers beach club often rivaled the showboating and schmoozing of the presidential campaign that summer. A glittering spectacle, out dazzling the sun and each other with their gleaming

Vintage illustration family at beach 1940s

Bidding the Beach Club Goodby

Labor Day signaled the last call at my Grandmothers beach Club, Just as white shoes would make their final appearance of the season, it was time to bid the sandy white beach goodbye End of a Mid-Century Summer By late

Vintage illustration family at beach 1940s

Bidding the Beach Club Goodby

Labor Day signaled the last call at my Grandmothers beach Club, Just as white shoes would make their final appearance of the season, it was time to bid the sandy white beach goodbye End of a Mid-Century Summer By late

vintage art & advertising 1950s couple in car

Beach Club Paradise Protected

  Summer beach traffic during the Cold War had its own special flare. The huge-wrap around picture window in the rear of my Grandmothers Cadillac  offered unexcelled visibility to see and be seen, allowing uninterrupted lavish vistas of Long Beach

vintage art & advertising 1950s couple in car

Beach Club Paradise Protected

  Summer beach traffic during the Cold War had its own special flare. The huge-wrap around picture window in the rear of my Grandmothers Cadillac  offered unexcelled visibility to see and be seen, allowing uninterrupted lavish vistas of Long Beach

Beach Club Paradise on Patrol

Life Guards During the 1950’s and 60’s my grandmother was in possession of prime beach club real estate on a narrow spit of land on suburban Long Island. A much coveted corner cabana,  we were treated to unobstructed vistas of

Beach Club Paradise on Patrol

Life Guards During the 1950’s and 60’s my grandmother was in possession of prime beach club real estate on a narrow spit of land on suburban Long Island. A much coveted corner cabana,  we were treated to unobstructed vistas of

Shoo Fly Don’t Bother Me

  The scents and sounds of my 1960s childhood summers at my grandmothers beach club  would sizzle together creating the perfect summer cocktail.  Along with the rhythmic sounds of the ocean waves breaking on the beach, and the staccato click,

Shoo Fly Don’t Bother Me

  The scents and sounds of my 1960s childhood summers at my grandmothers beach club  would sizzle together creating the perfect summer cocktail.  Along with the rhythmic sounds of the ocean waves breaking on the beach, and the staccato click,

Beach Club Paradise on Parade

Preening In the summer of 1960 the glitter and glamor of my Grandmothers beach club often rivaled the showboating and schmoozing of the presidential campaign that summer. A glittering spectacle, out dazzling the sun and each other with their gleaming

Beach Club Paradise on Parade

Preening In the summer of 1960 the glitter and glamor of my Grandmothers beach club often rivaled the showboating and schmoozing of the presidential campaign that summer. A glittering spectacle, out dazzling the sun and each other with their gleaming

Sun, Sand and JFK

The  Presidential race that dominated the sizzling summer of 1960- a spectacle of pure showmanship filled with hoopla and chutzpah, showboating and glad handling – paled in comparison to my grandmothers beach club, itself crawling with glitter and glamor. In

Sun, Sand and JFK

The  Presidential race that dominated the sizzling summer of 1960- a spectacle of pure showmanship filled with hoopla and chutzpah, showboating and glad handling – paled in comparison to my grandmothers beach club, itself crawling with glitter and glamor. In