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Fire Island Pines’ New Owners Are Shutting Down Your Grocery Store!

Instead, there will be a general store, which your grandparents can tell you about. It’s like Amazon, but with products on shelves you can touch. Ugh. It’s only a matter of time before they start courting heterosexual Hamptons denizens. [Gawker]

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On:           Mar 26, 2010
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  • 6 Comments
    • Vincent
      Vincent

      You guys are idiots – or should at least check out the facts if you don’t know what you are talking about. They are closing down the new boutique grocery, brought in by the previous owners, which had been siphoning off business from the family-owned Pines market that has served the community for decades. This is a good thing, as Martha would say.

      Mar 26, 2010 at 1:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • terrwill
      terrwill

      LOTS of free publicity for the new owners of The Pines, methinks someone is seeking some discounts…………..

      Mar 26, 2010 at 1:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Xtian99
      Xtian99

      UGH queerty why you so stoopit!!!!!!!! They are shutting down the recent, atrocius strip-mall-by-the-sea sleek grocery stoey and keeping the decaded old pines general store… as Vincent says- VERY GOOD THING

      the Pines does not need sleek shiny and new- let it remain as it is. our with the new. EAT THE RICH

      Mar 26, 2010 at 4:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Randolph
      Randolph

      Bill Maher: “Candace Bergen is stalking me”
      Emmy-winning actress plies comedian with numerous unwanted calzones,
      Maher claims.

      Comedian Bill Maher
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

      PR Log (Press Release) – Mar 26, 2010 – NEW YORK, NY — HBO
      commentator Bill Maher is quietly telling friends and acquaintances that Emmy-winning “Murphy Brown” actress Candace Bergen is stalking him — and he’s getting a bit tired of it.

      According to one Maher confident, Bergen has sent numerous unwanted Pizza Hut calzones as well as Pizza Hut’s their calzone-like P’zone item to both Maher’s home and his office, and the star of “Real Time With Bill Maher” reports finding “multiple” Poptarts with lipstick messages of admiration written on them tucked under the windshield wipers of his 2008 Ford Taurus.

      “It’s like a bad episode of ‘Sex and the City,’” the 54-year-old
      commentator told one friend.

      The purpose? Unclear, say friends of the actress.

      Before his current role as the host of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill
      Maher,” Maher hosted a similar late-night talk show called Politically Incorrect on Comedy Central and later on ABC.

      Maher is known for his political satire and sociopolitical commentary. His commentaries target a wide swath of topics: religion, politics, bureaucracies of many kinds, political correctness, the mass media, greed among people and persons in positions of high political and social power, among many others. He supports the legalization of marijuana and gay marriage and serves on the board of PETA. He is also a critic of religion and is an advisory board member of Project Reason. Maher is number 38 on Comedy Central’s 100 greatest stand-ups of all time.

      Since its launch in 2008, Candice Bergen has been a contributor for wowOwow.com, a website for women to talk culture, politics and gossip.

      Mar 26, 2010 at 5:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • terrwill
      terrwill

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      Mar 28, 2010 at 7:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
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      terrwill

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      Mar 28, 2010 at 7:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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