Great Escape

A Pomeranian dresses up as a shark, and other scenes from the Jimmy Buffet concert; Long Island, New York, August 2, 2018. All photos by Amy Lombard. Photo editing by Michelle Le.

It’s about 2:00 on a Thursday afternoon. By normal standards, all the busybodies and pencil pushers on Long Island are at their nine-to-five jobs. On Jones Beach, it’s a different scenario. The Parrotheads—diehard fans of the musician Jimmy Buffett and his “island escapism” lifestyle—have descended upon Jones Beach. They’ve flocked…

Amy Lombard

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