Great Escape

Stan Culture Is Alive and Well on Long Island

A photographer infiltrates a Jimmy Buffett Parrothead tailgate party

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 . Photo editing by .

IIt’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…