Levain Bakery’s chocolate chip walnut cookies should probably come with a warning label: These cookies are known by the State of New York to be highly addictive. Huge and gooey and packed with chocolate chips just this side of melting, they have been named to just about every best cookie list in New York, which helps to explain the famously long lines outside of Levain’s 74th Street and Amsterdam Avenue locations.
When the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 was passed by the United States Congress, abolitionists nicknamed it the “Bloodhound Law” for the dogs that were used by bounty hunters to track down runaway slaves. Not only were runaways pursued, but the law also resulted in the kidnapping and conscription of free blacks into slavery.
A magic violin, Walt Whitman celebration, Dust Bowl Faeries, Asian Art Fest, and more
"No Way" at Halsey McKay, "9999" opens Fireplace Project, "Unreliable Narrators" at Nightingale, Artists for Choice benefit, and much more
HIFF focuses on caddies, Montauk Library celebrates female composers, Brazilian jazz at SAC, chamber music at Perlman
Solo shows at Duck Creek and Drawing Room, new gallery in Amagansett, big show in Sag Harbor church, Frank Wimberley in Chelsea, much more
“Framing John DeLorean” will be screened by the Hamptons International Film Festival on June 8 at Guild Hall. Distributed by Sundance Selects, it will open in limited release in theaters and video on demand on Friday, June 7.
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