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Happiness in a Six-Ounce Confection

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.

Jun 6, 2019
Eastville's Voices of Slavery

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.

Jun 4, 2019
Bits and Pieces 06.06.19

A magic violin, Walt Whitman celebration, Dust Bowl Faeries, Asian Art Fest, and more

Jun 6, 2019
The Art Scene

"No Way" at Halsey McKay, "9999" opens Fireplace Project, "Unreliable Narrators" at Nightingale, Artists for Choice benefit, and much more

Jun 6, 2019
Bits and Pieces 05.30.19

HIFF focuses on caddies, Montauk Library celebrates female composers, Brazilian jazz at SAC, chamber music at Perlman

May 30, 2019
The Art Scene 05.30.19

Solo shows at Duck Creek and Drawing Room, new gallery in Amagansett, big show in Sag Harbor church, Frank Wimberley in Chelsea, much more

May 29, 2019
Baldwin Goes Back to the DeLorean in a New Film

“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.

May 30, 2019
Lively Summer Begins Soon at the Art Barge

The Victor D’Amico Institute of Art, affectionately known as the Art Barge, has announced its summer classes, which will begin Monday with studio painting.

May 30, 2019