An article posted on the magazine’s website April 4 titled “7 Great Island Vacations — No Passport Required” extols the virtues of eastern Long Island — especially those of the North Fork and Shelter Island. (more…)
The back of Four and Twenty Blackbirds in Orient. The space has been dubbed “Mr. Gallery” and showcases artists’ works. (Credit: Aubrey Mayer)
A pie shop might seem like an unlikely place for an art gallery. But at Four and Twenty Blackbirds in Orient, a makeshift display of artists’ works from near and far appears to flow seamlessly in the quaint setting.
The space at the rear of the building was conceived by its proprietors, husband-and-wife team Aubrey Mayer and Toby Bannister. Four and Twenty Blackbirds is an Orient outpost of a Brooklyn bakery of the same name that is owned by Bannister’s friend Emily Elsen.
They have dubbed the dedicated space “Mr. Gallery.” (more…)