New Growth in South Brooklyn; Go Organic in Union Square

Boerum Hill: New café called Building on Bond will open at Bond and Pacific in April. [Eater]
Clinton Hill: Five Spot on Myrtle Avenue is now charging $5 for a large Sprite, Coke, or root beer. [Brooklyn Paper]
Cobble Hill: Sweet Melissa is expanding! And soon serving beer and wine! [A Brooklyn Life]
Gowanus: Did the Brick Oven Bar Be Cue owner turn down millions in development money to keep his fledgling restaurant open? [Gothamist]
Union Square: Gusto is so excited about being a certified organic restaurant that the chef glosses over its Argentine roots. [Food Writer’s Diary/Nation’s Restaurant News]