Welcome to Beer Island; Get Psyched for the Food Film Festival

Coney Island: The new sand-stocked bar Beer Island has a lot of potential, but, so far, its hot-dog-only menu and non-view can’t compare to the awesomeness that is Water Taxi Beach. [Eater]
Fort Greene: The people at 67 Burger makes a ridiculously juicy one. [Hamburger Today]
Midtown East: The Oyster Bar has scheduled a herring-and–Heineken Light festival running from June 3 to 20. Netherlands consul general Gajus Scheltema will be present at the opening ceremony. [Grub Street]
Park Slope: The food co-op has voted to ban plastic bags and will no longer stock them for customers, so don’t forget your tote. [Brooklyn Paper]
Soho: Il Buco owner Donna Lennard’s film about Italy’s olive harvest will show at Water Taxi Beach’s Food Film Festival on June 18. [Grub Street]