10 Downing (Finally) Coming Along; Alex Ureña Hosting Cheese-and-Wine Paired Dinner

Carroll Gardens: It looks like the closed video store at 389 Court might be in the process of being turned into a bar. [A Brooklyn Life]
East Village: Sebastian Nicolas of the Box says his new venue, House Party, on Bond Street, will be “part art gallery, part performance space, part party space.” [DBTH via BlackBook]
Midtown East: P.J. Clarke’s serves one great burger, but don’t even think about calling this a pub patty. [AHT]
Murray Hill/Kips Bay: Alex Ureña is teaming up with Despaña Foods to host a cheese-and-wine dinner at Pamplona next Wednesday at 8 p.m. [Grub Street]
West Village: Furniture and art are all in place at 10 Downing. [Eater]