Free Tasting at Louis 649; Surfer Sundays at Ditch Plains

Carroll Gardens: In an effort to accommodate more diners, Prime Meats is building a new dining room. The new space is expected to be finished by this summer. [Eater NY via Bococa Land]
Clinton Hill: A 55,000-square-foot ShopRite is set to open at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 2013. Between construction and operations, the project will create 1,000 jobs. [Feast]
East Village: Louis 649 will host a Tuesday Tasting tonight with Barbadian export Mount Gay Rum. The free event begins at 7 p.m. [Free NYC]

The Smith has launched a new breakfast menu that offers pastries, traditional brunch dishes, and drinks all for under $9. The menu is available Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. [Grub Street]
Quiznos has shuttered its 12th Street and Broadway location. [EV Grieve]
Greenpoint: Milk & Roses Bistro has opened at 1110 Manhattan Avenue. The spot is currently cash-only and boasts a backyard garden-seating area. [New York Shitty]
Midtown: Heartbeat at the W New York has crafted a Mother’s Day “Womb Service” menu especially for expectant mothers. The menu, featuring stuffed French toast, a pastel egg-white omelet, and an apple-and-peach mocktail, is $45 per person and comes with a “Whoops” baby onesie and “I W Mom” chocolate. [Grub Street]
Park Slope: Construction is under way at 187 Fifth Avenue to transform the former dry cleaners into a pizza joint. [Brownstoner]
West Village: On May 2, fish-shack Ditch Plains will introduce its new Surfer Sundays menu, which includes a $30 lobster bake, $6 blueberry pies, and $4 draft beers. The special will be available every Sunday beginning at 4 p.m. [Grub Street]