Rothschild’s Will Open in Cobble Hill; New Vendors for the Open Air Café

Cobble Hill: The five-year old Stan’s Place on Atlantic and Bond has been transformed into a place called Rothschild’s. A new restaurant is also in the works further down the road at 228 Atlantic Avenue. [Cobble Hill Blog]

Dumbo: A restaurant and bar named Brooklyn Bridge Gardens will take over 5 Front Street, opening as soon as next week. [Brownstoner]

East Village: Four new vendors (Lucky Buns, Sauced, the Pantry, and Choza Taqueria) will be opening this season at the Open Air Café on Centre Street near Sam Waterson Square. [EV Grieve]

Pomodoro Pizza will open this weekend on Avenue A; there will be sidewalk seating and festive palm trees. [EV Grieve]

Midtown: The Grand Central Oyster Bar will be serving Holland herring starting June 9, with an official first tasting marking the season. Herring filets will cost $7 while a salad will cost $7.95. [Fork in the Road/VV]

The Helmsley Hotel’s former Mindy’s restaurant will open on May 12 as Leona’s with a new look and a 19 percent gratuity added to your check for the “high standard of service.” [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

Tribeca: Estancia 460 will give away free lattes and cappuccinos on May 10 from noon to 2 p.m. [Tribeca Citizen]