Alex McCord Hosts Brooklyn Tasting; Another Italian Restaurant in Cobble Hill

Bedford-Stuyvesant: The soon-to-open kosher grocery store on the corner of Myrtle and Spencer Streets will be called Chestnut Supermarket. [Bed-Stuy Blog]

Cobble Hill: The owner of a new Italian restaurant, Broken English, plans to open at 68 Bergen Street “in two to three weeks.” [Fork in the Road/VV]

Downtown Brooklyn: The Real Housewives of New York’s Alex McCord and Simon van Kempen host “Eat, Drink, and Be Hopeful,” to benefit the American Cancer Society of Brooklyn, tomorrow night at BellTel Lofts. Tickets include access to food and wine from over 30 different Brooklyn restaurants. [Grub Street]

East Village: Spina starts Monday dinner service tonight, and bottles of wine are half price. [Grub Street]

Café Hanover opened last weekend on St. Marks Place in the old Mondo Kim’s space. [EV Grieve]

Greenpoint: The team behind Heathers will open a sister bar named Veronica People’s Club at 105 Franklin Street. [Greenpointers]

Soho: Beginning June 21, Dean & DeLuca customers may add on a 25 or 50 cent “Shot of Charity” to their café purchases. Proceeds go to a featured charity that will change every few months. [Grub Street]