Meatopia Takes Over Governors Island; Sam Mason Hosts a Williamsburg Barbecue

Columbia St. Waterfront District: A bar is moving into the former Lido space on Columbia St. [Brownstoner]
East Village: Kelly’s and Discovery Wines are both closed in the aftermath of the fire that tore through 240 Houston Street yesterday afternoon. [EV Grieve]
Governors Island: Thirty chefs and barbecue teams (including Akhtar Nawab, Jonathan Waxman, and Robbie Richter) fire up their grills on Sunday, July 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for Meatopia. Tickets ($25, $45, and $85 for three, six, and nine tasting portions) are available online. [Grub Street]

Hell’s Kitchen: Chez Josephine is serving Marie Antoinette’s last meal, vermicelli soup, as part of the restaurant’s special Bastille Day menu on July 14, and actress Christine Ebersole will even be on hand to read Antoinette’s final testament. The $49.49 menu also includes sautéed turbot, pheasant, and loin of veal; call 212-594-1925 for reservations. [Grub Street]
Park Slope: Union Hall celebrates its fourth birthday on Saturday with a garden barbecue. Drink free vodka lemonades from 1 to 2 p.m.,with $5 drinks thereafter. [Brokelyn]
Williamsburg: The second in New York and Finger on the Pulse’s summer-barbecue music series at Good Company is Saturday night. Chef Sam Mason will serve $10 plates of food, with performances by D.J.’s Darin and Greg Besnitz, creators of IFC’s Dinner With the Band. [Grub Street]