More on Chris Santos’s Next Restaurant; a Whisky-Tapas Dinner at Highlands

Chelsea: Trader Joe’s will open on Sixth Avenue and 21st Street on July 12 at 8 a.m. [Curbed]
Flatiron: Get free calamarata pasta during the weekend-night jazz sets of the Tony Romano Trio at SD26; the music starts at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 7 p.m. Sunday. [Grub Street]
Greenpoint: Black Rabbit hosts a Lobster Roll and Maine Beer Fest on August 1 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Tickets ($20 in advance, $25 at the door) include an Allagash beer, a lobster roll, and a side dish. [Greenpointers]
Lower East Side: More on the Chris Santos project we mentioned earlier: The 10,000-square-foot as-yet-unrevealed space will seat 300 diners and have two bars and a lounge. [NYP]
Midtown: Wine writer Lisa Carley leads a tasting of South American white wines at Zengo on July 21 at 7 p.m.; the wines will be paired with a five-course menu of halibut seviche, chipotle-miso–glazed black cod, lemongrass panna cotta, and more. The cost is $75; call 212-808-8110 for reservations. [Grub Street]

Upper East Side: Taste seven American and Belgian beers at South Hospitality’s tasting event on July 14. The $25 ticket includes drinks, snacks, and prizes. [Southern Hospitality/Twitter]
West Village: Highlands celebrates National Scotch Day on July 27 with a whisky-and-tapas dinner. Highland Park Scotch Whisky will be paired with a selection of Spanish-inspired small plates prepared by Chef Will Hickox. The event costs $55 and reservations are available at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. [Grub Street]