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Klee Brasserie Serves Ostrich Eggs; Red Mango on St. Marks Closes

Chelsea: Through September, Klee Brasserie serves a weekend brunch dish of oven-baked scrambled ostrich egg with a rotating selection of ingredients. This weekend’s scramble, $15, includes organic Romano tomatoes and escarole. [Grub Street]
Cobble Hill: A spot called Pronto Pizza replaces India House at 139 Court Street. [Pardon Me for Asking]
Ditmas Park: Catskill Bagel plans to open the week after Labor Day. [Ditmas Park Blog]
Café Vox Pop is officially closed after a long battle with money woes and Marshall's office seizures. [Fork in the Road/VV]
East Village: The Red Mango at 19–23 St. Marks Place is closed. [East Village Feed]
Fort Greene: A 7-Eleven will open soon at 395 Flatbush Avenue Extension, right near the Applebee's. [Brownstoner]
Greenwich Village: Magnolia Bakery offers a limited-edition devil’s food cupcake with meringue icing during Fashion’s Night Out on September 10. Priced at $3.25 each, $.50 from each cupcake goes to the NYC AIDS fund. [Zagat Buzz]
Midtown: The Grand Central Oyster Bar hosts its Annual ‘Oyster Frenzy’ on September 25 at noon. The event includes eating competitions, chef demos, and seminars. Admission is free, with reservations recommended. [Grub Street]
Soho: Tea company In Pursuit of Tea has opened a pop-up shop at 33 Crosby Street between Broome and Grand Streets. [Feed/TONY]

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