An Oyster Brunch at Smith & Mills; Crown Heights Gets Neapolitan Pizza

Crown Heights: A Neapolitan pizza joint is coming to 781 Franklin Street, according to a sign on the previously vacant storefront. [Brownstoner, I Love Franklin Ave.]

East Village: Sakaya hosts a tasting of two seasonal unfiltered namazakes this Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. [Grub Street]

Spina launches a Wednesday through Friday happy hour this week. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., beer and meatballs are $3, wines and mussels are $5, and premium wines are $8. [Grub Street]

Flatiron: The Institute of Culinary Education hosts a tasting of wines from California, Oregon, and Washington tonight. The two-hour event, led by sommelier Richard Vayda, starts at 7 p.m. and costs $80. [Feed/TONY]

Lower East Side: 88 Orchard’s liquor license now extends to its sidewalk outdoor-dining area. [Bowery Boogie]

Red Hook: IKEA hosts its annual Crayfish Party this Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m.; the all-you-can-eat feast of crayfish and other Swedish treats is $9.99 for adults and $2.49 for kids, with reservations required. [Racked NY]

Tribeca: Chef Nick Korbee hosts an oyster-shucking lesson at Smith & Mills this Saturday at 11:15 a.m., followed by an oyster brunch. The lesson and meal are $18. [Grub Street]