A Pie Bake-Off at Diamond Bar; the Brindle Room Opens for Lunch

Boerum Hill:Pronto Pizza opens at 179 Court Street. [Brownstoner]


East Village: The Brindle Room opens at 11 a.m. for lunch daily starting tomorrow. [Grub Street]


Gramercy: In honor of Mexican Independence Day, Dos Caminos has a special Mexican Independence menu running tomorrow through September 20 featuring wild mushroom and huitlacoche quesadillas, birria de borrego, and crepas de calabaza. [Grub Street]


Greenpoint: Greenpoint Open Studios hosts a pie bake-off this next Thursday, September 23, at the Diamond. The grand prize winner will get to attend a dinner hosted by the Brooklyn Edible Social Club. It's free to enter and $10 if you want to eat. There will also be a silent art auction. [Grub Street]

Lower East Side: The owner of Maraya Cigars is selling the original Guss' Pickles awning that currently hangs above her forthcoming shop. [Bowery Boogie]


Park Slope: La Taqueria reopened today. The restaurant closed down temporarily last week after a visit from the Health Department. [Brownstoner]


West Village: Popbar is holding a "Color Your Pop" contest for kids 13 and under this week. To enter, kids can pick up a page to color at Popbar, or download the image to color and turn in. Three winners will be chosen and each will receive a $25 Popbar gift card. [Grub Street]