Bushwick Block Party Rages Sunday; EMP Launches $26 Coffee Service

Bushwick: The first-ever Bushwick Block Party will take place from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. this Sunday, September 12 on Moore between White and Bogart Streets. Roberta's and Brooklyn Grange will be serving up food and American Beer will have drinks on hand. [Grub Street]


Chelsea: Artichoke's second branch could be open as soon as this weekend. [Eater NY]


East Village: Dine at the Mermaid Inn on Tuesday, September 14, and you can exchange the fortune-teller fish they give you at the beginning of the meal for a scoop of Mermaid (key lime) ice cream from the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck, which will be parked right outside. [Grub Street]


Fort Greene: A second location of Cobble Hill's Joya is expected to open on Monday. [Brownstoner]

Gramercy: Eleven Madison Park's menu revamp includes a $26 siphon of coffee prepared tableside. [T Magazine]


Soho: Savoy hosts New Yorker author Adam Gopnik for a bouillabaisse dinner on September 28. $105 gets you wine, coffee, autumn salad, anise-seed beignets, and, of course, the titular soup. [Grub Street]


Upper West Side: Henry's will kick off Eat/Drink Local Week with a $65 three-course Greenmarket dinner at 5 p.m. on September 26. Menu items include oven-roasted Hudson Valley Farm duck breast and Samascott Farm apple pie. [Grub Street]