Zarela Martinez Lectures on Corn; A New Greek Spot for Cobble Hill

Battery Park: Chef and food historian Zarela Martinez explains the relationship between Mexican culture and corn at a September 23 seminar at the National Museum of the American Indian. The event, which includes tastings provided by Zarela’s Catering, is free, but reservations are required. [Grub Street]
Bushwick: After seven years, the Archive Café has closed. A new café is set to open in the same location in a month. [BuskwickBK]
Cobble Hill: Athena, a Greek restaurant, is moving into 213 Smith Street. The spot was previously occupied by 213 Mexican. [Cobble Hill Blog]

Columbia St. Waterfront District: Lilla Café is open at 126 Union Street, and for now, it’s BYOB. [Brownstoner]
Fort Greene: Eco-friendly eatery Habana Outpost hosts its third “Back to School Bash” on Monday, offering free entertainment, games, and free school supplies for kids. [Fort Greene-The Local]