Café Madeline Opens in Ditmas Park; Columbine Will Close in Tribeca

Bedford-Stuyvesant: On October 24, the Great Pumpkin Fest hosts food vendors, face painters, pumpkin-carving booths, and musical entertainment, starting at 11 a.m. at Decatur Street and Lewis Avenue. [Bed-Stuy Blog]
Brooklyn Heights: Pier 6 hosts Harvest Festival 2010 on October 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The festival includes a Halloween parade, storytelling, sweet treats, pumpkin decorating, and a musical performance featuring the Deedle Deedle Dees. [Bococa Land]
Ditmas Park: Picket Fence was closed by the Department of Health yesterday. [Ditmas Park Blog]
Café Madeline opens tomorrow at Cortelyou Road and East 16th Street.
[Ditmas Park Blog]

Midtown: Cha Pa’s Noodles & Grill replaces Bombay Eats at 52nd Street and Eighth Avenue. [Midtown Lunch]
Sunnyside: A Taste of Sunnyside takes over Master Billiards and Café tonight at 39th Street and Queens Boulevard. Enjoy unlimited samples from more than twenty local restaurants, including mole tostaditas from De Mole, from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 at the door. [Feed/TONY]
Tribeca: Neighborhood fixture Columbine is closing after thirteen years and will relocate to an undisclosed location. [Tribeca Tribune]
Upper West Side: The annual Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Sail in Central Park kicks off on October 24 at 4 p.m. Activities include ghost stories, pumpkin carving, and a costume parade led by Frankenstein. To enter the pumpkin sail, bring a five-to-ten-pound jack-o’-lantern to the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, near East 110th Street, by 5:30 p.m. [My Upper West]