Water-Main Burst Shutters Goat Town; Astor Center Hosts Cocktail Jam

East Village: Astor Center will host USBG’s annual Cocktail Jam on March 28 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., where twelve top mixologists will compete to go to Tales of the Cocktail festival in New Orleans. Tickets are $35. [Grub Street]
Fish Bar’s Wednesday film night is showing The Hunger (1983) tonight at 8:30 p.m. [EV Grieve]
Jimmy’s No. 43 is hosting a Brisket Cookoff to benefit New Amsterdam Market on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the door. [Grub Street]
A water-main burst shutters Goat Town for the night. [EV Grieve]

Financial District: Tickets are now on sale for New Amsterdam Market’s South Street Oyster Saloon on April 9. [Grub Street]
Lower East Side: French restaurant Vie De France will open any day now at 96 Orchard Street. [Bowery Boogie]
It’s International Waffle Day on Friday! Like last year, Wafels and Dinges will give out free waffles to anyone wearing Belgian colors, but they’re tightening the rules. Last year you just needed to wear a proper yellow, but this year you’ll need to be in yellow, black, and red to be waffle-worthy. [Midtown Lunch]
Upper West Side: The Sunburnt Calf celebrates its first birthday on April 1 with a special $10 all-you-can-eat-and-drink-for-two-hours deal. [Grub Street]