Baked by Melissa Opens in Midtown; Brother Jimmy’s Offers Kentucky Derby Specials

Carroll Gardens: Seersucker hosts an "Eat Fried Chicken, Do Good" benefit at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the American Red Cross and tornado victims. [Fork in the Road/VV]

Lower East Side: APL opens on May 12 at 146 Orchard Street. [Bowery Boogie]

Midtown East: Rink Bar reopens for the season on Saturday, featuring a new barbecue menu. [Grub Street]

Midtown West: Baked by Melissa opens a second location at 38th Street and Seventh Avenue. [Midtown Lunch]

Prospect Park: Brooklyn will host a Food Truck Rally on May 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participating vendors include Rickshaw Dumpling Truck, Joyride, Red Hook Lobster Pound, and more. [Bococa Land]

Union Square: Brother Jimmy's BBQ will celebrate the Kentucky Derby with $5 mint juleps on Saturday. [Grub Street]