Neighborhood Watch

Big-Whoop Restaurant Coming to Cooper Square; Famous Seafood Open!

Carroll Gardens: The Transit Garden will soon have fresh produce from Community Supported Agriculture; members invest in a farm, then have their pick of the bounty. But will it be a hot scene like the Co-op? [Brooklyn Record]
Clinton Hill: See if you can find “Waldo,” the small child with the bugged-out eyes, in this series of pics documenting the tenth-anniversary party at Tillie’s. [Clinton Hill Blog]
East Village: High-design luxury hotel off Cooper Square slated to open early next year will include a “destination restaurant” and multiple bars. Goth teenagers to glumly smoke cigarettes in protest. [The Villager]
Gramercy : L’Express, which was closed by the Department of Health Wednesday, may reopen tonight. Our deepest regrets go out to those of you who needed tripe last night. [Eater]
Lower East Side: No need for “bread”: Clinton St. Baking Company now accepting credit cards. [Down by the Hipster]
Prospect-Lefferts-Gardens: Famous Seafood opened last night, with a menu possibly inspired by Forrest Gump. No word, though, on whether they’re serving boxes of chocolates. [across the park]
West Village: Meanwhile, the Chocolate Bar unveils a line of treats with wrappers designed by NYC graffiti artists. The Splasher has not yet struck. [NewYorkology]

Big-Whoop Restaurant Coming to Cooper Square; Famous Seafood Open!