Neighborhood Watch

Le Cirque Gives Away Fried Chicken; Crumbs Opens (Another) Shop in Midtown

Astoria: The Department of Health closed Uncle George’s Greek Tavern, a frequent tourist destination. [VittlesVamp]

Bay Ridge: The local food co-op hosts a meet-and-greet and info session starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Bay Ridge Library on 73rd Street and Ridge Boulevard. [Grub Street]

Carroll Gardens: Tomorrow night from 7 to 9 p.m., the Gowanus Canal Conservancy hosts a beer benefit with a tasting of Sixpoint Craft Ales and Bark hot dogs to be held at 320 President Street near Smith Street. Tickets are $99.99. [Gowanus Canal Conservancy]

East Village: Dig up your fake I.D. for old time’s sake: Esperanto celebrates a decade of serving NYU freshmen on November 10 with free caipirinhas from 8 to 10 p.m. (two for one after that), T-shirt giveaways, a D.J., and free feijoada, a Brazilian stew. Don’t mix. [Grub Street]

Midtown East: Another office-birthday resource: The latest Crumbs opens on Lexington Avenue between 43rd and 44th tomorrow. [Midtown Lunch]

Nolita: Emporio will highlight producers from the Veneto region of Italy during a four-course wine dinner on Tuesday, November 17. [Grub Street]

Upper East Side: Le Cirque one-ups the fried-chicken competitors by handing out free birds in the bar tomorrow while the Yankees play the Phillies. [Gael Greene/Twitter]

Le Cirque Gives Away Fried Chicken; Crumbs Opens (Another) Shop in Midtown