Neighborhood Watch

Abilene Might Open a New Location in Gowanus; Enjoy the ‘Musical Dinner’ Series at Lincoln Center

Carroll Gardens: Enoteca celebrated the warming-up weather by dismantling its vestibule tent yesterday. [Pardon Me for Asking]
Financial District: Get all-you-can-eat sliders and PBR for $20 at Jerry’s Café, Thursdays and Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. [Feed/TONY]
Gowanus: A tipster says that Carroll Gardens’ standout Abilene is opening a new location on Third Avenue. [Brownstoner]
Lower East Side: Get ready for the Kentucky Derby at Mason Dixon’s pre-party on March 24, with free bourbon tastes, mint-julep specials, and a chance to win a trip to the race in May. [Grub Street]

Midtown East: Ready-made Indian staple Grill 44 has added dosas to their menu. [MidtownLunch]
Midtown West: Discover the food and drink of Spain with Top Chef judge Gail Simmons as she co-hosts a class at De Gustibus Cooking School on March 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. One lucky attendee will win a pair of tickets to attend of taping of an episode for the new season of Top Chef in Washington, D.C. Tickets cost $100, and are available at 212-239-1652. [Grub Street]
Upper West Side: Tickets are available for the next few installments of the New York Philharmonic’s “Musical Suppers” series, hosted by former Times critic Mimi Sheraton. Chef Lidia Bastianich’s April 16 dinner is sold out, but spots are likely to be available from the wait-list. Other dates include May 28 with Kurt Gutenbrunner and June 5 with Daniel Boulud, for which there are still openings. For tickets, call 212-875-5656 or visit [Grub Street]

Abilene Might Open a New Location in Gowanus; Enjoy the ‘Musical