Neighborhood Watch

Tastes of Meatpacking and Chelsea Benefit; Hill Country’s Derby Party

Brooklyn Heights: The Stamp Out Hunger campaign will accept donations of canned goods and nonperishable items at all branches of the U.S. Post Office from May 3 through May 8. The Food Bank will distribute items to community organizations and emergency food programs to help families in need. [Bococa Land]

Clinton Hill: Mega Bites has replaced Andy’s Clinton Hill Restaurant at 945 DeKalb Avenue. [Clinton Hill Blog]

East Village: After closing for renovations, Northern Spy has reopened with more seating space. [EV Grieve]

Flatiron: Hill Country will host a Kentucky Derby viewing party this Saturday. A special menu will offer guajillo-rubbed wild-boar ribs and Derby pie, and all-day drink specials include $6 mint juleps, $4 two-for-one PBRs, and $20 Lone Star buckets. [Grub Street]

Gowanus: Tony’s Bagelz will open its doors soon at 284 Third Avenue. According to its signage, the spot will serve breakfast and lunch, and visitors may enjoy backyard seating. [Brownstoner]

Meatpacking District: On June 5, local eateries like Fatty Crab and Matsuri will gather in Gansevoort Plaza for “Tastes from the Meatpacking District through Chelsea.” All proceeds will benefit Friends of NYC Lab School, an organization that raises money for the school’s extracurricular programming. Tickets may be purchased at [Grub Street]

Midtown: Nanoosh, an uptown hummus bar, is moving to Madison Avenue between 33rd and 34th Streets. [Midtown Lunch]

Tastes of Meatpacking and Chelsea Benefit; Hill Country’s Derby Party