Neighborhood Watch

Party for Pride at the Spotted Pig; Flex Launches All-You-Can-Eat Mussels

East Village: After being seized by the city earlier this month for “illegal activities” related to serving underage patrons, the bar formerly known as Cheap Shots is now called Spanky and Darla’s. [Eater NY]

Flatiron: You can now shell out $39.99 for a sandwich at Limelight Marketplace, where food shop Jezalin’s loads a baguette with Jamón Ibérico de Bellota, the “finest ham in the world.” [Grub Street]

Gowanus: The second annual Jell-O Mold Competition is at the Gowanus Studio Space on Saturday at 6 p.m. Kelso beer and Jell-O shots will be served; admission is free. [NY Shitty]

Lower East Side: The Half Pint is expanding into the vacant storefront next door previously occupied by restaurant Temple in the Village. [Bowery Boogie]

Meatpacking District: Tanuki Tavern added rum- and sake-spiked sangria to its summer menu. [Grub Street]

Midtown: Macaron Café opened a second location on 59th Street between Madison and Park Avenues, selling coffee, tea, and macarons. Lunch service begins on Monday. [Midtown Lunch]

Auntie Anne’s hands out free pretzels tomorrow from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at its Rockefeller Center concourse location. [Midtown Lunch]

Upper East Side: Flex Mussels has a $20 all-you-can-eat mussels and fries special available weekdays from 5 until 7 p.m. [Grub Street]

West Village: The Spotted Pig hosts Gay Pride: The Party on Sunday at 6 p.m. There will be $4 shots, $6 cocktails, and a D.J.; there is no cover charge. [Grub Street]

Party for Pride at the Spotted Pig; Flex Launches All-You-Can-Eat Mussels