Neighborhood Watch

Scott Conant Sells Tomato Sauce; Frankies Read in Boerum Hill

Boerum Hill: Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli will read from and discuss their new book, The Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion & Cooking Manual, at BookCourt this Saturday at 1 p.m., with food and drinks from Frankies 457. [Grub Street]

Carroll Gardens: A new owner is taking over the old Bouillabaisse 126 space at 126 Union Street and plans to open a restaurant serving “seasonal foods” come August. [Brownstoner]

East Village: Community Board 3 and the SLA granted a liquor license transfer to Percy’s Tavern, a “Gaelic gastro pub” moving into the old Al Diwan space at 210 Avenue A. [EV Grieve]

The Cooper Square Hotel launches a bimonthly bazaar in its garden this Saturday from 1 to 7 p.m. Chef Scott Conant of Faustina will sell snacks and jarred tomato sauce. [Grub Street]

Midtown East: Grand Central Oyster Bar’s Holland Herring festival kicks off tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. “Dutch” martinis will be served along with “nieuwe maatjes” herring. [Feed/TONY]

Soho: South Houston, a Southern-style restaurant in the former Lusso space, opens today at West Broadway and Grand Street. [Thrillist via Fork in the Road/VV]

Tribeca: Takahachi Bakery, an extension of the nearby Japanese restaurant Takahachi, opened this morning at 25 Murray Street. [Tribeca Citizen]

Scott Conant Sells Tomato Sauce; Frankies Read in Boerum Hill