Neighborhood Watch

’Wichcraft Hosts a Free Cookout; Beacon Launches Lunchtime Pop-Up

Bushwick: SlantShack Jerky launches tonight with a party at Brooklyn Fireproof East at 8 p.m. A $10 cover charge gets you free beer, jerky, and live music. [Fork in the Road/VV]

Lower East Side: The Hester Street Fair and Santos Party House team up on July 3 for an Independence Day barbecue. Ribs from Malbon Bros. and grilled corn on the cob are on the menu, along with kimchee dogs, lobster rolls, and more from the fair’s regular vendors. [Luke’s Lobster/Twitter]

Midtown: Get free ’wichcraft burgers, hot dogs, and mini-cupcakes tomorrow night at the Southwest Porch at Bryant Park’s first birthday party from 6 to 8 p.m. [Grub Street]

Beacon launched a lunchtime pop-up called the Side Door; for $10, visitors can grab a wood-grilled burger or two grilled beef hot dogs, plus chips and a drink. [Midtown Lunch]

Park Slope: Japanese noodle bar Naruto Ramen is moving to the former 3R Living space at 276 5th Avenue. [All About Fifth]

Postmark Café is closed. [Brownstoner]

Upper West Side: Celebrate Bastille Day with a four-course tasting menu at Bouchon Bakery on July 14. The dinner includes wine and Champagne, and features Merguez sausage, mussels with saffron, and fresh oysters; tickets are available online. [Grub Street]

’Wichcraft Hosts a Free Cookout; Beacon Launches Lunchtime Pop-Up