Neighborhood Watch

Union Hosts Richel Nova Benefit; Gargoyles Goes Red Sauce

Allston: Ecco Pizzeria, an energy-efficient “green” pizzeria, will serve up organic pizza, pasta, and ice cream at 1147 Commonwealth. [Allston/Brighton TAB]

Beacon Hill: No. 9 Park will host Blackbird chef Paul Kahan for a $95 autumn beer dinner. [Grub Street]

Cambridge: The CambridgeSide Galleria will celebrate its 20th anniversary with $2 cupcakes on Sunday, October 3. [Cantabrigia]

Chestnut Hill: Legal Sea Foods will host a $30 shellfish soiree from 3:30-5 on October 9, featuring three different oyster preparations and wine. [Grub Street]

Davis Square: Gargoyles On The Square will host a red-sauce Italian dinner on Sunday, October 3, complete with penne vodka, spumoni, and the musical stylings of Matt DiBattista. Dinner is just $22 with bottles of wine for $15. [Grub Street]

Fan Pier: Boston Magazine will hold a tasting event at One Marina Park Drive on November 1, featuring chefs like Tim Cushman and Andy Husbands. General admission is $95 and VIP will run you $150. [BoMag]

South End: Union Bar & Grille will host a benefit for the children of Richel Nova, the deliveryman recently murdered in Hyde Park, on October 4. There will be a five-course dinner and silent auction, and all proceeds will go to Nova’s family. [Grub Street]

Wellesley: Gelato Cafe is no longer, but its owner hopes to reopen elsewhere in Wellesley. [Globe]

Union Hosts Richel Nova Benefit; Gargoyles Goes Red Sauce