Neighborhood Watch

Japan’s Disaster-Relief Benefit at Brooklyn Brewery; Avenue A Sushi to Reopen Next Week

East Village: On Sunday Il Buco offers a five-course dinner with six vintages of Boca (dating back to 1985). The evening kicks off with reception at 7 p.m. followed by guest winemaker Elena Conti from Castello Conti Boca. Seating is limited and tickets are $225 per person. [NYT]

Avenue A Sushi should reopen next week under new management, according to a sign outside the venue. [EV Grieve]

Hell’s Kitchen: Ardesia brings back the Pig-Out Sunday dinner with Chef Amorette Casaus offering a three-course meal for $30 from 5 to 10 p.m. [NYT]

Midtown East: Naked Pizza is coming to New York, if signing two leases is anything to go by. The two spots look like they’ll be in Midtown East and Union Square. [Eater]

West Village: On Tuesday, March 29 at 7 p.m., the Den at bobo is hosting a night of rum-based cocktails, finger food, and a steel-drum band to celebrate the start of spring. [Grub Street]
Chef Zakary Pelaccio will donate a variety of food for the Annual PS3 Auction for the Arts to benefit the school’s arts programs at the Stephan Weiss Studio. Tickets for the April 2 event start at $50 and include an open bar with drink donations from the Brooklyn Brewery, Michael Skurnik Wines, and St. Germain and U’Luvka Vodka. [Grub Street]

Williamsburg: Brooklyn Brewery will be holding a “Japan’s Disaster Relief” benefit on Monday, March 28, in conjunction with the Good Beer Seal to support those in need in Japan. There are only 300 tickets available, going for $50 a pop. [Greenpointers]

Japan’s Disaster-Relief Benefit at Brooklyn Brewery; Avenue A Sushi to