Neighborhood Watch

Bill’s Bar & Burger Celebrates National Burger Month; Bouchon Bakery Opens in Midtown

Carroll Gardens: Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain offers a new lunch menu and extended hours for the season. [Bococa Land]

Faan closes after a ten-year run on Smith Street. [Pardon Me for Asking]

Jolie will take over the former Porchetta space at 241 Smith Street. [Bococa Land]

Financial District/Battery Park: Andaz Wall Street reopens its seasonal outdoor farmers’ market tomorrow. The market is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. [Grub Street]

Lower East Side: La Cremeria, a specialty gelato joint, opens at 178 Mulberry Street on Thursday. [Bowery Boogie]

Midtown West: Bouchon Bakery’s second location opens at 1 Rockefeller Plaza on Thursday. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

In honor of National Burger Month, Bill’s Bar & Burger will release a burger “number” every Tuesday morning. The customer who orders that burger number will win $500. [Midtown Lunch]

Soho: City Winery will host Midtown Lunch’s Fifth Birthday Blowout on June 11. Tickets are available starting today and the party includes unlimited food and beer from local vendors. [Midtown Lunch]

Union Square: Brother Jimmy’s BBQ hosts Southern Appreciation Night tomorrow at 8 p.m. A $20 donation will benefit the Tornado Disaster Relief and gets you an hour of free draft beer and $3 cocktails. [Grub Street]

Upper East Side: Cascabel will offer takeout Tequila snow cones through September 5. [Grub Street]

Williamsburg: Rye offers a half-priced Bar and Table menu, and $2 off all specialty cocktails and draft beer pints during happy hour, Monday through Friday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. [Grub Street]

There’s still time to get in on the absinthe and oyster soiree at Maison Premiere tomorrow evening. The $115 entry fee includes an assortment of bivalves, cocktails, wine, and beer, and even oyster shucking for those who care to try their hand. [Gilt City]

Bill’s Bar & Burger Celebrates National Burger Month; Bouchon Bakery Opens