Neighborhood Watch

Barbecue Benefit in Williamsburg; Surf and Turf Event at Chelsea Market

Bushwick: Verde Yougurt Shoppe is now serving health-oriented sandwiches, bagels, and frozen yogurt at 234 Varet Street, near Bogart Street. [BushwickBK]

Cheslea: Dickson’s Farmstand Meats and the Lobster Place team up to throw the first ever Bone Suckin’, Shell Shuckin’ Surf and Turf event at Chelsea Market on June 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. A $60 ticket buys all-you-can-eat surf and turf as well as free flowing Sam Adam brews, Buffalo Trace whisky cocktails, and L’Arte del Gelato desserts. [Grub Street]

Downtown Brooklyn: That new Five Guys location opened today. [Brownstoner]

Soho: The James Beard Foundation Greens will celebrate the classic Italian cookbook The Silver Spoon at Phaidon’s Soho bookstore (83 Wooster Street) with some of the hottest Italian chefs, like Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi (Torrisi Italian Specialities) and Nick Anderer (Maialino), who will interpret recipes from the book on May 18 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $75 ($60 for members). [Grub Street]

Bistro Truck will start venturing out of Flatiron. As of next week, they’ll be parked at Hudson Street and King Street on Tuesdays, midtown on Wednesdays, and the financial district on Thursdays. [Midtown Lunch]

Times Square: Trattoria Dopo Teatro will offer a special $29.50 prix fixe menu from new executive chef Alfredo Alvarez all day on Memorial Day, with dishes like crab cakes and lobster ravioli. [Grub Street]

West Village: Bobo introduces a new garden patio, with a new happy-hour special from 5 to 7 p.m. of $1 oysters and $5 local draft beers. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

Williamsburg: Pete’s Candy Store will hold a barbecue benefit on Saturday at 5 p.m. to support East Village Radio. Tickets are $8. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

Barbecue Benefit in Williamsburg; Surf and Turf Event at Chelsea Market