Neighborhood Watch

Donatella Arpaia’s Meatball Wagon Heads to Chelsea; Free Hot Dogs and Iced Tea at Lost Weekend

Chelsea: Donatella Arpaia is bringing her Meatball Wagon that usually sits outside Mia Dona downtown, and will park outside Donatella by day and DBar by night. [Eater NY]

East Village: The Trilby has teamed up with AOTW to host Wednesday night garden parties from 5 to 10 p.m. with weekly themes. Tonight’s party celebrates womenswear label Wayne’s collaboration with Barneys and will feature the Cowboy Martini and mini lamb burgers. [Grub Street]

Financial District: Those bankers upset by the loss of SouthWestNY can rest easy because it’s not closing, it’s just relocating down the street to 301 South End Avenue, at Albany Street. [Grub Street]

Flatiron: Bhatti Indian Grill celebrates its second anniversary all next week with complimentary appetizers and desserts of day. [Grub Street]

Beecher’s introduces the Grilled Cheese Martini. To get this intriguing off-menu drink, you must go down to the Cellar and ask for a “sandwich on the rocks,” and they’ll mix up grilled-cheese-infused vodka (yup, literally infused with a sandwich) with vine-ripe tomatoes and muddled basil, all poured over a giant tomato ice cube in a glass rimmed with crispy prosciutto bits. [UrbanDaddy]

Argo Tea Cafe in the Flatiron building was evacuated earlier today when a man in his seventies barricaded himself in one of the upstairs apartments. [WNYC News]

Lower East Side: It’s National Scotch Day today! You can celebrate at Mary Queen of Scots with an exclusive the Glenrothes scotch flight tasting for the occasion. [Grub Street]

Lost Weekend at 45 Orchard Street will be serving free iced coffee and hot dogs on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. [lostweekend/Tumblr]

North Fork: Ger-nis Supper Club is hosting a five-course dinner and art-auction raffle at Bedell Winery (at 36225 Main Road, at Route 25 in Cutchogue) on Sunday August 7 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $130. [Grub Street]

Times Square: Since it’s too hot outside, R Lounge is hosting indoor barbecues every Saturday through Labor Day. [Grub Street]

Tribeca: Great Performances is hosting a farm-to-table dinner on August 4 in the courtyard at City Winery featuring produce from Katchkie Farm. The $75 event will benefit the Sylvia Center, which provides cooking classes for underprivileged children. [Grub Street]

West Village: Miss Lily’s opened a ten-seat outdoor patio today. [Grub Street]

Williamsburg: SkimKim Foods and On Plate, Still Hungry’s event “Something I Ate” is tomorrow night at Kinfolk Studios (90 Wythe Avenue) from 7 to 10 p.m. The event features food-diary-inspired art and art-inspired food, and you can buy the $30 ticket here. [Grub Street]

Donatella Arpaia’s Meatball Wagon Heads to Chelsea; Free Hot Dogs and Iced