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Brooklyn Cured Cooks Out at Trophy Bar Tonight; Big Gay Ice Cream Shop Announces Opening Date

East Village: After having sufficiently satisfied the Department of Health, Big Gay Ice Cream Shop is finally announcing an opening date for its 125 East Seventh Street storefront: Saturday at noon. Yes, this Saturday! [Biggayicecream/Twitter]

The Lower Eastside Girls Club is taking over Astor Center to host a benefit called Cocktails and Crafts on Monday, September 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. The evening will feature tastes from guest chef Mary Cleaver of Green Table, artisanal cheeses from Lucy Whey’s, beer from Whole Foods, fresh produce from local farms, and more. Tickets to the event are $40 and can be purchased here. [Grub Street]

The Bean’s increasingly far-reaching tentacles have now claimed the corner of Ninth Street and First Avenue. [EV Grieve]

Lower East Side: The culinary group a razor, a shiny knife is going to hold Edible Water, a free hour-long conversation and demonstration concerning clean water, at the BMW Guggenheim Lab this Thursday at 1 p.m. [Grub Street]

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Midtown West: Molyvos will celebrate the season this September with Santorini, a special $60 prix fixe showcasing the Greek island’s cuisine and vineyards. [Grub Street]

Times Square: Margon is currently closed for “emergency repairs” (Health Department violations). [Midtown Lunch]

Union Square: Greenmarket is ringing in its 35th anniversary with a photography exhibit, commemorative scrapbook, and carrot cake, all happening from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow at the market’s north plaza. [Ditmas Park Blog]

Upper East Side: Papaya King has reportedly been “in chaos” for the past few weeks owing to a salmonella outbreak affecting Mexican papayas. [Fork in the Road/VV]

Williamsburg: Brooklyn Cured will be grilling up a storm tonight from 7 p.m. to midnight at Trophy Bar. Thrown on the fire will be lamb-sausage sandwiches, regular sausage, and chicken chorizo (a.k.a. “sausage”!) sliders, as well as some non-sausage fare for the vegetarians. [Grub Street]

Brooklyn Cured Cooks Out at Trophy Bar Tonight; Big Gay Ice Cream Shop Announces