Neighborhood Watch

Boathouse Strikers Prevail; New Vegetarian Menu at Brushstroke

Harlem: On September 29, the East Harlem Taste Trolly returns with a $25 tour of ten neighborhood restaurants, including Milk Burger, Ricardo Steakhouse, Agua Fresca, Makana, and El Paso. Two tours will take place at 4 and 7 p.m. [DNA Info]

Hudson Valley: Urban Girl Squad is hosting a wine-tasting tour and grape stomping day trip on September 24 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. For $135, hop on the Little Wine Bus in Times Square and ride out to three wineries, including tastings, lunch, a wine-cellar tour, and grape stomping. Click here for tickets and more information. [Grub Street]

Nolita: Chocolate painter Sid Chidiac paints live tonight be at Openhouse Gallery with milk, dark, and white chocolate from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., with special chocolate body painting from 8 to 8:30 p.m. The $20 admission includes chocolate sampling. [Grub Street]

Tribeca: Brushstroke has added a $75 seven-course vegetarian menu option with dishes like chilled corn potage and taro dumplings. [Grub Street]

Upper East Side: The Central Park Boathouse strikers finally get some support. The Times reported this morning that the National Labor Relations Board will seek a “rare” judicial order requiring the Boathouse to negotiate with the union. [NYT]

Boathouse Strikers Prevail; New Vegetarian Menu at Brushstroke