The Cake Shop Possibly Shutting Down; East River Selling Brooklyn-Made Grub

• Last call: The Lakeshore Lounge is closing up shop after tonight as Alphabet City loses another beloved music venue/dive bar. [EV Grieve]

• The East River Ferry is serving Brooklyn-made confections starting today. Cupcakes, potato chips, pastries, and more can be ordered alongside hot and iced coffees. The borough-centric menu marks the first time food will be served on the ferry, which opened last June. [DNAinfo]

• The casual, quirky 2Spaghi recently opened up in Tribeca, replacing Franklin Caffé Buon Gusto and specializing in Roman-style pastas. [Tribeca Citizen]

Siro’s of Manhattan opens soon at 885 Second Avenue, near 47th Street. The Saratoga Springs transplant has a bevy of celebrity backers, from a Yankees closer to Entourage cast members. Get your Derby on there this weekend. [Grub Street]

• Internet Week is coming to New York from May 14 to 21. To celebrate, a foodie-centric HQ will open up in Soho, set to serve unlimited AsiaDogs, Lonestar Empire sandwiches, and more for a $35 pass. Food bloggers also take note: TechMunch on May 18 is worth checking out. It’s a day-long slate of panels, tastings, and food-related demos designed to help writers vastly improve their websites. [Grub Street]

• City Harvest will challenge New Yorkers to “Skip Lunch, Fight Hunger” come the week of May 14. The nonprofit event, now in its tenth year, calls for persons to donate their lunch money to help provide food for hungry families throughout the summer; register here. [Grub Street]

Bar Seven Five’s outdoor terrace, which opens for the season in the Andaz Wall Street today, is offering its signature cocktail at half price all week long. The Seven Five Smash is made with George Washington’s alleged favorite liquor, Laird’s Applejack. [Grub Street]

FireBird, Hell’s Kitchen’s Russian mainstay, just announced the hiring of chef Paul Joseph, whose French training will reinvigorate his restaurant’s traditional fare. [Grub Street]

• Bad news for Lower East Side music fans: The Cake Shop is facing immediate eviction due to $10,000 of unpaid fines leftover from last year. The music venue/café has until Monday to clear the debt and is calling for charity or loans to help out. [Bowery Boogie]

• The LES’s Back Room is also slated for an unfortunate fate. The building that houses the bar was just sold to developers who plan on replacing the complex with luxury condos. [Eater]

The Cake Shop Possibly Shutting Down; East River Selling Brooklyn-Made Grub