Brewers Bash at Brooklyn Brewery Tonight; Nolita House to Close After Eight Years

• Summertime nightclubgoers will be thrilled to hear that the Bowery’s Bantam is adding a new 1,000-square-foot outdoor lounge just in time for the warm weather. The new addition will be called “The Patio,” and is slated to open next Thursday. [Bowery Boogie]

• It seems that as of late, the East and West coasts have been swapping a few of their favorites. So it’s no surprise, really, that Murray’s Cheese Shop should open up in artisan Portland, Oregon, on June 3. [Culture]

• When giant seafood shack Brooklyn Crab opens soon in Red Hook, it’ll offer shuttle service from the Carroll Street subway station. Could this be the new IKEA shuttle? [Zagat Buzz]

• Neighborhood staple Nolita House will shutter on May 31 after hosting a farewell party for itself this Thursday. The close ends the restaurant’s eight-year lifespan, but its owners are hoping to open up shop elsewhere. [Eater]

61 Local and Red Hook Winery have teamed up to bring you a summertime bike tour of some of the city’s finest artisan eateries and distributors. The free guided tour is open to the public, with a $5 tasting and tour at Cacao Prieto and a $10 tasting at Red Hook Winery. Spots are limited, but you can register online at Brown Paper Tickets. [Grub Street]

• Join the New York City Brewers Guild (NYCBG) tonight for the Founders Bash: Unique & Obscure Beers from the Founding Brewers, a celebration of NYCBG officially taking over as the new leadership for New York Craft Beer Week. Guests will enjoy a commemorative tasting glass and unlimited samples of each brewery’s offerings. Food will be provided by Guild members Eataly, Birreria, and 508 GastroBrewery. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased online. [Grub Street]

Brewers Bash at Brooklyn Brewery Tonight; Nolita House to Close After Eight