Weekend Guide :: 04.23.10
This weekend we are preparing for our Sunday Supper with Peter Berley. We are very excited for this veggie feast and in honor of earth day, tried to go a bit greener , here's a sneak peak of what we're working on! Happy earth week and have a lovely weekend.
Our Weekend Guide
More than 40 restaurants will participate in the Taste of the Lower East Side on April 29 from 7 to 11 p.m. to benefit the Grand Street Settlement. It will be held at the Puck Building, 293 Lafayette Street (Houston Street): $200 from grandstreet.org.
A dinner featuring Sixpoint Craft Ales will be given on April 27 at 7 p.m. at the Vanderbilt, 570 Vanderbilt Avenue, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn; $60 plus tax and tip: (718) 623-0570.
The Hester Street Fair, a pushcart market on the Lower East Side, will be open this weekend, with vendors such as Luke's Lobster, Sigmund Pretzels and Mile End offering their goods. At the corner of Essex and Hester sts. Open April 24-25
Eagle Street Rooftop Farms, will be hosting a lesson on Beekeeping. The farm is also open all day to volunteers. Eagle Street Rooftop Farms, 44 Eagle St. (between Franklin and West sts.), Brooklyn
Two Sisters have opened a pie shop in Gowanus called Four & Twenty Blackbirds. Featuring all butter crusts, and with names like a double-crust apple and pear scented with rosewater, we are intrigued. Most are by the slice; whole pies must be ordered ahead. They have also started baking savory tarts and, for breakfast, muffins and scones.Four & Twenty Blackbirds, 439 Third Avenue (Eighth Street), Gowanus, Brooklyn, (718) 499-2917.
The Counting Room, a new bi-level neighborhood bar has opened in williamsburg. The space is industrial/rustic, with long wooden communal tables - and the menu of tapas and small plates sounds pretty enticing.44 Berry St., 718-599-1860.