Submarina Opens in Manhattan; Dollar Coffee in Ditmas Park

Ditmas Park: Get a cup of fair-trade, organic coffee for $1 at Café Tibet from July 5 through 7. [Ditmas Park Blog]


East Village: Lucy’s is closed until Thursday. [EV Grieve]


Lower East Side: After a history of temporary closings and reopenings, Essex Ale House is permanently closed and the space is for rent. [Bowery Boogie]


A pizza parlor will open at 127 Stanton Street, the former location of vintage boutique Dulcinée. [Bowery Boogie]


Midtown: Futuristic burger joint 4Food pushed its opening to August 9 from July 6. [Midtown Lunch]


San Diego–based sandwich shop Submarina is building out its first Manhattan branch on 56th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. The chain already has a location in Astoria. [Midtown Lunch]


Park Slope: The former Pita Hut on Fourth Avenue and 9th Street is now Pita Pizza Grill. [Brownstoner]


Soho: French-Canadian seafood spot Le Pescadeux celebrates Canada Day on July 1 with a $50 prix-fixe menu of housemade smoked meats, Québécois tourtiere, bouillabaisse, and Quebec City sugar pie. [Grub Street]


West Village: A three-hour Ketel One open bar kicks off Veranda's “Summer on the Veranda Happy Hour” series this Wednesday, June 30 at 6 p.m. The happy hours will run every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through August, and feature a menu including garlic-shrimp skewers, chermoula grilled baby octopus, and lamb sliders. [Grub Street]