Hello, what's this? Tuesday Plywood, you say? Yessir. Onward...
1) Soho: With temperatures rising, no form of plywood makes us hotter this time of year than picnic table plywood. This is the outdoor space at two-time plywood vet Soho Park, which looks just about ready to open on the corner of Lafayette and Prince. Patience. [POST-PLYWOOD]
2) East 20s: Emails a diligent tipster, "There is a shuttered space @ the southeast corner of 20th & 1st. The mill says it's going to be Japanese. Any word on an opening date? It's been shuttered for months." [PLYWOOD?]
3) Lower East Side: At right, a shot from last Friday captures a rare post-plywood moment: the rebranding. Here we see Essex Street dive bar 12", f/k/a Filthy McNasty's, take on its latest uniform: Essex Ale House. Fear not: we are assured by those in the know that Dodgeball.com has been alerted. [SOFT OPEN]
4) Fort Greene: Reports a trusted Eater correspondent, "On the corner of Lafayette and Carlton: construction of an organic juice bar is underway (no photo, but not much to look at just yet), just around the corner from the new-ish Smooch cafe (Kalina-worthy interiors at this sliver of a cafe), and a block from the newest Rice outpost." [PLYWOOD]
5) Astoria: Perhaps our first ever Queens plywood? Innovation, people. It's what we're all about. Blogger Joey in Astoria spies plywood at the corner of 30th Ave & 34th St. Prognosis: unclear. [PLYWOOD]