1) Soho: NYMag reports on the opening of plywood vet Civetta, the new restaurant from the owners of Sfoglia: "...a bi-level Nolita spot equipped with vaulted ceilings, wine-barrel chandeliers, and a basement lounge. The Italian-inspired Mediterranean menu lists two dozen bigger-than-tapas antipasti...Pastas come in full and half portions, and entrées range from $26 to $35." Status: Not open. "It will probably be within the week. 98 Kenmare St., 212-274-9898.
2) Gramercy: From the tipline: "Terakawa Ramen opened very recently at 18 Lexington Avenue." It takes the place of a former Teriyaki Boy shop and, naturally, serves a variety of ramen dishes but also several non-ramen ones as well. Status: Certified Open; 18 Lexington Avenue, 212-777-2939.
3) Gowanus: Metromix reports on the opening of Littlefield, the newest mega-venue to open in the area. Between the two spaces it houses, the venue is set up for everything from movie screenings to art installations. Status: Signs point to open. 22 DeGraw St., 718-855-3388.
4) Carroll Gardens: Time Out NY reports that Marco Polo owner Joseph Chirico and his son, Marco, have converted their restaurant's take out section into Enoteca on Court, a small plates joint (and plywood vet), featuring a mostly international wine list. Also of note: there's a rear garden. Status: Certified Open; 347 Court St., 718-243-1000.
5) Prospect Heights: NY Press is reporting that Spencer Rothschild (Barrio, Calle Ocho, BLT Prime) has opened a new cafe on the main plaza of the Brooklyn Public Library. The menu at Open Book Cafe by Mambo features coffee, sandwiches, tacos and lobster slides. Status: Certified Open; 10 Grand Army Plaza, 877-626-2685.
6) Flatiron: From the tipline: "I haven't seen anything on eater about this, so I thought I would let you know; Yogurberry just opened in the Flatiron district at 127-129 East 23rd Street, next door to the Blender Theater." Status: No number listed, but if Yelpers are to be trusted, this place is most likely open. 127 E 23rd St.
7) Midtown: Midtown Lunch brings news that the widespread sandwich chain Lenny's has opened its newest outpost in the Rockefeller Center Concourse. Status: Certified Open; 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 212-247-4310.
8) Fort Greene: Nick Morgenstern, pastry chef and owner of The General Green launched an ice cream cart outside of the restaurant this week. He'll also be selling his homemade ice cream wholesale to Resto, The New French, Nizza, Irving Mill, and 5 Leaves. There will be an ever changing menu of 5-6 flavors at the cart, with updaes on Twitter. Status: Certified Open. 229 Dekalb Ave., Fort Greene; 718-222-1510.
9) Prospect Heights: TONY writes about Sit & Wonder, the newest coffee shop to join Prospect Heights cafe scene. Setting it apart from the rest of the pack is a La Marzocco espresso machine and beans from Stumptown. Status: Not Open. "Probably, maybe, hopefully by Saturday. Just waiting on my coffee delivery from Stumptown." 688 Washington Ave., 718-622-0299.