1) Cobble Hill: Brownstoner brings word that Thai eatery Ghang has opened a new outpost on Court St. in the former Miriam space. One important note: "unlike the Smith Street restaurant, the new Ghang is not BYOB." Status: Certified open; 229 Court St., (718) 875-1369.
2) Astoria: According to @CaraBellaItalia, "We are happy to announce the Grand Opening of Cara Bella on September 21, 2009 at 12 noon." Status: All tweets point to yes, and a tipster confirms it's open; 47-02 30th Ave., no phone number listed.
3) Midtown Midtown Lunch brings word that the first Midtown location of the Maoz falafel chain has opened up on 40th and 7th. With locations already established on 8th Street and Union Square, it didn't take long for the group to make its way uptown. Status: Certified Open; 200 W. 40th St., 212-777-0820.