1) Lower East Side: Bowery Boogie reports that burger bar Interstate Food & Liquor should be opening soon in the Bunny Chow space. The walls have been stenciled with various images, and the menu promises, mac 'n' cheese, burgers, hot dogs, and apple pie. [PLYWOOD]
2) Williamsburg: A walk by the old Trattoria 312 space on Graham Avenue in East Williamsburg reveals it will reopen in September as Gwynnett Street. [PLYWOOD]
3) Upper East Side: DNA Info notes today that Juice Press will open a location on the Upper East Side. The mini-chain, which has two locations in the East Village selling cold-pressed juices, smoothies, chocolate, and bagels, will open a 300 square foot space on Third Avenue and East 62nd Street, and the founder's father will run the shop. It opens on September 1. [PLYWOOD]
4) Park Slope: Here's Park Slope learns a bar called Uncle Barry's is opening in November on the corner of 5th Avenue between St. Marks and Bergen. Says one owner, "We're going to be a low-key, unpretentious neighborhood bar with a good happy hour, low lighting, and cheap, quality beer. Somewhere between O'Connor's and Wolf and Deer."
5) Williamsburg: Zagat reports that new ramen spot Yebisu is opening soon on North 6th St. [PLYWOOD]
6) Boerum Hill: Lost City learns that the old Ultimate Burgers and Dogs space, a bit of a doomed location, will open as Sadie's Kitchen. It was nothing to do with nearby Ted & Honey's, which was supposed to be opening a location in this space. [LC]
7) Battery Park City: Flo Fab writes this week that Francois Payard will open a downtown branch of his West Houston Street Bakery FPB next month at 210 Murray Street. [PLYWOOD]
8) Greenpoint: Here's Greenpoint reports that Grandma's Kitchen, a country style restaurant, will open soon on Manhattan Ave. between Norman and Nassau. The wall features a cartoon wall mural of grandma with chickens and pigs.