1) East Village: EV Grieve gets pictures of the new plywood around the East Village location of L'Asso, the Nolita pizzeria that is expanding into the neighborhood. [PLYWOOD]
2) Williamsburg: Here's Williamsburg reports that a new French bistro called Bistro Petit is opening soon at 170 South 3rd at Driggs Avenue. It's being opened by chef Alan Park, former chef at the Rabbit Hole. It should open by the end of the month. Meanwhile, Toby's Coffee Shop is going to fill the old Artists and Fleas space at 127 North 6th St. It opens in November.
3) Prospect Heights: Fork in the Road spots the signage for the new Brooklyn outpost of the Sunburnt Calf, an offshoot of East Village vet The Sunburnt Cow. There is also a Sunburnt Calf location on the Upper West Side. They'll open in mid-September, with an "Australasian" menu and cocktails by the Summit Bar's Greg Seider. [POST-PLYWOOD]
4) East Village: EV Grieve discovers yet another dessert place is opening on St. Mark's Place. This place is called Jane's Sweet Buns. [PLYWOOD]
5) Park Slope: Zagat reports that a new Five Guys in Park Slope is opening at 164 Park Place on Wednesday. [POST-PLYWOOD]