Williamsburg: The MTA is refusing to fix a 75-year-old typo at the Broadway G train station because it claims a misspelled mosaic that reads “Brodaway” is a part of city lore — but the blooper is giving local grammarians clause for concern. Comments (12).
Meadows of Shame: A group of homeless people has turned the rotted-out trees in Prospect Park into their own Keebler Elf-style shanties, only they’re not making cookies — they’re destroying a delicate ecosystem, according to park watchdogs. Comments (33).
Art: The music may have died on Feb. 3, 1959, but the tunes of late greats Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Richie Valens will be exhumed on Jan. 12 at the Bell House, at a modern-day cabaret tribute to the big three. Comment.
Art: Feast your hungry eyes on 65 mouth-watering morsels of food photography at the “Feast Your Eyes” exhibition at the powerHouse Arena, opening Jan. 6. The delectable group show is part of the New York Photo Festival, and features food-related works shot by a mix of renowned and amateur photographers, to create a delicious display of images that pay homage to anything and everything that provides us with sustenance. Comments (1).
Foodie-in-Chief: Hey bro — got a jones for some righteous SoCo-style eats? Make the drop into Bay Ridge, where Ho’Brah, Bay Ridge’s new surfer-inspired taco joint, is currently riding the sweet wave of success. Comments (2).
Fort Greene: The city says a bigger fence will stop rocks and debris from being thrown onto the Navy Street bicycle lane below. But some bicyclists say much more needs to be done before they’ll use the route again. Comments (26).
Event: Join psychotherapist Lynne Spevack at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Jan. 8 for a tour past barren trees, bright berries and rustling grasses. It’s a dose of self-help for the price of museum admission! Comment.
Park Slope: A woman is groped on Fourth Avenue - right in front of her boyfriend - two months after the South Slope Sex Fiend’s last assault. Some wonder if the predatory pervert has returned. Comments (10).
Bay Ridge: Msgr. Thomas Brady was arrested for accosting a teenage boy in October. His flock remembered him this Christmas during a tree lighting — something the victim’s family finds disgraceful. Comments (1).