Seen these? Welcome to the brand new world of Lefferts, primed for visitors who are accustomed to helpful kiosks of the sort they have in most of the civilized world:
The nonsensical hyphen between Prospect (for the park) and Lefferts (for the homestead and Manor) has now been set in stone, or plastic or whatever. As for the "s" on Garden, you probably know by now where I stand on that one. As for PLG, any neighborhood that resorts to acronyms that could potentially sound as PLAG, PLEG, PLIG, PLOG or PLUG (and sometimes PLYG) is really not the way to go. But PLuGNA long ago ensured that we'd have live with it.
Ah, but the Parkside Playground. A reader sent these pictures of a clippings loaf topped with a dollop of sumptuous garbage:
The Q notified district manager Miles. Hopefully Sanitation will be by soon to clean it up. If you notice that it's been tidied, or not, please comment!
The Q at Parkside
News and Nonsense from the Brooklyn neighborhood of Lefferts and environs, or more specifically a neighborhood once known as Melrose Park. Sometimes called Lefferts Gardens. Or Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. Or PLG. Or North Flatbush. Or Caledonia (west of Ocean). Or West Pigtown. Across From Park Slope. Under Crown Heights. Near Drummer's Grove. The Side of the Park With the McDonalds. Jackie Robinson Town. Home of Lefferts Manor. West Wingate. Near Kings County Hospital. Or if you're coming from the airport in taxi, maybe just Flatbush is best.