• About former cab driver John McDonagh’s benefit show for Theatre 80 this weekend (NY1 ... previously on EVG)
• New DA Bragg admits that he botched his policy rollout (Gothamist)
• What the MTA has and hasn’t done to make the subways safer (City & State)
• Anthology Film Archives on Second Avenue and Second Street is screening some essential cinema featuring work by Buñuel, Bresson and Cocteau (Official site)
• Praise for the cardamom bun at coffee shop La Cabra on Second Avenue (Eater ... previously on EVG)
• Checking out this podcast with East Village resident John Holmstrom, co-founder of Punk (Flaming Pablum)
• Diversions: Calling all Nico fans (Dangerous Minds)
... and HBD (1/22) to LES-based filmmaker Jim Jarmusch ...