Monday linkage

How to donate food for Pakistan [Ditmas Park Blog]
Hallucinogenic plants sprouting on BK streets
[City Room]
Colorful Habana Outpost more green than anything else [NY Times]
A first look at Brooklyn’s fall restaurant openings [Metromix]
Price comparison: every single iced coffee in Park Slope [via FiPS]
Escape to the Cape with a fall home swap [Jauntsetter]
Spike Lee’s MJ birthday tribute [OTBKB]
How to make a switch-plate planter [Ready Made]