Tuesday lunchtime linkage

Mos Def goes to Cape Town [IOL]
Parents of special ed kids stand up to charter school bullies [DNA Info]
Subway-wandering Brooklyn boy found alive [Metro]
Are these the 100 most influential culturites in Brooklyn? Sure, why not [BK Mag]
How the LES would look, with some fancy hurricane protection [Bedford + Bowery]
Di Fara was fined for having too many seats, is fighting [Sheepshead Bites]
Bill de Blasio has to pick a parks commissioner [NY Mag]
4th Avenue is about to get a big ugly brick and glass high rise [South Slope News]