Park Slope
Boro of Nerds: Armored knights battled as princesses cut a rug in Brooklyn’s Backyard during a day of good old-fashioned frivolity that showed locals the historical Dark Ages weren’t all doom and gloom. Comments (1)
Awesome: Kings Countians rubbed elbows with anime icons and samurai warriors at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden last weekend during its annual Cherry Blossom Festival, a celebration of Japanese culture that drew attendees from places almost as faraway as the Asian nation itself. Comments (2)

Police: Gun-toting suspect threatened man on N train

Crime: Plus all the other crime from Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace’s 72nd Precinct blotter. Comment

Hoot and bothered: Wildlife advocates demand end to fishing in P’Park after owl caught in line dies

Meadows of Shame: Bird lovers are calling for an end to fishing in Prospect Park after a great-horned owl ensnared by line in the meadow died hours following its arrival at a wildlife rescue on Friday. Comments (9)
Angel investors may step in to save a Park Slope emporium of feel-good fare following news that the shop would close imminently after nearly half a century in business, according to its owner. Comments (13)
Two new entrances to Prospect Park will soon allow patrons to step into a historically neglected stretch of the meadow along Flatbush Avenue. Comments (11)

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