Affordable housing lottery in Bushwick, hidden histories of NYC’s indie bookstores, everything you need to know about the NY primary election (and more links)

Affordable housing lottery opens for six units in Bushwick, starting at $1,988 a month [Brownstoner]
Take a ferry ride to Greenpoint as an antidote to angst [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Ani DiFranco’s Babefest is coming to the Warsaw [Guitar Girl Magazine]
The Brooklyn Ballet finds its community [Forbes]
The hidden histories of 10 of NYC’s independent bookstores [Untapped Cities]
Christopher Carr continues to foster community through Brooklyn Wildlife Summer Festival [Greenpointers]
Inside Paulie Gee’s retro slice shop, now open in Greenpoint [Gothamist]
The history of Brooklyn’s Caribbean Carnival, the most colorful event in New York City [6sqft]
Dockless, ride-share scooters make their Brooklyn debut in Bed-Stuy [Bklyner]
Everything you need to know about New York’s primary election [Curbed NY]

And, the origin story of Labor Day.

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