Arts & Culture

Stargazing parties, anti-gentrification rally, Brooklyn’s most despised buildings (and more links)

Star Parties: two stargazing events in Brooklyn this week [Bklyner]
Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Squibb Bridge will remain closed indefinitely [Curbed NY]
Literary lovers line up for the Brooklyn Book Festival in Downtown Brooklyn (photos) [Brownstoner]
A condo takes top spot for priciest contract signed in BK [The Real Deal]
Brooklyn residents rally against gentrification, chant, ‘Brooklyn’s not for sale!’ [BK Reader]
Here are Brooklyn’s most despised buildings [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Reminder: Community Input Session for Brooklyn Detention Center, Thursday, Sept. 20 [Bklyner]
Apply for three middle-income units in Brooklyn’s historic Weeksville [6sqft]
Hot Bird will officially close in December [Eater New York]
Nathaniel Mary Quinn’s cubist portraits address the psychic ruptures of gentrification in BK [The New Yorker]

Bonus: Name those streets: Oh Pep!’s latest video was shot in Greenpoint!

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