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Essex Street Block Party Ushers In Springtime Eats

New York, NY (May 5, 2017) – The start of spring is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to kick off outdoor eating season! On Saturday, May 20th Essex Street Market is throwing its annual Block Party from 12-5pm outside on Essex Street. This springtime affair features the latest and greatest food

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Weekend Market Picks April 22 & 23, 2016: Earth Day & RAMPS!

  Ramp Season is the best! Ramps are wild leeks. They grow naturally on our regional farms, and so our farmers get to harvest them without having to cultivate them. They are lovely and mild, and they add a wonderful flavor to almost any savory dish. I like like them

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Ever See A Penguin on the A Train?

Kip Cosson of Kip Kids sure knows how to draw a penguin. And a mouse. And a New York City subway. That’s because he is an award winning illustrator. I have long admired his colorful graphics on tees and onesies for babies and little kids. He has also written five

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Holiday Market Picks December 3 & 6, 2016: EdieArt & That Water Tower

There is so much wonderful art in the holiday markets. One of my very favorites is EdieArt at the Union Square Holiday Market. I have loved Edie’s work for a long time. My nieces have a beautiful image by Edie of a tiny girl blowing bubbles and swinging on a

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Support One Of The Most Talented Chefs In The City

Ever since my first taste of Saeed Pourkay’s Persian soups in the Union Square Holiday Market, I’ve been in love with the incredibly rich and mouthwatering flavors of everything he makes. I had eaten Persian food before, but Saeed is an extraordinary chef. Part of his talent is the fact

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