Your Guide to the Best Artisan, Farmer, Food & Flea Markets

Artisan Markets

The artisan markets are home to many of New York’s most talented designers, craftspeople and fine artists. These markets take traditional craft fairs to the next level through fine design, wild creativity, and innovative use of technology. Visit the artisan markets and buy handmade products directly from the people who made them. You will find future trends in jewelry, accessories, fashion designs, decorative pillows and lamps, candles, organic body products and so much more.

Valentine’s Weekend Market Picks: February 11 & 12, 2017

Hello! So, I took a little time off during the cold, post-holiday season. But now it’s February, and the markets are heating up for 2017, despite the snow and icicles outside. There are so many fabulous Valentine’s Markets this weekend for everyone to enjoy, whether you have a Valentine or

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Show Us Your Handmade Pink Pussy Hats

I participated in the Women’s March in NYC yesterday, and I was delighted by all the pink pussy hats. I took pictures and talked with all the women and men I could about their hats. Every hat has a story. I loved the ones made by mothers and grandmothers across

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Coney Island USA Presents: ‘How Cool Is This New Year’s Eve Party?”

Ring in the New Year with Coney Island USA, your Not For Profit Arts Organization at the Beach! Schedule of Events: 8pm – Doors open at 8pm at the Freak Bar with Half Price Beer and Wine until Midnight, for all ticket holders! 9pm – Sideshows by The Seashore – “New

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Guest Holiday Market: The Beautiful Christmas Markets of Budapest

We landed in Budapest in December 2015. We were going to visit our dear friends Ami, George, and Asta Kroon,  and Julie Bagladi, who had been our friends and neighbors in the West Village for many years. We used to have Sunday Family Dinner together every weekend, until they retired

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Last Minute Shopping You Dream About In The Holiday Markets

Well, this is it! Saturday is a fabulous day to finish up your gift shopping. Some people call it procrastination. I call it a good reason to visit the holiday markets one last time until next year! (Note that many of them are open through the end of the year

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