A 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.

Welcome to DiffeeVille: Connecting Through Doodles with Cartoonist Matt Diffee

  Every once in a while, you get to meet the people you admire in person. Sometimes they walk into your corner store, or share the elevator with you, and sometimes they respond to your fan letter. In the case of New Yorker cartoonist Matthew Diffee, it was the fan

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Weekend Market Picks February 28 & March 1, 2015: On Common Pop Up

This is the last weekend for the Lucky Selectism On Common Pop Up in Chelsea Market, towards the 10th Avenue Entrance. Based in New York, this design house is known for creating fabulous sunglasses. Their collection also includes clothing, modern hats, bowties and other very cool accessories. I’m traveling this

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Weekend Market Picks February 21 & 22, 2015: Deep Winter Distraction

If you want to take your mind off of the frigid temps outside, my latest story about Kingston Twenty One men’s vintage clothing and upcoming spring designs will help you remember that they day will soon come when your face won’t freeze off the moment you step outside your door.

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Kingston Twenty One: Fashion For Men Of Style And Substance

Last summer, I met Montego Travis Sylvester, or Trav, of Kingston Twenty One, in the Brooklyn Flea. Actually, I saw his brilliant collection of Kingston bowties first, and then I noticed the breadth and depth of his coveted collection of vintage menswear. Trav has been at the Brooklyn Flea since the very beginning. He has an extremely loyal following because he brings an amazing menswear to his boutique in the market every weekend for every season.

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Valentine’s Weekend Market Picks February 14 & 15, 2015

I had the great good fortune recently to be invited to a wonderful dinner party with creative entrepreneurs, mostly from the markets. (Thank you, Heartbeat!) But wait – it gets better! I sat myself down next to Meghan Daly, the founder and owner of Daly Pie. Meghan grew up in

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