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.

10 NYC Christmas Trees and Holiday Lights That Are Not At Rockefeller Center

I love Rockefeller Center’s gigantic Christmas tree as much as any other New Yorker. But I’ll only visit at 3AM when the crowds have subsided a bit. It is the largest tree in town, but it is far from the only one. I am happy to share my own favorite

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Holiday Market Picks December 13 & 14, 2014

I fell in love with the handmade puppets and toys from Cate & Levi Collection at the Grand Central Holiday Fair. This little Santa Puppet is made from upcycled materials, as are all their toys. These designs are sweet, clever and whimsical, and they include stuffed animals, zoo cubes, pillow

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Look for the Holiday Markets Segment on NY1 This Weekend

NY1 is airing my Weekend Feature segment about the city’s wonderful holiday markets all weekend! Check it out here. (You have to have Time Warner Cable to view it.) I want to thank these amazing vendors who partnered with me to feature their unique, handmade gift items to inspire viewers

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Design Your Own Vintage T-Shirt with Golly NYC (Mine Is Aquaman)

Despite his bad rap on “The Big Bang Theory,” Aquaman is the coolest superhero in my opinion. It’s not even an opinion. It’s a fact (he can talk to dolphins!). Part of his appeal for me, actually, is that one of the main illustrators for the series was a woman,

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Holiday Market Picks December 5, 6 & 7, 2014

This weekend has more holiday markets than any other time during the season! 20 one-day or weekend-long events are taking place throughout the city, in addition to the many markets running all season. Can you imagine getting all your holiday shopping done this early in December?! Shop locally and buy

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