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.

Weekend Market Picks January 17 & 18, 2015: Thank You, Farmers!

Every winter, I feel grateful for all the farmers who continue to bring their fresh produce to the city’s greenmarkets throughout the season. On the coldest of days, you will find them outside, under their tents, probably stamping their feet and blowing on their hands to keep warm. I really

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More Fun and Innovations from Wacky Magnets

Last Sunday, I paid a visit to one of the cleverest, most innovative and industrious makers I know, Carolyn Smith of Wacky Magnets. Carolyn has been such an inspiration to me since we met while I was researching and writing the Markets of New York City guidebook. Wacky Magnets is on page 46.

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Wintery Weekend Market Picks: January 10 & 11, 2015

Did we all made it through the first full work week of 2015 in one piece? Can you believe the final Holiday Market at Bryant Park was open through last weekend? Contrary to popular belief, we can’t all live at Meow Parlour. It is time to brace for the cold

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Meow Parlour: A Fluffy Refuge on the Lower East Side

This story is dedicated to the memory of our beloved Pantera Azul, a not-so-wild African cat, who passed away two years ago today. If you have Internet access, you have heard about Meow Parlour, the city’s first kitty cafe. It opened in December, and New York has opened its arms

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Weekend Market Picks January 3 – 4, 2015: Happy New Year!

We are embarking on a brand new year! I know there are millions of visitors in the city right now, so here are some of the big year-round markets that are open this weekend. And we have one remaining Holiday Market open for their last weekend of the season!. Let’s

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