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.

Book Review: Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People

OK, this is not really a book review. It’s more of a way to entice you to get your own copy of New Yorker Cartoonist Matt Diffee’s new book, Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People. (It’s almost as if he knows us, right?) You’ll need your own copy because

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Weekend Market Picks May 23 & 24, 2015: Six Season Openings and Peony Season

  I try not to play favorites, except for peonies. They are my very favorite flower. I love the way they smell, I love their soft, translucent leaves that are still quite resistant. I love their perfectly round buds that eventually pop open to reveal a soft silhouette with cool

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Video: Wild Child Burning Man Styles from Miritika Designs

Meet Tika, owner of Miritika Designs. She is an truly innovative Israeli fashion and accessories designer who sells her fantastic creations at the MarketPlace at St. Anthony’s on Houston Street. This market is open every Saturday and Sunday, and you will find a variety of vendors out there out on

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Weekend Market Picks May 16 & 17, 2015: Bleecker Street Artisan & Flea Market

  If you’ve ever stopped to shop at the Bleecker Street Artisan & Flea Market, you have probably met my lovely friend Sheila. If you love Bakelite, I’m certain you’ve spent time with her beautiful collection at this market or one of several vintage markets during the year. Sheila founded

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Weekend Market Picks May 9 & 10, 2015: All The Queens Beers At The LIC Flea

  The LIC Flea is home to one of the best hang-out spots in the city. In addition to hosting brilliant food vendors, craft artisans and vintage and flea vendors, the Flea now features a massive outdoor beer garden! Grab your friends and your sunblock and go enjoy six major

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