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.

Weekend Market Picks: Asparagus Season Doesn’t Care About A Little Rain

  I used to be in charge of making the asparagus soup at lunchtime when I was a little kid. I’d open the can of Campbell’s Cream of Asparagus Soup and pour it into a saucepan. And then I’d take fresh asparagus spears and cut them into small bits like

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Wowza! My THOUSANDTH Market Story!

  Golly! I have written ONE THOUSAND STORIES about markets as of right this very instant. Markets have been around for millennia, and yet we modern denizens of one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world still get excited when we come across a group of tents in a

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Weekend Market Picks May 6 & 7, 2017: Fiddlehead Ferns

  Whew! Who else got soaking wet on Friday? I just stopped caring how deep the puddles were and how wet my clothes got. And that’s because I know how much cleaner and fresher the city will be, and how plump and lovely all the spring produce will be. And

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A Unicorn Grows In Brooklyn – And Opens Her Own Store

  I know unicorns are a ‘thing’ now, but I’ve loved them for a long, long, long time before now. So there. Mermaids too. However, I never thought I could actually BE a unicorn — until I met Annie Bruce, owner of Brooklyn Owl. Annie has magical powers to turn

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The Tide Is High At The 2017 Mermaid Parade

You have to know by now that I love Coney Island, and I love mermaids. So I’m very happy to share the latest news from Coney Island USA!    Coney Island USA’s 35th Annual Mermaid Parade will begin at 1 pm on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The parade starts at

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