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.

Artists & Handmade Designs Come to the South Street Seaport

I am beyond thrilled to present this full press release from South Street Local Artists, a wonderful new venture by four extremely talented and innovative artisan entrepreneurs. Each of them has sold their designs in artisan markets around the city, and it is so exciting for me to see them

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Weekend Market Picks October 25 & 26, 2014: Got Cake PushUp Cakes

  Last weekend was the grand opening of Shwick Market in Bushwick, Brooklyn. I will be posting photos shortly, but I thought I’d start by highlighting Got Cake, a sweet, delicious and innovative new food company founded by Shana Lawson. Read all about making your own push pop with tiny

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Delicious Innovations By Got Cake At The New Shwick Market

When we think about innovation, we think about big things, like the automobile, or the iPad, or the door that converts into a pingpong table.  But I’ve learned that the most impactful innovations are often on a smaller scale — tweaking a detail, adding a slight twist, or simply by

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Press Release: Two Fair Ladies Are Bringing Handmade Goodness to the Upper East Side

Two Fair Ladies, the fabulous organization that brings us local yet world-class artisan and craft markets, is doing it again this weekend on the Upper East Side. This event is a fundraiser for PS 6, which has a wonderful history. I’m happy to post their full press release. Karen Seiger,

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Weekend Market Picks October 17, 18, & 19, 2014: Vintage Jewelry at the Chelsea Flea

The Chelsea Flea Market is a wonderful place to spend several hours getting lost in history. Since the Antiques Garage closed to make way for a new high rise building, this outdoor market has become the new home to many sellers of old things. Strolling through the generous rows of

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