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 November 21 & 22, 2015: Thankful for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday! It’s all about the food, the gravy, the family and friends, the gravy and the food. And did I mention the pies? This year we are hosting a full dozen people! James does the cooking, I do the going to the parade and the ever-important

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The 2015 Holiday Fair Graces Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal

I visited the Grand Central Holiday Fair on the eve of opening day this week, and I am thrilled to report that this year’s collection of boutiques is wonderful and diverse, and brimming with creativity. The great majority of products are designed and made in New York and other parts

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Here’s the Scoop on Changes at the 2015 Union Square Holiday Market

Most people fear change. Personally speaking, I generally love change, especially if it means making something wonderful even better, like the upcoming changes in store for us at the Union Square Holiday Market. Last holiday season, Urbanspace, the organization behind the Union Square and Columbus Circle Holiday Markets, as well

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Weekend Market Picks: Enjoying Halloween and the NY Marathon

It’s a Trifecta kind of weekend in NYC: Halloween, the Marathon and the time change! Plus, we have a couple of markets outdoor markets coming to a close for the season, and our first holiday market opening! More reasons to love autumn in New York. Have a great weekend, and

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Churoncalla Makes Nostalgic Jewelry For People Who Love Letters

  If you love fonts, numbers and letters, you will have a field day at the Churoncalla boutique. Freddy and Chess have a permanent spot at Artists & Fleas inside Chelsea Market, where they sell clever and nostalgic jewelry and accessories made from objects that will look and feel familiar

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