Your Guide to the Best Artisan, Farmer, Food & Flea Markets

Farmers Markets

The indoor and outdoor food markets throughout New York City are at the heart of food innovation, the new go-to spots for food lovers. Imagine a sumptuous, buttery fresh lobster roll, or a brick oven pizza. Or maybe something exotic, like an authentic pupusa, a small corn tortilla filled with savory beans and cheese, or a spicy kimmchi dog. Follow up your main course with three mini-cupcakes in flavors you have probably never imagined, like lavender chocolate, maple bacon and blueberry port mascarpone. These gastronomic delights – and so many more – are made locally or regionally with the freshest ingredients available.

Valentine’s Weekend Market Picks: February 11 & 12, 2017

Hello! So, I took a little time off during the cold, post-holiday season. But now it’s February, and the markets are heating up for 2017, despite the snow and icicles outside. There are so many fabulous Valentine’s Markets this weekend for everyone to enjoy, whether you have a Valentine or

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Holiday Market Picks: Give Handmade Gifts!

Look. It’s December. The weather is going to suck. So why not make the most of it by hanging out in the festive holiday markets? This weekend, you can choose among 32 – thirty-two! – markets, mostly indoors, throughout the city! I’ve been gathering gifts for my nieces, and now

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Weekend Holiday Markets December 10 & 11, 2016: Local Holiday Greenery

This is the busiest holiday weekend of them all! 22 day-long or weekend markets are popping up all over the city, along with the grand holiday markets and the ongoing flea and antiques markets, which are also wonderful places to look for unique gifts. I get some of my best

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Small Business Saturday Is Here!

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We had dinner for 16 people, and for the first time in years, we had leftovers! I plan to be chewing on stuffles (you put your leftover stuffing in your waffle iron and wait for the magic to happen) while watching CBS Sunday

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Stats Prove We All Actually Do Love Small Business Saturday

  Small Business Saturday is on November 26, 2016! Obviously, I love to shop from small businesses at any possible time, and for any possible thing. I do it because so many people in the markets are pursuing their dreams of doing what they love and also supporting themselves and

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