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.

Weekend Holiday Market Picks December 16 & 17, 2017

If you need wreaths and garlands (and who doesn’t neet wreaths and garlands?), go see if you can find them at your local farmers market! Every year, Mountain Sweet Berry Farm brings the most beautiful and festive greenery to the Union Square Greenmarket on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. And also,

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Holiday Market Picks December 2 & 3, 2017

It’s December, and the holiday season is in full swing! All the grand holiday markets are now open, with the Columbus Circle Holiday Market opening after the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, as it is right on the parade route. (I love that story.) I visited the Union Square Holiday Market

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Halloween Market Picks + The First Holiday Market Opens

It’s the spookiest weekend of the year! And the markets are in on the fun! So hit these scary Halloween Markets today (and tomorrow), and enjoy fall for the short time we have it. And here’s a hint: if you buy a sugar pumpkin at your farmers market, you can

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Weekend Market Picks October 21 & 22, 2017

Wowza! There are so many fun and fabulous markets this weekend! We have fundraisers for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico at the Hell’s Ktichen Flea and at the Artist Market. We have pumpkins, face painting, beautiful fashion and accessories for the fall, and some great food, some of it

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Fave Market Photo: Radish Rainbow

I used to do Photos of the Day, and they were great! But then I wanted to write more in-depth stories, and they are great too, although  they take a lot of time. So I thought I’d start sharing some of my favorite photos from markets again, one or two

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