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

Flea Markets

New York City’s flea markets are full of vintage and antiquefinds that would grace any home or wardrobe. Significant estates, meaning the contents of some of the more intriguing armoires, drawers and cupboards in the city, are sold through reputable flea market dealers. The market sellers also scour the region to bring the best wares into the city. It is a good strategy to visit these markets on a regular basis to find the most exciting furniture, clothing, accessories, decorative items and nostalgic memorabilia that comesinto our flea and vintage markets.

Weekend Market Picks July 22 & 23, 2017: Mid Summer Delights

I ran into Aixa Sobin, the amazing leather artisan I wrote about a while back. She sells her beautiful notebooks, bags, belts, and pencil rolls out on the sidewalk of Spring Street across from Balthazar Bakery (location, location, location). I carry a small notebook I got from her, and it’s

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Weekend Market Picks July 8 & 9, 2017: Lady in a Green Dress

I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July! I recently went to the Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market, and I found a canister filled with old slides. There’s nothing quite so luminous as a slide, even when it’s just held up to the light. There were dozens of them to

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Weekend Market Picks June 24 & 25, 2017: Happy Pride!

  Happy Pride Weekend! I recently met Illustrator James L. Barry at the wonderful School of Visual Arts’ Makers Market. James has created a line from his drawings, which he calls Dinx: figurines, magnets, and holiday ornaments featuring pop culture icons. Spot Rupaul and the Spice Girls in this picture,

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Weekend Market Picks June 10 & 11, 2017: a Studio By The Sea

This  lovely birdie jewerly box is handmade by Jody A, Lee of a Studio By The Sea. When you see her work in person, you will fall in love with everything she makes, which includes lampwork glass beads and figures (look for the cupcakes – they’re insanely perfect), illustrated greeting cards,

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