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 October 7 & 8, 2017: Sugar Pumpkins

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” ~Henry David Thoreau Did everyone notice the magical quick change in the markets from summer to fall?! One week it’s peaches and tomatoes, and suddenly it’s pumpkins and apples! I’m

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Weekend Market Picks September 30 – October 1, 2016: Antlers!

Yesterday was summer, and today is fall. That was quick! But better to be a little chilly rather than a little schvitzy, right? Enjoy wearing your favorite sweater – or find a new one – at any of these amazing markets! Weekend Market Picks Saturday, September 30, 2017 Fair Lady

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Weekend Market Picks September 23rd & 24th, 2017: Broadway Cares Fabulous Flea

It’s the beginning of fall officially, but apparently the weather didn’t get the memo because it’s going to be a warm, sunny weekend! And it’s also the weekend when two of my favorite annual events take place! The London Terrace Street Fair on Saturday is an opportunity for neighbors to bring

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Weekend Market Picks September 9 & 10, 2017: Wilklow Orchards

This spring, Wilklow Orchards arrived in Union Square! They’ve been selling their incredible array of tomatoes and other fresh produce and baked goods in Brooklyn greenmarkets for decades. And now, every Monday, we can find them in Union Square. I, for one, have been gorging on their colorful and delicious

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Weekend Market Picks August 26 – 27, 2017: 97th Street Concession

Hi Everyone! I’ve taken most of August off from markets because I’ve been super busy editing some wonderful new 111 Places Guidebooks, including Queens, Baltimore, and the Twin Cities! More about those later.  In the meantime, we hit Rockaway Beach last weekend, which I haven’t visited in decades. It’s gorgeous, and almost

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