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

Food 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 Market Picks May 28 & 29, 2016: Color Me Chad Vegan Lipsticks

I am ecstatic over Color Me Chad, a wonderful line of lipsticks and glosses that are handmade in Brooklyn and 100% vegan. I haven’t met Chad in person, but I tried his luscious matte red lipstick, called “Having It,” at a recent Shwick Market event, and I love the way

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Attention Vendors: Grand Central Holiday Fair Apps Due June 8, 2016

The annual Grand Central Terminal Holiday Fair offers artisans an extraordinary opportunity to showcase their one-of-a-kind creations to the more than 1 million shoppers who visit Grand Central Terminal each day of the Holiday Fair. I love this market because it has such great energy, and it is filled with

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Weekend Market Picks May 20 & 21, 2016: Handmade & Vintage All Weekend

  This weekend, you can enjoy some of the best seasonal and annual market events of the year, in addition to the wonderful on-going markets. Essex Street Market is turning 76 years old! Makers are coming to the city from around the country for the Renegade Craft Fair and the

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Weekend Market Picks May 14 & 15, 2016: Don’t Miss Ramp Season!

  I couldn’t let spring go by without a picture of ramps! We have maybe 2 weeks left of ramp season, and I want to make sure you don’t miss it! For those who haven’t seen the light, ramps are wild leeks. They have a mildly onion-like taste, and they

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The Vendy Awards Returns to Governors Island on September 17th 2016

Mark your calendars! The Vendy Awards are a full day of eating, meeting new friends, and enjoying incredible views of New York City. I went last year and had a delicious, memorable time. Get your tickets early because they sell out fast! ~Karen Seiger, Markets of New York City Save

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