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 5 & 6, 2018: Flowering Spring Branches

  Next weekend is Mother’s Day! That can only mean one thing: scrambling for just the right gift for your mom! I can confidently say that that gift, and many others. can be found in any one of these great markets. You really can’t go wrong no matter where you

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Weekend Market Picks April 21 & 22, 2018: Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! The Spring market season is moving into full swing, and so I’m back with my Weekend Market Picks! We have lots of exciting events, may of them focusing on environmental sustainability, fair trade, upcycling, and other earth-friendly themes. So get out and enjoy the cool sunshine at

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The World’s Fare Is Coming to Queens April 28 & 29, 2018

New Yorkers still speak nostalgically about the World’s Fair, which was hosted in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in 1965 and themed “Peace Through Understanding.” Millions of visitors attended the fair to explore the countries that were represented from around the world. The upcoming World’s Fare at CitiField on April 28 &

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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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