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Weekend Picks

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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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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