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Holiday Market Picks: Give Handmade Gifts!

Look. It’s December. The weather is going to suck. So why not make the most of it by hanging out in the festive holiday markets? This weekend, you can choose among 32 – thirty-two! – markets, mostly indoors, throughout the city! I’ve been gathering gifts for my nieces, and now

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Weekend Holiday Markets December 10 & 11, 2016: Local Holiday Greenery

This is the busiest holiday weekend of them all! 22 day-long or weekend markets are popping up all over the city, along with the grand holiday markets and the ongoing flea and antiques markets, which are also wonderful places to look for unique gifts. I get some of my best

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Holiday Market Picks December 3 & 6, 2016: EdieArt & That Water Tower

There is so much wonderful art in the holiday markets. One of my very favorites is EdieArt at the Union Square Holiday Market. I have loved Edie’s work for a long time. My nieces have a beautiful image by Edie of a tiny girl blowing bubbles and swinging on a

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Small Business Saturday Is Here!

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We had dinner for 16 people, and for the first time in years, we had leftovers! I plan to be chewing on stuffles (you put your leftover stuffing in your waffle iron and wait for the magic to happen) while watching CBS Sunday

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Weekend Market Picks November12 & 13, 2016: The Markets Must Go On

At the risk of offending some readers, this week has been a tough on in New York City. No platitudes here. Just that still, each morning, I wake up in a happy daze, and then the reality of our future hits me and knocks me down a notch. So on

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