Sculptor and visionary Steve Thompson of Junk Lab makes beautiful things out castoffs and other random objects. His ephemeral boutique at the Springle Pop Up features magical tableaux of colorful birds under glass domes, live plants, ceramic birds and tableware, and even vintage laboratory glass.Read more →
I love it when I find artisans in markets who make products that appeal to men. Quincy Ellis is one such artisan. His table at the recent Greenpointers Spring Market featured wonderful black candles in the form of pipe taps in small, medium and large.Read more →
Recently at the Spring Fair Made in NYC, I was in dire need of a snack, a state in which I often find myself. Luckily, the next thing I came upon was a cool chocolaty sample of LazyLooz no-bake biscuit cakes. It was fantastic.Read more →
It’s almost Ramp Season! Be the first to send me a tweet (@MarketsNYC) with a picture of the first ramps in the markets, and I’ll give you a pound of ramp butter! You can freeze it and use it all year long!
And, with no further ado, here are the Weekend Market Picks!Read more →
n honor of the fledgling spring season, I am happy to feature this wonderful, miniature mallard duck figurine. Made by Royal Doulton, this sweet fellow (he’s a male – the females are brown) is about the size of a quarter. I saw it on the table of Michael Rabinowitz at the East 67th Street Flea Market when I visited recently.Read more →