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Fulton Flea Market: A Small Flea With A Big Community Impact

If you’ve ever walked by the Fulton Flea Market on your way to the Brooklyn Flea maybe, I encourage you to stop and have a long look around. The aim of this market is “to take an empty lot and turn it into an active gathering space where people can

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Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg Opening This Weekend

On Saturday, April 6, Brooklyn Flea celebrates the fifth anniversary of its inaugural market—when nearly 20,000 people showed up at a Fort Greene schoolyard on a chilly early-spring day with a strong chance of rain.

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Brooklyn Flea’s Annual “Gifted” Holiday Market at One Hanson Place

With 100+ vendors on 3 floors selling the cutest and coolest vintage, handmade, art, and foodstuffs in the prettiest interior in Brooklyn-Skylight One Hanson at the former Williamsburg Savings Bank in Fort Greene-shopping at Brooklyn Flea’s annual Gifted holiday market is a fun, social local-motive. After two more weeks outdoors, starting Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 24+25) the Flea returns to its ornate winter home every Saturday and Sunday through March 2013.

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Weekend Market Picks July 28-29, 2012 + The Indie Style Society

Nothing says “hot summer in the city” better than comfy, sexy cut-off shorts. These Daisy Dukes are from The Indie Style Society and Meghann Early at Artists & Fleas. Meghan takes previously loved jeans, cuts them into shorts and then shreds them strategically. She dyes them in fun colors, like these lime green ones, and washes them twice to fix the color. She adds cool detailing, like rows of studs. I understand that Meghanm can also make custom hip hotpants from your own favorite jeans! So go this weekend and make the most of the rest of summertime!

And here are this weekend’s Market Picks!

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Three Inspiring New Books From Brooklyn Flea Businesses

Last night I went to an authors panel at Greenlight Bookstore in Fort Greene featuring the authors of three wonderful new books, along with my friends from The Experimental Gourmand and Nomnivorous. The remarkable thing is that all three books were written by people who sell their goods in the

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