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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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Weekend Market Picks June 24 & 25, 2017: Happy Pride!

  Happy Pride Weekend! I recently met Illustrator James L. Barry at the wonderful School of Visual Arts’ Makers Market. James has created a line from his drawings, which he calls Dinx: figurines, magnets, and holiday ornaments featuring pop culture icons. Spot Rupaul and the Spice Girls in this picture,

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Weekend Market Picks June 3 & 4, 2017: Beautiful Tasty Chives

    The greenmarkets are filling up with a new growing season filled with beautiful, healthy, and tasty produce! We’ve already had some lovely tomatoes. And, of course, the asparagus has been spectacular (especially when grilled or broiled). Now the chives are out. You can use them as a centerpiece,

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Weekend Market Picks May 27 & 28, 2017: I Yam What I Yam

  Behold the sweet potato. It seems like a non-descript root, but bake it in the oven, and it magically softens and even caramelizes itself. And they are positively loaded with nutrients: vitamin A ( beta-carotene), vitamin C, manganese, copper, pantothenic acid and vitamin B6, plus potassium, dietary fiber, niacin, vitamin B1,

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