Your Guide to the Best Artisan, Farmer, Food & Flea Markets

Posts Tagged ‘Union Square Holiday Market’

Ever See A Penguin on the A Train?

Kip Cosson of Kip Kids sure knows how to draw a penguin. And a mouse. And a New York City subway. That’s because he is an award winning illustrator. I have long admired his colorful graphics on tees and onesies for babies and little kids. He has also written five

Read more

The Shrunken Mohawk: A Holiday Tale

In May 2015, I received an email from Anna-Lena in Germany. Her boyfriend Peer had visited New York in 2011 and had a really great time here, of course. During his visit, he bought a hat for himself at the Union Square Holiday Market. It wasn’t just any hat. It

Read more

Support One Of The Most Talented Chefs In The City

Ever since my first taste of Saeed Pourkay’s Persian soups in the Union Square Holiday Market, I’ve been in love with the incredibly rich and mouthwatering flavors of everything he makes. I had eaten Persian food before, but Saeed is an extraordinary chef. Part of his talent is the fact

Read more

Weekend Holiday Market Picks: Where To Find Gifts for Food Lovers

This is it, kids: the last shopping weekend before Christmas! Luckily for us, many of our holiday markets are open until Christmas eve. But there are some fabulous specialty markets that are only happening this weekend or into early next week. So study this list and check it twice to

Read more

Weekend Market Picks November 21 & 22, 2015: Thankful for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday! It’s all about the food, the gravy, the family and friends, the gravy and the food. And did I mention the pies? This year we are hosting a full dozen people! James does the cooking, I do the going to the parade and the ever-important

Read more