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Weekend Market Picks March 12 & 13, 2016: Lovely Antiques

Antique framed portrait and bud pin from Interesting Old Things at the East 67th Street Flea on Saturdays and the Greenflea on Sundays

Antique miniature portrait and silver flower bud pin from Interesting Old Things at the East 67th Street Flea on Saturdays and the Greenflea on Sundays

It certainly feels like Spring is upon us! I’ve seen people wearing sandals in early March. I’ve seen crocuses poking out their brave little blooms. I haven’t worn a coat for the last two days. And here’s my biggest indicator that spring is here: the markets are opening!

Weekend Market Picks:

Saturday, March 12, 2016

SHWICK Spring Market: Almost 40 local makers of clothing, toys, jewelry, art, food and more! 11AM – 6PM, 2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn

Tribeca Greenmarket: This farmers market has a lovely group of local purveyors selling fresh produce, seafood, baked goods, proteins and dairy in a nice, neighborhood setting. 8AM – 3PM, Greenwich Street between Chambers and Duane, Manhattan

Saturday & Sunday, March 12 & 13, 2016

Artists & Fleas Chelsea Market: You really can’t imagine the amount of grooviness to be found in this large artisan and vintage market in Williamsburg — unless you visit it for yourself this weekend. 10AM – 9PM Mondays – Saturdays, 10AM – 9PM Sundays. 88 10th Avenue at W. 15th Street, Manhattan

Grand Opening! Bushwick Flea: Just steps from the L Train’ s Jefferson Street station, this neighborhood market features flea and vintage fashion and furniture, a well as local artisans and food entrepreneurs. 10AM – 6PM, 52 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn

Chelsea Flea Market: This flea and antiques market is filled with a million interesting objects – art, jewelry, clothing, and other cool things. 6AM – 6PM, Uptown Side of West 25th Street between Broadway and Sixth Avenue, Manhattan

ID Pop Shop: It is the final weekend for this outstanding event featuring exciting and innovative independent designers of fashion, accessories and  home decor. 10:30AM – 7:30PM, 75 9th Avenue, inside Chelsea Market, Manhattan

Grand Opening! Nolita Market: To spot this sweet artisan market, look for the pretty umbrellas along the old brick wall. It opens this weekend for the season! 11AM – 6PM, Prince Street between Mulberry and Mott, Manhattan

Grand Opening! PS 321 Flea Market: A classic and beloved flea market in the heart of Park Slope, the PS 321 Flea is open and under new management! 9AM – 5PM, 180 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Grand Opening! St. Anthony’s Market: This sidewalk market in Soho is now open Fridays – Sundays for the season, with handmade artisans and designers and other innovative makers. 10AM – Dusk, on the south sidewalk of W. Houston Street, between Thompson and MacDougal Streets, Manhattan

Sunday, March 13, 2016

GreenFlea Market: The indoor flea, vintage and antique vendors are definitely here this weekend, and the outdoor market might be thawing out for the season too. 10AM – 5:30 PM, in the schoolyard at 100 West 77th Street and Columbus Avenue, Manhattan

West 79th Street Greenmarket: One of the most picturesque farmers markets in the city, this one sets up along side the Natural History Museum, kitty corner to the Greenflea. Textile recycling and compost collection till 1PM. 9AM – 4PM, Columbus Avenue btwn 78th & 81st Streets, Manhattan

~Karen Seiger, Markets of New York City

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