Category Archives: Flea Markets

HOUSING WORKS THRIFT • Fabulous Spring Event

All of the proceeds from HOUSING WORKS THRIFT STORE.……….goes to victims of AIDS……….paying for their meds……rent…….and the many other things they require to survive.

It is a very worthy cause…………Don and I shop here every week.

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING at the Grand Bazaar

There is still time to get in the game………CHRISTMAS SHOPPING.

CARMEN BURY will be at the Grand Bazaar on Columbus Avenue this Sunday.

Couture……..fab bags……..jewelry and CHRISTMAS TREES…..all original and one-of-a-kind designs.

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The tree with the BALL FRINGE is now appearing in my apartment.

 

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING • American Folk Art Museum

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CLICK on the tiger…………

Multi media Victorian……Steampunk Decor……….all are whimsical.

PRICE RANGE:  $200 to $400

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GRAND BAZAAR on Columbus Avenue • GRAND OPENING

The COLUMBUS AVENUE GRAND BAZAAR..……….[formerly the Columbus Avenue Flea Market]……….had it’s grand opening today with a new name.  It is grand??  Not yet………but it did have some new vendors to add energy to the “flea”.

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Meet………KYERA and STEPHANIE the founders of WOVEN INK new to the greeting card industry.  Graduates of PARSONS……..they hope to bring back the art of using a pen and paper to share notes of love.

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THE HUNGRY GNOME is happy to share their baked goods and help you with all your catering needs.

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This is the place to pick up handmade silver jewelry.

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LARRY………..has been here every Sunday for the past 25 years………the “Grand Master” of the FLEA.

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The ever loverly MONICA and her CHINA COLLECTION.

 

 

EAT YOUR WAY THRU THE FORT GREEN FLEA

 

The FORT GREEN FLEA in Brooklyn…….. is truly the best Flea Market in the whole NYC area………..it is worth the schlepp to get there.

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The food vendors are vetted……..so very close to gourmet.

SATURDAYS ONLY………..as the church across the street wants their parking lot back for parishioners on Sunday.

MATHILDE FREUND………..Happy 100th Birthday

Meet………..MATHILDE FREUND

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Mathilda is a remarkable woman………full of wisdom……….and has enriched our entire community on the Upper west Side.

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She has been a vendor at our local Flea Market since 1885…………and that is when I first met her.

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President Obama wished her well…….. recognizing that she survived the HOLOCAUST [tho, her husband did not].

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Today……her friends all wished her well and shared her cake.

She takes great pleasure in speaking with visitors to the market. Mathilde speaks 6 languages so the international visitors particularly enjoy their conversations with her.

50 FACES on the streets of New York

Some of these faces will make you SMILE.  Some will STARTLE you.  Some will RATTLE your cage.  I found most of them in thrift shops…….and some of them are now in my apartment.