• Blog - December, 2009

    By Flea

    December 28, 2009 | Filed Under announcement

    The Flea at One Hanson!

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog News

    Holy crap. The Flea is taking over the insanely gorgeous former bank at One […]

    The Last Minute

    By Demby

    December 23, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    For the busy and the belated, Gifted is open 11am to 8pm today, and […]

    Gift(ed) #39: Loyalty + Blood

    By Demby

    December 21, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Bearded-guy tote. Who: Loyalty + Blood. 
How much: $28. What else: Totes featuring […]

    Gift(ed) #38: Very Cool Jewels

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Handmade lariats. Who: Very Cool Jewels (Maya). 
How much: $30-40. What else: Gold […]

    Gift(ed) #37: Adornaments

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Handmade Christmas stockings. Who: Adornaments (Jen). 
How much: $20-45. What else: All sorts […]

    Gift(ed) #36: Ruthie’s Antiques and Collectibles

    By JessicaBK

    December 20, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Antique trump indicators, including 1920′s brass and copper doodads—even one with an enameled […]

    Gift(ed) #35: Christina Stankard Jewelry

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Ruby, peridot, appetite, and amethyst earrings. Who: Christina Stankard Jewelry. 
How much: $50. […]

    Gift(ed) #34: My Little India

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Red leather clutch, handmade with antique decorative hardware found at the Flea. The […]

    DUMBO!

    By Demby

    December 19, 2009 | Filed Under Blog

    The DUMBO Pop-Up Market is in full swing again this weekend, for those in […]

    Gift(ed) #33: Charlie + Sarah

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Football sweatshirts for kiddies. Who: Charlie and Sarah. 
How much: $26. What else: […]

    Get Lucky Week 4: Curated Corner

    By Demby

    December 18, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    Week 4 of Lucky‘s spin in the Gifted Curated Corner features the awesome new […]

    Get Lucky Week 4: Curated Corner

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    Week 4 of Lucky‘s spin in the Gifted Curated Corner features the awesome new […]

    Gift(ed) #32: Treasures + Pleasures

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Rare gilded-wire ’70s Maltese cross. Who: Treasures + Pleasures (George + Raf). 
How […]

    Gift(ed) #31: Liddabit Sweets

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Artisanal small-batch candy bars, in innovative flavors such as pecan pie, pumpkin pie, […]

    Gift(ed) #30: kg+ab

    By Demby

    December 17, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Porcelain mixed-nuts set, cast from vintage molds. Who: kg+ab (Katherine). 
How much: $45. […]

    Pupusas Are Back!

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog

    Quick but critical note: Pupusas are back! For this weekend at the DUMBO Winter […]

    Shopping Party #3 Tonight

    By Demby

    December 16, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    The third Gifted after-work shopping party with Other Music DJs and free Brooklyn Brew […]

    Gift(ed) #29: Melody’s Addiction + Page Sargisson

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Three designers and a wide range of unique handmade jewelry. Who: From left: […]

    Gift(ed) #24: Citybitz

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Functional and wearable photographic creations of NYC’s marvelous details. Who: Citybitz (Joan). 
How […]

    Gift(ed) #28: Flux Productions

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Felt, steel, and leather messenger/tote bag. Who: Flux Productions (Ryan + Michelle). 
How […]

    Gift(ed) #27: Live Poultry

    By JessicaBK

    December 15, 2009 | Filed Under Uncategorized

    What: Limited-edition T-shirts, tanks and hoodies, screen-printed with abstract/industrial NYC (mostly Brooklyn) images, each […]

    Gift(ed) #26: Rick’s Picks

    By JessicaBK

    December 14, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Pickle paperweight, handcrafted by decoupage maestro John Derian. Who: Rick’s Picks. 
How much: […]

    DUMBO Double Dip

    By Demby

    December 12, 2009 | Filed Under Blog

    The DUMBO Pop-Up Market is in full swing again this weekend, for those in […]

    Gift(ed) #25: WrecordsByMonkey

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Wrecord bracelets, made from reclaimed vinyl records. Who: WrecordsByMonkey (Monkey). 
How much: $15-25. […]

    In the News

    By Demby

    December 11, 2009 | Filed Under Blog

    Couple nice writeups on the DUMBO Winter Pop-Up Flea this week, including the Times’ […]

    Lucky in the Curated Corner Week 3

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    Week 3 of Lucky‘s spin in the Gifted Curated Corner is a doozy, with […]

    Lucky in the Curated Corner Week 3

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    Week 3 of Lucky‘s spin in the Gifted Curated Corner is a doozy, with […]

    Gift(ed) #23: Book City Jackets

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Artist-edition recycled-paper book covers, by local artists like Nishat Akhtar (above), Jing Wei, […]

    Gift(ed) #22: Blue Canary Vintage

    By Demby

    December 10, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: “Money clips featuring antique coins or wildlife.” Who: Blue Canary Vintage (Val). 
How […]

    Gift(ed) #21: Reclaimed Home

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Diorama made from architectural-salvage objects. Who: Reclaimed Home (Phyllis). 
How much: $50. What […]

    Gift(ed) #20: Paste

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: “Hang in There” T-shirt, hand-screened in Brooklyn. Who: Paste (Jason). 
How much: $30; […]

    Shopping Party #2 Tonight!

    By Demby

    December 9, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    The second Gifted after-work shopping party with Other Music DJs and free Brooklyn Brew […]

    Gift(ed) #19: Spring

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Digital Harinezumi 2: a 2GB digital camera that also takes 2-hour digital movies. […]

    Gift(ed) #18: A.S.I.S.

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Cashmere and stainless steel necklace. Who: A.S.I.S. (Angie). 
How much: $45. What else: […]

    Nunu: It Takes a Flea

    By Demby

    December 8, 2009 | Filed Under Blog

    Nunu Chocolates, purveyors of deeelish chocolate at the Flea since Day One, now have […]

    Gift(ed) #17: Jellyroll Vintage

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: 1950s/’60s enamel fondue set, for the retro foodie in your life. Who: Jellyroll […]

    Gift(ed) #16: Brooklyn Junior

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Geemo, the flexible magnetic building toy. Designed in Brooklyn, made in Japan. Who: […]

    Gift(ed) #15: Father Panik

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Fingerless gloves, with an attitude. Who: Father Panik 
How much: $24 + $26. […]

    Gift(ed) #14: Birdhouse Jewelry

    By Demby

    December 7, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Seaweed-branch earrings.
 Brass castings, plated with your choice of matte or shiny 18k […]

    Gifted Slideshow Dec. 6

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    Gifted was packed this weekend. In case you missed it, here’s a slideshow. We’re […]

    Scenes from Gifted

    By Flea

    | Filed Under Blog

    Here are a few photos from Gifted yesterday. Click each photo to enlarge.

    Gift(ed) #13: Melangerie

    By Demby

    December 6, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: State-by-Celebrity tote features an icon from every U.S. state.
 Who: Brooklyn design firm […]

    Gift(ed) #12: Australian Scent

    By JessicaBK

    December 5, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Homemade olive oil soap.
 Who: Australian Scent. 
How much: $5, only at Gifted. […]

    DUMBO Flea Pops Up!

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog

    Jonesin’ for antiques, vintage clothing, and furniture since the outdoor Fleas went into hibernation? […]

    Gift(ed) #11: McClure’s Mustard

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: McClure’s’ (relatively) new mustard, made with Brooklyn Brewery Brown Ale. Nice plump seeds, […]

    Gift(ed) #10: Haptic Lab

    By Demby

    December 4, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Hand-stitched quilts based on NYC neighborhood maps, such as Fort Greene (above).
 Who: […]

    Gift(ed) #9: Underground Signs

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Custom and replica NYC Subway signs. Aluminum and enamel, white Helvetica font.
 Who: […]

    Nerve.com @ the Flea

    By Demby

    December 3, 2009 | Filed Under Blog

    Nerve.com took a spin around the Fort Greene Flea asking 7 random strangers about […]

    Gift(ed) #8: Poloppo

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Design-your-own t-shirt kits for kids.
 Who: Poloppo. 
How much: $25 for short-sleeve, $29.50 […]

    Gifted Party Tonight!

    By Demby

    December 2, 2009 | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    The first Gifted after-work shopping party with Other Music DJs and free Brooklyn Brew […]

    Gift(ed) #7: Moontree Letterpress

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Happy Holidays letterpress notecards.
 Who: Moontree Letterpress. 
How much: $10 for 6 cards […]

    Lucky in the Curated Corner

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    Week 2 of Lucky‘s spin in the Gifted Curated Corner features a rad roster […]

    Lucky in the Curated Corner

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    Week 2 of Lucky‘s spin in the Gifted Curated Corner features a rad roster […]

    DUMBO Winter Pop-Up Flea

    By Demby

    December 1, 2009 | Filed Under Blog

    The Flea is back, long live the Flea! Starting this weekend, the “regular” Flea […]

    In the News

    By Demby

    | Filed Under Blog Flea Ink Gifted09

    Some nice hits this week, including Gifted as the anchor of New York‘s Nolita […]

    Gift(ed) #6: Jessica DeCarlo

    By JessicaBK

    | Filed Under Blog Gifted09

    What: Signature Swirl earrings.
 Who: Jessica DeCarlo Designs. 
How much: $25-$60, based on material […]