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 […]