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    Now Open in Crown Heights!

    By georgia-flea

    November 14, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Left Bar Uncategorized

    The Winter Flea + Holiday Market will open in a single location at 1000 Dean St. in Crown Heights.

    Berg’n Beer Hall Now Open

    By LB

    September 27, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Left Bar

    Happy Hour 4-7pm Tuesday-Friday. Weekend brunch 10am-4pm.

    Record Fair: This Saturday, September 27, 11am-6pm

    By Demby

    September 21, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Featured

    The Fall 2014 Record Fair is this Saturday, September 27, from 11am to 6pm, next to Smorgasburg.

    What’s New?

    By LB

    September 4, 2014 | Filed Under Blog What's New?

    Southern-style boiled peanuts, Moroccan street food, and real-deal New Mexican fare—plus a ton of new food coming to the Sunday Flea!

    WWD at the Flea

    By LB

    September 3, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Women’s Wear Daily includes us in a round-up of the world’s most fashionable fleas!

    Marion’s Flea Fashion Redux

    By Marion

    September 1, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Marion's Flea Fashion Redux

    Our fashion vendor-blogger on market trends, from Flea to runway.

    Back to School Rules

    By LB

    August 28, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    Yeah, yeah, it’s that time of year again. Back to fancy pencil cases, Hello Kitty erasures, rowdy morning subway rides full of adolescents, and the fresh crisp smell of un-highlighted text books—aka, school! And as you prepare to enjoy your last weekend free of the academic calendar, we thought we’d offer up some vintage fashion rules to live by for Fall 2014. For those heading back to campus, work, or just feeling inspired by the back to school season, this one’s for you!

    New Food at the Flea & Smorg

    By LB

    August 22, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg What's New?

    Pastrami that pays homage to the glory days of NYC house-cured deli meats and some sustainably and humanely raised Swiss-style bratwurst that’ll have you yodeling with joy.

    Brisket Worth Talking About (And Waiting For)

    By LB

    August 20, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Smorgasburg’s Lonestar Empire and Mighty Quinn’s make the New York Times list of must-tries. (Photo by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)

    Fun Flea Finds

    By LB

    August 19, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    A vintage milkshake maker for your own personal Shake Shack, and other fun finds!

    Central Park Sept. 19: Public Apology

    By Demby

    August 16, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

    Our event in Central Park inconvenienced and disappointed many, and we are truly sorry for how it turned out.

    What’s New in Williamsburg?

    By LB

    August 15, 2014 | Filed Under Blog What's New?

    Antique oddities, reupholstered and refinished mid century gems, and some pretty cool new ways to use a vintage suitcase. This Sunday, help us welcome our newest additions to the Williamsburg line-up!

    What’s New At the Flea?

    By LB

    August 8, 2014 | Filed Under Blog What's New?

    Handmade soap, repurposed vintage, all natural mochi—and a sunny forecast to boot! See you at the Flea this weekend!

    Liquid Refreshment

    By LB

    August 4, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    Yeah, we love food and we love fashion, but sometimes under this summer sun you have to take a minute and wash down the browsing and feasting with something cold and delicious. And cold—did we say that?

    Fan Fotos: Tiny Treasures

    By LB

    July 28, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    Test Sometimes the smaller the treasure, the better chance it has of finding a home in our Tetris-like living spaces.

    Cool Treats

    By LB

    July 21, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    We all screamed for ice cream—and whoa, it was good.

    Annual Ice Cream Bonanza This Weekend

    By Flea

    July 18, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

    A dozen vendors, more than 50 flavors, and every kind of frozen perfection you can imagine. At both Fleas July 19+20.

    Sunday Smorg Beer Garden: 4 Weeks Only

    By LB

    July 10, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

    Four weeks of Brooklyn beer and wine at the Brooklyn Bridge Park market.

    Smorg Jr. + New Faces at Park Slope Flea

    By LB

    July 9, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Starting this weekend, you’ll find fresh Flea faces—goods and food—every Saturday and Sunday in the PS 321 schoolyard, including a half-dozen food booths and new vintage and handmade vendors.

    Fan Fotos: Hawt Looks for Hot Weather

    By LB

    | Filed Under Blog

    And Hawt, in case you were wondering, was originally an acronym for “Having a Wonderful Time.”

    All Markets Open July 4th Weekend

    By LB

    July 3, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    If you’re celebrating July 4th weekend in the city, celebrate with us. Both the Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg will be operating on their regular weekend schedules. So see you Saturday & Sunday!

    Fan Fotos: U-S-A

    By LB

    July 1, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    With our country’s birthday coming up and the World Cup tonight, it seems like the right day to celebrate all things American (and Flea).

    Mark Morris at PS 321 Saturday

    By LB

    June 20, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Our Spring Kids’ Programming comes to a close this Saturday with 45 minute, open level dance classes appropriate for all ages!

    New Hampshire Beer Takeover Returns

    By LB

    June 19, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    This Saturday the Brew Free or Die state brings their suds back to Smorgasbar.

    Destination Summer

    By LB

    June 17, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Our founders Jonathan and Eric talk all things Brooklyn in this ABC 7 line-up of borough summer fun. So many awesome activities to see and do—if we weren’t already in Brooklyn, we’d be planning a trip here too!

    Fan Fotos

    By LB

    June 16, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    Stone washed or white washed? We say both.

    School of Rock & UrbanGlass at 321

    By LB

    June 12, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Bring the kids to Park Slope this weekend and watch them rock out and explore the art of glasswork beading.

    What’s New?

    By LB

    June 6, 2014 | Filed Under Blog What's New?

    Meet some of our new Fort Greene vendors.

    Smorg Goes (RED) to #86AIDS

    By LB

    June 4, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

    From special vendor dishes to SmorgasBar bloody marys to Mario Batali and Dominique Ansel judging an intravendor competition, we’re all in to fight AIDS this weekend.

    Fan Fotos

    By LB

    June 2, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    Lady Liberty in aviators, mermaids and guitars—yeah, it’s totally starting to feel like summer.

    New Hampshire Craft Beer Takeover Saturday

    By LB

    May 29, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    This Saturday the Smorgasburg bar turns over its taps to the best brews of the White Mountain State.

    Fan Fotos: Summer Necessities

    By LB

    May 27, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    Now that the weather’s hot enough to start breaking out the summer gear we’re dreaming of rooftop parties, bike rides to the beach, and, of course, all the Flea treasures and treats that complement the fun.

    Marion’s Flea Fashion Redux: Mad Men

    By Marion

    | Filed Under Blog Marion's Flea Fashion Redux

    The approach of this Sunday’s Mad Men mini-season ender is bittersweet. We’re dying to know what happens, but the end of the vintage parade makes us sad—so in honor of this weekend’s wrap-up, we recap some memorable looks, many of which can be found… you guessed it … at the Flea!

    Smorgasburg Goes to Mysteryland

    By LB

    May 21, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    The international/legendary camp-out electronic music festival Mysteryland makes its way to the original ’69 Woodstock grounds this Memorial Day weekend in Bethel Woods, NY—and Smorg is a part of it!

    Summer SmorgasBar at Jones Beach

    By Demby

    May 20, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    A new food court and beer garden at New York’s most beautiful beach. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day. See ya in the sun!

    Fan Fotos: Pre-Memorial Day Weekend Prep

    By LB

    May 19, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    Last weekend the sun gave us a sweet preview of all the happy months we have ahead. Now it’s time to get serious about summertime. Hence the age old question that comes with the change of season—what to wear, and where to wear it.

    Interactive Hula Hoopers in Park Slope Sunday

    By LB

    May 18, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    The Mandaliahs perform and teach children hula hooping tricks, noon-3pm.

    Meet the Newest Smorg Mashup

    By LB

    May 17, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Get this vegan dreamwich at Smorg this weekend!

    Book Signing in Fort Greene 5/17

    By LB

    May 15, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Meet Tenement Museum Curator and author of the book The Best Flea, Antique, Vintage and New Style Markets in America, Pamela Keech, this Saturday in Fort Greene.

    Fan Fotos

    By LB

    May 12, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos Smorgasburg

    When it’s 80 degrees in mid-May, the words ice cream sandwich sound even sweeter.

    Spring Record Fair May 10

    By LB

    May 10, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Our twice-annual record fair is totally wowza: 50 vintage-vinyl vendors, record labels, and top shops plus Dogfish Head beer and Red Bull Music Academy DJs. Limited edition releases, crate-digging galore, and of course Smorg right next door.

    Elma Blint Jewelry Store Opens in Fort Greene

    By LB

    May 7, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    A big congratulations to longtime (an original from day one!) Flea vendor Elma Blint on the launch of her shop in Fort Greene at 739 Fulton Street.

    Fan Fotos: A Beautiful April!

    By LB

    May 5, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    These April weekends have been a great kick-off to the outdoor season—and we’re so psyched to have so much fun ahead!

    Sunday Flea: New Williamsburg Location

    By LB

    April 29, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Featured

    After a long wait, the Flea is back in Williamsburg every Sunday. Our new […]

    Coxinhas from Sao Paulo at Saturday Smorg

    By LB

    | Filed Under Blog

    Carlos Bertolazzi, Brazilian chef and food personality, cooks up coxinhas stuffed with duck confit and pork rib. The latest in our sister partnership with Sao Paulo food market Feirinha Gastronomica.

    Food Book Farm at Smorgasburg Saturday

    By LB

    April 23, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Bring the fam and play in an interactive schoolyard full of hands-on learning for agricultural enthusiasts of all ages.

    The Crate Grand Opening This Saturday

    By LB

    April 16, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor

    Help celebrate Record Store Day, and Flea vendors Wrecords by Monkey, by visiting their flagship store The Crate this weekend.

    What’s New at the Flea

    By LB

    April 9, 2014 | Filed Under Blog What's New?

    Outfit yourself for a vintage springtime in the great outdoors—and while you’re at it, might as well grab a Build-it-yourself NYC water tower kit.

    Opening Weekend Pics

    By Demby

    April 8, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

    Tons (too many really) of photos from all five markets this past weekend. Good times were had by all!

    Saturday Smorgasbar Now Open

    By LB

    April 4, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg

    Sure, springtime is great because of the flowers and the sunshine and the birdsong and the barbecue, but let us not forget the greatest part about warm weekend days—drinking outdoors!

    What’s New in Park Slope?

    By LB

    April 3, 2014 | Filed Under Blog What's New?

    Delicate tableware, one-of-a-kind woodwork, vintage “conversation pieces”, hippie dresses and handwoven Turkish rugs and pillowcases. Get ready Slopers, the Flea is back!

    Fort Greene Flea Reopens Saturday

    By LB

    March 31, 2014 | Filed Under Blog What's New?

    Throwback jeans made the old-fashioned way, children’s clothes straight from Sally Draper’s attic, and a whole host of other must-find-firsts are coming to our Fort Greene Market’s opening, Saturday, April 5! Don’t miss it!

    Mark Morris Dance Center Saturday

    By LB

    March 28, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Featured

    Our Spring Kids’ Programming comes to a close this Saturday with 45 minute, open level dance classes appropriate for all ages!

    SmorgasBack!

    By LB

    March 27, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Featured Smorgasburg

    Finally! It’s time to bust outdoors and start the waterfront feast. Smorgasburg starts Saturday, April 5, and we’ve got some awesome vendors coming to Williamsburg and Pier 5!

    Final Winter Weekend! March 29+30

    By LB

    March 25, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    This weekend’s your last chance to take in the splendor of Smorgasburg and the Flea under one roof! Stop by 80 N. 5th St. in Williamsburg this Saturday and Sunday between 10am-6pm for one more weekend of fashion, feasting, vintage, and ephemera at our #winterflea indoor location.

    Chocolate and Taco Winners Announced

    By LB

    | Filed Under announcement Blog Smorgasburg

    Time to give a big congrats—and welcome—to our two newest vendors! Be sure to save some room for their tasty treats next time you’re at Smorg.

    Marion’s Flea Fashion Redux

    By Marion

    March 17, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Marion's Flea Fashion Redux

    Pirate Style was all over the fashion week runways. And seriously, what could be cooler for spring than the grubby allure of the leather vests, unisex boho tops, worn linens, and “tribal” jewelry? If you want to get on board, the Flea is a veritable treasure trove of pirate booty.

    Chocolate Smorg-off this Saturday, 3/15!

    By LB

    March 15, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg

    Forget the ides of March—death by chocolate is way more fun. We have 3 chocolate vendors ready to sweeten up your Saturday with their delicious treats, but only one will make it to the Smorgasburg outdoor market this spring, and we need your help deciding who!

    Meet the Contenders for Sunday’s Taco Challenge

    By LB

    March 14, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg

    This Sunday, 3/16 from 10am-4pm, help us choose which lucky team will win a spot at next season’s Smorgasburg by casting your vote on a variety of $2 tacos made by local start ups looking for their big break.

    First Prize Pies Book Signing March 16!

    By LB

    March 13, 2014 | Filed Under Blog News

    Allison Kave celebrates the publishing of her first collection of pie alchemy (we mean recipes) this Sunday, March 16 from 1-3pm. Stop by and pick up a copy of the book and a complimentary piece of pie!

    See What Happens When You Smorg?

    By LB

    March 12, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Featured News

    Now you can get your piggie/dosa/schnitz fix 7 days a week. Congrats to Brooklyn Piggies, Dosa Royale, and Schnitz on their new digs.

    Roman Franc, March 8 & 9

    By LB

    March 6, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor

    The young, Czech photographer speaks about capturing life in analog, imprinting memories on film, and his voyage from athlete to international artist. Check out (and buy!) his hand-bound photo books this weekend—or schedule a private portrait.

    Marion’s Flea Fashion Redux

    By Marion

    March 2, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Featured Marion's Flea Fashion Redux

    If the novel approach some Paris show goers took to toting their credits cards, phones, and lip balm is any indication, the book clutch, made to look like vintage tomes, will be the go-bag of the coming season.

    Tacos + Chocolate Vendor Competition: Apply!

    By Flea

    February 27, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Who will take over Smorg’s most popular categories? You decide! (Photo by Serious Eats)

    Fan Fotos

    By LB

    February 24, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    Nothing like a warm weekend to help bring the city back to life!

    See What Happens When You Flea?

    By LB

    February 19, 2014 | Filed Under Blog News

    Congrats to Bite Size Kitchen’s new commercial kitchen venture, Tiny Drumsticks, and to Beehive Oven (above) and Smallhome Studio for their voyage into the brick and mortar world!

    Fan Fotos: Valentine and Record Fair Fun

    By LB

    February 10, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    Another great weekend full of vintage, valentine, and vinyl love.

    Valentine’s Day Shopping Guide

    By LB

    February 7, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Gift ideas for your partners, parents, coworkers, crushes, exes-who-you-are-vying-for-a-second-chance-with—and everyone else in between

    Marion’s Flea Fashion Redux: Fashion Week

    By Marion

    February 6, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Marion's Flea Fashion Redux

    The Flea has always been a source of inspiration for both local designers and Fashion Week out-of-towners. But don’t take our word for it. Come see for yourself.

    “Ambush” Art Show Opens Saturday

    By LB

    February 4, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Bushwick’s Space 776 showcases a wide range of affordable, under-the-radar art this weekend at the Flea.