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    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.

    Smorgasburg Mashups

    By LB

    January 29, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    This weekend marks the official launch of Smorg Mashups, where two vendors join forces to create a single mindblowing dish.

    The Emerald Palate’s Shopping Guide

    By LB

    January 27, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Check out Seattle’s Premier Lifestyle Blog’s take on our market, and get a wonderful peek into what we have to offer.

    Snow Style!

    By LB

    January 21, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Yup, that’s a storm brewing out there. Are you prepared for winter? Time to bundle up and brave the great outdoors—in style, of course.

    Dosa Royale Opens on Court Street

    By LB

    January 15, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg

    This new South Indian style Carroll Gardens eatery is so good, you’ll be Dosa-eyed for days. Trust us.

    *Mini* Record Fair
    This Weekend

    By Flea

    January 13, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Everybody loves our twice-annual record fair. So with a roof over our heads for […]

    *Mini* Record FairThis Weekend

    By Flea

    | Filed Under Blog

    Everybody loves our twice-annual record fair. So with a roof over our heads for […]

    Uncovered: Emerging Entrepreneurial Hubs

    By LB

    January 9, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    In this short film, watch Flea founders Eric and Jonathan talk about how they transitioned our market from an idea into a reality—and all the exciting, surprising parts of starting a small (but always growing!) business.

    Fan Fotos: First Weekend of 2014!

    By LB

    January 6, 2014 | Filed Under Blog

    Back to shopping for yourself and doing what you want, when you want. Don’t get us wrong—we love the holidays. But we also kind of love when they’re over!

    6 Reasons Why We

    By LB

    January 3, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg

    We could go ahead and list 2,013 reasons why we’re thankful for another amazing year of vintage, handmade, and small batch magic, but we figured better to stop at 6. But seriously, Happy New Year everyone. Here’s looking forward to a happy, healthy, refurbished, upcycled, awesome 2014! And thanks for the support!

    6 Reasons Why We <3'ed 2013

    By LB

    | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg

    We could go ahead and list 2,013 reasons why we’re thankful for another amazing year of vintage, handmade, and small batch magic, but we figured better to stop at 6. But seriously, Happy New Year everyone. Here’s looking forward to a happy, healthy, refurbished, upcycled, awesome 2014! And thanks for the support!

    Smorgasburg 2014
    Open Call for Vendors

    By Flea

    | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg

    Think you could be the next Ramen Burger, Mighty Quinn’s, or Asia Dog? We’re looking for fresh faces for the outdoor season.

    Smorgasburg 2014 Open Call for Vendors

    By Flea

    | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg

    Think you could be the next Ramen Burger, Mighty Quinn’s, or Asia Dog? We’re looking for fresh faces for the outdoor season.

    Smorgasburg Eats Are the Best of 2013

    By LB

    December 19, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg

    Yeah, yeah, it’s not 2014 yet, but it’s close enough, which means it’s time to start reflecting on the “Best of” the big 1-3.

    Marion’s Vintage and Handmade Gifts Guide

    By Marion

    December 18, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Marion's Flea Fashion Redux

    It is better to give than receive, especially when the holiday hunt turns up a limited edition or hard-to-find item you know your loved ones probably won’t get two of.

    Marion’s Flea Fashion Redux

    By Marion

    December 12, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Marion's Flea Fashion Redux

    Still need that one drop-dead piece for the main event of your holiday season? There are so many on-trend little black (or red or lilac or mosaic print) dresses you may need to add a night out so you don’t have to choose.

    SmorgasBar Drinks + Smorgasburg Goodies

    By LB

    December 11, 2013 | Filed Under Blog

    Everyone knows you can’t have a satisfying shopping adventure unless you also sneak in some R&R between rounds out there in Gift-ville. That’s why we’re serving up mulled wine, local beers and wines, and all kinds of good eats to go along with them so the weary can rest their bags (and feet) in front of a glass of good times, while the hardcore elves continue their turbo-shop.

    Marion’s Flea Fashion Redux

    By Marion

    December 10, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Marion's Flea Fashion Redux Uncategorized

    Nothing says holiday revels like a festive Mid Century bar.

    A Little Something For Everyone

    By LB

    December 9, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    Boyfriend, girlfriend, mom, dad, daughter, son, the babysitter—your brand new little nephew or your office swap. Who doesn’t want a gift made with love from the BK?

    SmorgasBar Next 2 Weekends Only

    By LB

    December 6, 2013 | Filed Under Blog

    Who says you have to go thirsty in the name of generosity? Toast your gift-giving prowess at our holiday-season bar on the North 4th St. side of the market.

    Opening Weekend Snapshots

    By LB

    December 2, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos

    Let the indoor games begin! We opened our doors at 80 N. 5th this weekend to start a season full of good eats and great shopping. Whether you’re browsing, looking for a bite, or both, come in and visit! There’s so much to see.

    New Winter Treats

    By LB

    November 27, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

    A Pat LaFrieda “meat pop-up,” the debut of the “Bruffin,” and Maine blueberry pancakes have our opening holiday/winter weekend looking tasty.

    A Day in the Life (Time-Lapse Video)

    By LB

    November 26, 2013 | Filed Under Blog

    It was a great outdoor season full of friends, fashion, hot finds, and amazing feasts, but now that it’s over it seems like it all went by in a blur. Luckily our Market Manager, Joe “Moose” Demby captured the crazy buzz of our final Saturday in Fort Greene in a time-lapse homage to the last day of our 2013 outdoor season! Thanks for a great year outside everyone. See you in Williamsburg this winter!

    Vendor Joe Heidecker In Architectural Digest

    By LB

    November 25, 2013 | Filed Under Blog

    Longtime vendor and superstar craftsman Joseph Heidecker (of Jaybird Antiques) is featured in artist Cindy Sherman’s home—and the pages of Architectural Digest’s December issue!

    Feirinha Gastronomica!

    By LB

    November 22, 2013 | Filed Under Blog

    Our first Brazilian guest vendor from Sao Paulo’s new, celebrated foodie destination visits Smorg this weekend to wow us with some seriously amazing confectionary skills.

    Winter Market Open Every Weekend

    By LB

    November 19, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured

    This weekend we pack up and move inside to our new winter home at 80 N. 5th St. in Williamsburg, a mammoth space with 200 Flea and Smorg vendors, all under one roof!