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Central Park Sept. 19: Public Apology

By Demby

September 16, 2014 | Filed Under Blog Left Bar Uncategorized

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

No Williamsburg Flea Sunday 9/14

By LB

September 10, 2014 | Filed Under Uncategorized

There’s no Flea this coming Sunday, September 13, in Williamsburg due to the Renegade Craft Fair. So if you’re visiting from out of town this weekend, find us in Fort Greene on Saturday or in Park Slope Saturday & Sunday—or try us next weekend. We return to our usual Sunday slot on 9/21 and will be there thru October 5. Hope to see you soon!

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 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.

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!

Valentine’s Day Specials

By LB

February 7, 2014 | Filed Under Uncategorized

Special Somethings (At Special Prices) for all the Special Someones in your life.

Super Flea Sale
This Weekend Only

By LB

January 29, 2014 | Filed Under Uncategorized

This weekend we’re hosting New York’s real premier sporting event: haggling!

Super Flea SaleThis Weekend Only

By LB

| Filed Under Uncategorized

This weekend we’re hosting New York’s real premier sporting event: haggling!

Your Weekend Flea-cast (1/25-1/26)

By LB

January 25, 2014 | Filed Under Uncategorized

Uncertified, homespun, vintage-loving astrology transmitted straight from the heavens, to get you on the right track this weekend.

Your Weekend Flea-cast

By LB

January 18, 2014 | Filed Under Uncategorized

Uncertified, homespun, vintage-loving astrology transmitted straight from the heavens, to get you on the right track this weekend.

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.

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.

New Vendors Wanted! (Park Slope)

By LB

October 29, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

In search of the best and brightest at our new Slope spot.

Smorg in 60 Seconds

By LB

October 28, 2013 | Filed Under Uncategorized

Watch Australian travel writer Rob McFarland’s quick tips on how to Smorg!

See What Happens When You Flea?

By LB

October 9, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor News Smorgasburg Uncategorized

Lumpia Shack and Pelzer’s Pretzels open brick and mortar stores, Danny Macaroons publishes a cookbook—there’s so much to celebrate!

Park Slope Flea Open Every Sat+Sun

By Flea

September 24, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

Starting Columbus Day, the Flea expands to P.S. 321 on Seventh Ave. every weekend!

What’s New? (Philly)

By LB

September 20, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Philly Uncategorized What's New?

This Sunday, shop to the sweet Brazilian sounds of Ensemble Nova whilst being romanced by European and Asian antiques—or, in other words, take a trip around the world without leaving The Piazza.

Marion’s Flea Fashion Redux

By Marion

August 21, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Marion's Flea Fashion Redux Uncategorized

A quick survey of last weekend’s Fort Greene offerings turned up plenty of souvenirs to make even the most committed arm chair travelers look like world explorers.

What’s New?

By LB

August 2, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg Uncategorized What's New?

Industrial light fixtures, antique furniture, vegan Ethiopian food, Japanese barbecue, and 100 ramen burgers—get ‘em while they’re hot!

District Flea Extended Thru Nov. 30

By Flea

August 1, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

District Flea runs for for six Saturdays in our nation’s capital. It’s already a hit!

What’s New?

By LB

July 26, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg Uncategorized What's New?

New soda, pimento cheese, and desserts from vendors that you already know and love.

Taste: Cool Eats in the Heat

By LB

July 24, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg Uncategorized

If you’re facing an appetite during a heatwave weekend, we’ve got some not-so-sizzling options for you.

What’s New?

By LB

July 19, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg Uncategorized What's New?

Handmade canoes, delicious Taiwanese street food, kidswear from around the world, and some boho-chic vintage from Burlington, Vermont.

A Midsummer Day’s Smorgasburg: What’s New?

By LB

July 11, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg Uncategorized What's New?

Some farm-fresh, healthy and savory eats to freshen up this summer’s menu.

Philly Beer Week w/Brooklyn Brewery

By LB

June 6, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Philly Uncategorized

With free coasters by Moontree Letterpress!

Fan Fotos: Philly Launch

By LB

June 3, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos Philly Uncategorized

What a weekend! A much needed blast of sunny summer heat, the final days of school counting themselves down—and a Brooklyn Flea Philly kick-off that was as much a collection of good tunes, food, and fashion finds as it was full of artistic and interesting people.

What’s New?

By LB

May 31, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Smorgasburg Uncategorized What's New?

Frozen bananas, supplies straight from the farm, and some antique curiosities to accent your ultra modern life.

What’s New? (Philly): Food

By LB

| Filed Under Blog Philly Uncategorized What's New?

Feast your eyes on this line-up and save your appetite for the jump off this weekend!

What’s New? (Philly): Vintage Clothing

By LB

May 30, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Philly Uncategorized

Don’t sweat the heat. Our Brooklyn Flea Philly vintage vendors have a lineup of cool looks that span decades of summer.

Featured Vendors: Brooklyn Flea Philly

By LB

May 29, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor Philly Uncategorized

A few of our new Philly vendors introduce themselves and talk about their creative processes, the City of Brotherly Love’s charm, and the people who inspire them.

What’s New? (Philly): Handmade & Crafts

By LB

May 28, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Philly Uncategorized

Furniture, folk art, housewares, rugs and all matter of home-altering regalia takes a ride out of the countryside and into the heart of The Piazza.

What’s New? (Philly): Home Decor

By LB

May 17, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Philly Uncategorized

Meet our first round of Philly vendors. Debuting Sunday, June 2, they may be just what the (decor) doctor ordered.

MAHPS Vintage Opens in Greenpoint

By LB

May 14, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

Longtime vendor Brittany Pham’s flagship store, MAHPS, is now open in the heart of Greenpoint at 110A Nassau Ave. (between Engert and Manhattan).

What’s New?

By LB

May 10, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized What's New?

Mother’s Day is Sunday, Gatsby opens tonight, and vintage Flea vendors are going all Jazz Age for the occasion. And now here’s a few more reasons to celebrate the weekend—some new faces and curiosities to add to our line-up.

Marion’s Flea Fashion Redux

By Marion

May 9, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Marion's Flea Fashion Redux Uncategorized

In honor of this Friday’s Great Gatsby opening, the ’20s are roaring back at the Flea.

Fan Fotos

By LB

May 6, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos Uncategorized

Even though it looked warmer than it actually was this weekend—Flea gear (and goers) were pipin’ hot as usual.

What’s New?

By LB

May 3, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized What's New?

Beautiful light fixtures made in the BK—and some New Yorkers via North Carolina and Buffalo who are bringing their pimento cheese and wings to the Smorgasburg feast!

Featured Vendor: Schnitz

By LB

May 1, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor Uncategorized

26-year-old Yoni Erlich, along with partners Donna Erlich and Allon Yosha, started Schnitz three summers ago because he wanted to pay homage to his favorite food. And so far, with recognition from Mario Batali, a “Best Savory” award last fall from Smorg fans—and the promise of quitting his day job on the horizon—the schnitzel business never looked (or tasted!) so good.

What’s New?

By LB

April 19, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized What's New?

Vintage kiddie wear + handcrafted and restored furniture + Michelin 3-star Italian cuisine = so many reasons to celebrate spring.

Brooklyn Flea Philly—Final Sunday!

By LB

April 16, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

At the Piazza in Northern Liberties every Sunday 10am-5pm.

What’s New at Smorgasburg?

By LB

April 4, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized What's New?

Before the park opens on Saturday morning (!!!), a sneak peak of what’s to come! (FYI those are nachos.)

What’s New at the Flea?

By LB

| Filed Under Blog Uncategorized What's New?

The big kahuna! Here’s who’s new at the Fleas this weekend. And look out for lots more fresh faces as they sprinkle in over the coming weeks.

Featured Vendor: Interwoven

By LB

March 27, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor Uncategorized

Hiro: “I have been a big fan of American rock and jazz since I was kid. And I have been surfing for about 10 years—I even surf in NYC. That laid-back lifestyle inspires our choices. But what is most inspiring to me is New York life itself and the people of the city.”

Skylight One Hanson Finale

By LB

March 26, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

Last winter weekend inside the mighty former bank. Get one last glimpse at the glamour! (And yes, we’re open Easter Sunday.)

Featured Vendor: Yuji Ramen

By LB

March 6, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor Uncategorized

How one man is reinventing ramen for NYC. And how he wants to make Suzuki Ramen for Ichiro.

We’re Moving! (Just a Little)

By LB

February 26, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured Uncategorized

East River State Park, here we come!

Back Room Deals

By LB

February 15, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

Flea treasures aren’t limited to the vault.

Valentine’s Day Fun

By LB

February 7, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

Cinema-inspired date (and wardrobe) suggestions.

Featured Vendor: S’more Bakery

By LB

February 6, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor Uncategorized

Sarah and Mike are more than just sweet on each other.

Fan Fotos

By LB

February 4, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos Uncategorized

Time travelers take note: The Flea helps you dress for future voyages.

What’s New?

By LB

February 1, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized What's New?

Ceramic sculptures, embroidery, tea sets, and lap cat pillows. Purrrrr.

Featured Vendor: dAn’s Parents’ House

By LB

January 30, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor Uncategorized

Collectibles with lives of their own.

Featured Vendor: Kate Durkin

By LB

January 23, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor Uncategorized

“My lion pillows do not want to eat my bunny pillows.”

Featured Vendor: Apotheke Soaps

By LB

January 16, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor Uncategorized

A journey from caterer to soap swami started with a $60 kit.

Fan Fotos

By LB

January 14, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos Uncategorized

Glasses can help you see more than a sweet deal.

Featured Vendor: Susannah Tisue

By LB

January 9, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor Uncategorized

One vendor’s journey from dark studio to bright national operation.

What’s New?

By LB

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized What's New?

Oysters + hand-painted tiles for renters or rearrangers.

Fan Fotos: Best of 2012

By LB

January 3, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos Uncategorized

A reminder of just how purdy (and silly and just doggone special) you are.

Smorgasburg at Whole Foods Bowery

By LB

January 2, 2013 | Filed Under Blog Featured Uncategorized

Yuji Ramen upstairs thru May 12.

Featured Vendor: Vintage by Sue Harmon

By LB

December 20, 2012 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor Uncategorized

Character and class never go out of style.

Stuff It!

By Alex

December 18, 2012 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

Last-minute little things.

Fan Fotos

By LB

December 17, 2012 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos Uncategorized

Shopping’s more fun when searching for existential meaning in patterns.

Marion’s Flea Fashion Redux

By Marion

December 13, 2012 | Filed Under Blog Marion's Flea Fashion Redux Uncategorized

A bounty of baubles and beauties.

Featured Vendor: Gowanus Furniture

By LB

December 12, 2012 | Filed Under Blog Featured Vendor Uncategorized

Cutting boards with soul. And a freebie for besting Pete’s Eagle Scout knots.

Flea Fashion (For Guys)

By Alex

December 11, 2012 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

A Brooklyn musician shops vintage for his holiday-party get-up.

Fan Fotos

By LB

December 10, 2012 | Filed Under Blog Fan Fotos Uncategorized

The history behind the vintage…

Marion’s Flea Fashion Redux

By Marion

December 6, 2012 | Filed Under Blog Marion's Flea Fashion Redux Uncategorized

Our vendor-blogger goes glitter and glam for holiday-soiree season. All in!

What’s New?

By LB

November 30, 2012 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized What's New?

A new roaster, greeting cards, sweet treats, and a tote that will tell you where to go!

Good Food News

By LB

November 29, 2012 | Filed Under Blog Uncategorized

Red Hook Lobster Pound’s back at the market this weekend.