Tag Archives: Flea Market

Coasting into Childhood on Vintage Wooden Sleds

Coasting into Childhood on Vintage Wooden Sleds

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy Most of us in snowy climates have fond memories of racing downhill on sleds, and these memories are not unique to our generation. Americans have been searching for worthy hills since before the American Revolution. Apart from a few notable fashion differences, children racing down the hills of Boston […]

Antiques Peek: November 2019

Antiques Peek: November 2019

Small, Beautiful, and Masterful by Jessica Kosinski They say good things come in small packages. Netsuke are tiny figures that prove that point. The little, ornate objects are highly collectible. They are so popular that originals and reproductions can be found in multiple countries in shops, as well as museums. But what are they exactly? […]

Necessity’s Children

Necessity's Children

Highlighting Some Weird and Wonderful Early Gadgets Exploring Antique Technologies By Kary Pardy As a collector, chances are good that you’ve run across several items in old homes, flea markets, or antique stores that boggled the mind. These objects from past eras seem irreconcilable with our own and often end up displayed rather than being […]

On the Road to… Illinois

Published On the Road To... Illinois

Welcome to “the Prairie State.” From its big cities to small towns, Illinois offers something for everyone – outdoor enthusiasts, art lovers, history buffs, foodies, antique shoppers… Get your kicks on Historic Route 66 by taking in the many kitschy, interesting things to do along the stretch that runs through the state, walk Chicago’s Magnificent […]

Diverse Markets Management Flea Markets Receive Recognition

Outdoor markets managed by Diverse Markets Management (DMM) continued to make news this month-both in local recognition and ramping up for new seasons! Despite its smaller size due to development on its previous site, The Flea Market at Eastern Market was still named Best Flea Market 2016 by readers voting in the annual City Paper Best […]

Publisher’s Corner: October 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

“Picking” Versus “Shopping” Your Next Find Although we are both collectors, my husband and I have different philosophies and approaches when it comes to where and how we like to hunt and shop for new additions to our collections. I like to browse and shop for my finds in settings that visually and aesthetically appeal […]

NYC Big Flea Antiques Market, The Largest Indoor Antiques Flea Market, Returns to Manhattan’s Pier 94 on September 26 – 27

New York, NY … NYC Big Flea presents the 2nd Annual NYC Big Flea Antiques Market on September 26-27, 2015 at Pier 94’s 140,000 square feet venue. Over 600 vendors from all over the world will showcase their unique goods, including vintage clothing, estate jewelry, furniture, fine art, silver and millions of dollars worth of […]

On the Road to… New Hampshire

On the Road to... New Hampshire

For many collectors of antiques, it seems that the whole cult began in the state of New Hampshire. For more than 150 years, devotees of the history of American culture have been heading to the Granite State to load their wagons with treasured artifacts of times past. The notion of the little shop tucked away […]

On the Road to… The Berkshires

On the Road to... The Berkshires

Nestled between New York and Connecticut in the furthest reaches of Western Massachusetts, the Berkshires is a destination for anyone that loves antiquing, the Arts, nature and food. The Berkshires has a long and rich history inspiring writers, artists, musicians, thought leaders, farmers, skiers, hikers, chefs, dancers… While the Berkshires embraces a world-class Arts community, […]

Collector’s Showcase: May 2015

Collector’s Showcase: May 2015

Marbles: Not Just Child’s Play Like many of us, Alphy loved playing with marbles as a child; however, it wasn’t until he was an adult and purchased his first marble at a flea market that he took his enjoyment of marbles to a whole new level as a collector and promoter of the hobby. Like […]