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NYC flea market czar Alan Boss checks in via the comments to discuss Brownstoner's Fort Greene flea market. "Since you were wondering what I thought let me say that the addition of a new flea market to this city is a welcome one. Mourning aside, Hells Kitchen Flea Market is not what The Annex in Chelsea once was and it’s not supposed to be. It has its own feeling and rhythm and like The Annex originally was, it is awaiting the gentrification (now in progress) that catapulted Chelsea into the world’s spotlight. Foot traffic continues to grow and is at an all time high. Jonathan Butler has his work cut out for himself to establish a destination location in Brooklyn but if he is truly committed he can do it. I wish him the very best success." [Racked]