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Sunday Special: Shopping the Renegade Craft Fair

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Despite temperatures that soared into the high nineties, there was a good turnout yesterday at the Renegade Craft Fair, an open market event held in the McCarren Park Pool in Williamsburg. The fair continues on today (11am to 7pm), and if you're a fan of quirky screenprinted tees, letterpress stationary, posters, jewelry and tote bags, head over there. The problem with an event like this is that there does seem to be a surfeit of screenprinted items, which can get old fast, but if you take the time to visit all the booths, there is interesting merchandise to be found. Of note: West Village gallery Charmingwall's $20 prints, notebooks with the covers of old childhood favorites like The Hardy Boys or Lassie from Bookjournals and adorable dresses from L'Onneau. If you do stop by today, be aware that though most booths have a cc machine set up, some don't. Also, tempting snack trucks will be stationed in the pool (like Treats Truck). What we're trying to get at is: bring cash.
· Renegade Craft Fair [Official Site]