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The New York Times swung by The Brooklyn Free Store this weekend, where they found that the concept is still quaint, everything is still free and the store still never closes. While at the blue tarp tent, though, they did find a shopper who had just come from the Brooklyn Flea and told them "this is kind of like the same thing, but everything at the flea is higher priced.” And the understatement award of the year goes to... [NYT]