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Return of the Coney Island Flea?

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It could be a flea-bitten summer for Coney Island. Local blog Amusing the Zillion hears that vendors from the Aqueduct Flea Market might set up a market at the Stillwell Avenue property owned by the developer Thor Equities. Back in the summer of 2009, Thor tried to jump on the Brooklyn flea market bandwagon by organizing a flea, but since the market was mostly a sad repository of sandy tube socks, it never achieved much momentum. Amusing the Zillions points out, though, that there's actually a flea market tradition in Coney Island, where vendors operated on Surf Avenue from the 1980s until 2001. [Amusing the Zillion]