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The shipping-container mall that's been the soon-to-be Dekalb Market for a while now is finally opening this Saturday, July 23. What sets this flea aside from the others isn't just its structure, which, as described by the Brooklyn Paper, features shops "stacked together like Leviathan Legos." Nope, there's more: The Dekalb Market will be open seven days a week, year-round, unlike nearby Brooklyn Flea, Artists & Fleas, and the Northside Market.
Clothing and craft vendors will include Harriet's Alter Ego boutique, kids clothing shop Little Poco, and Daga Antiques, and there will also be tons of food (both prepared and market-style) in the shopping center. We feel like the shipping-container gimmick alone is enough to draw a crowd, but with about 40 vendors and an open-everyday policy, Williamsburg fleas might be getting a run for their money.
· Brooklyn gets yet a new market [Brooklyn Paper]
· DoBro Megaproject Container Mall Getting Ready for Summer [Curbed]
· Dekalb Market [Official Site]