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Now that spring has sprung, the hunt for vintage clothes, jewelry, and tchotchkes up the wazoo can officially begin with the reopening of NYC's flea markets. Though a handful of them stay open year-round (like the Hell's Kitchen Flea Market and Artists & Fleas, for example), others decided to take a little break during the cold-weather months. This weekend, though, most of them are back.
First up: Brooklyn Flea's Fort Greene outpost, which will reopen for the season on Saturday. For you foodies and snackers, Smorgasburg will also reopen on Saturday, and the Wiliamsburg Brooklyn Flea location opens on Sunday. Dekalb Market will kick off its season on Saturday with a "Spring Weekender," which according to its website, is "a multi-purpose cultural destination featuring a new outdoor event space with a full season of free, curated music, art, food, film and eclectic experiences."
Dekalb is really beefing it up this year, because they'll also be hosting dance parties and roller derbies throughout the 2012 market. Not to be outdone by that, the Hester Street Fair will reopen on April 28th with "ultra unique shopping, the most incredible vintage finds, and more FOOD than ever before!!" Consider us sold.
· Brooklyn Flea [Official Site]
· We're Launching with a Spring Weekender // April 7 – 8 [Dekalb Market]
· Opening Day 2012: Saturday, April 28!! [Hester Street Fair]