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Brooklyn Night Bazaar Has Been Evicted To Make Way for BMW

BK Night Bazaar
BK Night Bazaar

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Say so long to nights on Banker Street hopping from arcade games to indie jewelers— on June 1st, Brooklyn Night Bazaar will be evicted from its Williamsburg warehouse to make way for a BMW dealership.

The news, co-founder Belvy Klein told Gothamist, "hit us like a nuclear bomb," adding, "The building owner did offer us to match, but it was basically close to eight to 10 times what we are currently paying, which is just a number not even remotely on our radar."

The good news, however, is that it's not the end of the Brooklyn Night Bazaar—starting Memorial Day weekend, they'll be posting up near Fort Tilden for the summer-long Riis Park Beach Bazaar. There'll be rock shows on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, as well as games, pop-up food vendors, and beach chairs to which you can order drinks using your smartphones. Expect to see the traditional Brooklyn Night Bazaar flea market–style vendors, including vintage clothing, antiques, jewelry, records, and even nail and tattoo artists, hair stylists, and tarot card readers.

Brooklyn Night Bazaar

165 Banker St, Brooklyn, NY 11222 Visit Website