Synopses & Reviews
This is the comprehensive guide to the rich and diverse markets of New York City: antique and flea markets, artisan markets, farmers markets, seasonal markets, and more. Some markets are traditional, like Old World street-market experiences such as Bleecker Street and the Chelsea Market, where youll find some of the most sophisticated food in the city; others are hip and edgy, like the young-designer markets where buyers from Bergdorf Goodman and Barneys find the fashion and designers of tomorrow. Seasonal markets include holiday gift markets and craft markets. The guide has excellent recommendations for die-hard shoppers who are interested in bargains or flea-market finds, as well as collectors, gift shoppers, and craft aficionados. Markets of New York City also includes recommendations for great food in and around the markets and suggested routes for full or half-day excursions.
About the Author
After receiving her MA at The Johns Hopkins University, Karen E. Seiger spent the first part of her career focusing on international aid and development. She moved to New York City in 2000 with her husband, where she changed careers to focus on international marketing and communications at American Express, and then as an independent business consultant. She volunteers as a tour guide of Ground Zero. When shes home, her family never misses the farmers market at Abingdon Square in the West Village on Saturday mornings.