It's becoming that time of the year when people like to frequent flea markets, and even go flea market-hopping all around town on the weekends. Are you familiar with all the different ones throughout the boroughs? This past weekend I picked up a fare on Bedford in Williamsburg (a vintage-laden district). They were visiting from Ohio and their requested destination was simply "the Fort Greene Flea Market." I imagine most cabdrivers would not be able to take off without directions. I knew it's on Lafayette, nearby Washington Avenue. Therefore, I first took two immediate lefts to get on Wythe, and followed that unto Kent and then Park, under the BQE. A left on Vanderbilt. Four blocks through beautiful brownstone canyons. Voila! There it is on the right.
And here are a few other prominent flea markets in NYC.....
TIME OUT NY BEST FLEAS
NYC FLEA MARKET LISTING
NEW YORK FLEA MARKETS
GREEN FLEA MARKETS