Olde Good Things – one of New Yorks best vintage stores have open a new location in Bowery. Just two doors from the famous Houston and Bowery intersection in the East Village on the west side of the street is the neat new 302 Bowery store.
You will find an interesting selection of lighting, industrial tables and altered antiques and their famous Olde Good Things trademark ‘altered’ antiques – eclectic new furnishings made from re-purposed architectural items.
They have tons and tons of salvaged metal, from iron fences and gates, to bronze balconies, all just waiting to be reused and renewed. Coming up with new creations on a daily basis, they recycle many materials to create unique designs that are earth-friendly and very stylish.
And they ship overseas!
Beacon’s Closet is chock-full of discounted clothes, shoes, bags, jewelry, and assorted housewares.
It’s easy to get carried away in this store: you go in for one thing, and come out with several articles you didn’t even know you needed……
Chelsea – 10 w 13th street – www.beaconscloset.com
Brooklyn Flea Market is usually a hit. Here you can browse among hundreds of vintage clothes, antique and refurbished furniture. Collectibles and antiques mixed in a glorious nice touch. There is a wide selection of jewelry, art and crafts by local artisans and designers, as well as lots of good food.
Every Saturday they serve up a culinary SMÖRGÅSBORD of food from around the world.
So make sure you have plenty of time when you’re here. There’s lot´s of fun stuff to go through.
Check out their website for times and location. The flea market is usually open every weekend.
Fancy unique design clothes that do not cost a fortune? Between the hours of 11-19 on Saturdays and Sundays, young New York designers sell their latest garments and accessories at the Church of St. Patrick’s on Mulberry Street (between Prince and Houston).
The Market offers a huge selection of unique clothing and jewelry. Just the atmosphere makes it worth a visit.
St Patricks Youth Center on 268 Mulberry Street