Catching the ‘Flea’

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like The Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

Hundreds of shoppers flocked to the April 6 grand opening of the Brooklyn Flea — a 200-vendor gathering in the yard at Bishop Loughlin HS on Lafayette Avenue. Whether they were there to buy clothes, eat waffles or gawk at the spectacle , Brooklynites were out in force.

GO Brooklyn was there and caught up with shoppers to see what the Flea offered to scratch each shopper’s itch.

Shawn Taylor, 27, Clinton Hill
Favorite find: “A [vintage] Marc Jacobs dress.”

Justin Jarboe, 25, Fort Greene
Favorite find: “Vintage seltzer bottles.”

Ruth Malachi, 42, Park Slope
Favorite find: “Great deals on pocketbooks and jewelry.”

Annette Gallo, 32, Fort Greene
Favorite find: “I loved the antiques and the local artwork.”

Joe Piccirillo, 31, Williamsburg
Favorite find: “The old mirrors salvaged from houses.”

The Brooklyn Flea is held Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm on Lafayette Avenue, between Clermont and Vanderbilt avenues in Fort Greene.

Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like The Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.