We’re skeptical of this ambitious claim for a few reasons, but the Daily News is reports today about a group that plans to open what would be the city’s largest flea market in Coney Island soon for the 2011 season, with “over 100,000 square feet of shoppers delight.” Officials with the market/carnival — named BK Festival — wouldn’t respond to the newspapers questions, but the paper quoted several vendors who said they were considering moving to the Coney Island space once it opens. It’s not clear where they would set up (perhaps in that pictured big empty space?), and the teaser website Brownstoner found has been taken down already. So we’ll believe it when we see it. 100,000 square feet, btw, is the size of your average Walmart.
New York City is expensive … if you actually try to pay for everything you need. The city is a giving tree that will help support your basic needs, if you know where to look, and save you the hassle of paying for stuff that is freely available everywhere: Moving boxes, magazines, condoms and more. Here are […]
1. Take in some drama at the Bed-Stuy Theater Group’s August in August, with performances this weekend of “Two Trains Running” by August Wilson. (Friday in Fulton Park; Saturday in Herbert Von King Park, FREE) 2. Check out Smash Industries, a brand new community space, at a pre-opening party with music by Cutters, Forfeit, Zanois, […]
Recently, we recommended Shipwrecked, Brooklyn’s first indoor mini-golf course, as a fun, air-conditioned diversion on a hot day. Since opening in Red Hook a couple months back, Shipwrecked has filled a huge hole in the summer fun market, since there isn’t much else in the way of mini-golf in Brooklyn. But now, a new course called Brooklyn […]