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Beachy Keen: Warm Getaways From NYC | Posted 01.23.2017 | Travel

To find more beautiful destinations, visit For a relaxing winter retreat, we like these four destinations because they're hot, beautifu...

Five Lucky People Who Struck Gold at a Flea Market

Vicky Law | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

We'd all like to believe that we are savvy shoppers. Maybe you pride yourself on your on your coupon collection. Or maybe you have a keen eye for find...

10 Best Local Flea Markets in Europe

Bart van Poll | Posted 09.02.2016 | Travel
Bart van Poll

Local flea markets are probably one of the best things that city has to offer. They reflect the city's temper, atmosphere and vibe. Let's take a short...

Beyond Hollywood: The Real Los Angeles

Michelle Rae Uy | Posted 08.31.2016 | Travel
Michelle Rae Uy

There's no city better suited for a staycation than good ol' Los Angeles. The destination's many facets--from the broad beaches of Venice and the sea-kissed cliffs of Malibu in the West to the granitic peak of Mt. Baldy and the arid hills in the East--as well as its different cultural textures guarantee an endless array of pursuits, all clamoring for everyone's attention.

This Snakeskin Belt Was Alive... And Deadly

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 09.28.2015 | Weird News

This was one time you didn't have to worry whether the belt on sale at the flea market was made from genuine leather. It was still moving. A 7-foot...

10 Best U.S. Flea Markets

Fodor's | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel

Amidst the hodgepodge of rare goods and collectible gems that can be found at flea markets, those with a knack for haggling get to take their sport to Olympian levels.

5 Life Lessons I Learned From Holding A Garage Sale

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.06.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Who knew that the keys to unlocking the mysteries of the universe could be found in a garage sale? Actually, the keys to the universe's mysteries were...

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 6: Kitchen and Kitties!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In Episode 6 we have transformed our plain-jane kitchen into a gem. Our Kitties used to have to poo out in the open, but not anymore. We installed a little cat door into our laundry room door, so that the kitties can now use the bathroom in peace!

The Biggest Bargains at Auctions and Flea Markets? People Are Walking All Over Them

Bob Richter | Posted 06.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

Even if a rug doesn't look dirty, moths could have laid eggs in the rug, and you don't want to bring that into your house.

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 5: Be Our Guest(Room)!

Mr. Kate | Posted 06.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Joey's parents wanted to come visit and see our first house so we had to quickly get the guest room guest-ready! Watch the video above to see the entire transformation including how we spruced up a thrift store dresser in a matter of hours.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 4: See You At The Altar!

Mr. Kate | Posted 05.17.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

The inset alcove or altar, as we're calling it, is just begging for a whimsical DIY project. The mantle is the first thing you see when you walk in our front door so it's the perfect place to establish the design for the overall house.

The Village Vintage, a New Concept Store in Paris

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

For the connaisseurs of the famous flea market of Paris, Les Puces de Saint-Ouen, a new space is born. Habitat, of the giant furniture store fame, has...

Bargaining At Markets Overseas, From Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

When shopping at outdoor markets overseas, you should always bargain! Frugal Traveler columnist for The New York Times Seth Kugel told me how to get t...

Looking for High Quality, Inexpensive, Gorgeous Picture Frames? Here's an Off the Wall Idea: Head to a Flea Market

Bob Richter | Posted 09.08.2013 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

Sometimes the art or photo is still in the frame. That's when it really takes a visionary to see that frame take on a new life. The art might be bad, but the frame could be great.

Read This Before You Go To A Flea Market

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 06.28.2013 | HuffPost Home

Why you should avoid events in neighborhoods that have cupcake shops.

Easy Upcycle Project: The Drab-to-Fab Side Table (Photos)

Quia Querisma | Posted 04.30.2013 | HuffPost Home
Quia Querisma

I always felt that I lacked the vision to pluck some hidden treasure from a thrift store, Craigslist, or flea market and turn it into something amazing. Well, recently an opportunity arose that challenged me to do just that.

PHOTOS: Where The Locals Shop...

Global Yodel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

If a picture of a destination is worth a thousand words, then a visit to its local market is worth a million. There is perhaps no other place that en...

Did You Go Shopping This Weekend?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.22.2012 | Style

You won't believe how much we paid for these!

Antiques Appraiser Reveals Trash For Cash Secrets

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.30.2012 | Money

In the world of yard sales and antiques auctions, the thrill is in the hunt for hidden treasures. Take those old dentures from Grandpa, especially if ...

Why Is Homeland Security Cracking Down On Flea Markets?

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.24.2012 | Small Business

Could this be the end of the local flea market? In an effort to crack down on counterfeiting, the Department of Homeland Security has begun targeti...

The Best Way To Kick Off Flea Market Season

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Spring has sprung, and it's officially the start of flea market season! It goes without saying we're excited about this. Not only are flea markets fun...

Laura Lancaster Raises The Dead

Posted 03.21.2012 | Arts

Laura Lancaster brings dead or forgotten images back to life, reanimating them with paint. Yet the UK-based artist is not concerned merely with precis...

Flea Market Smarts

Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 01.21.2012 | San Francisco
Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Once someone has had an "out of the box" idea, the trick is bringing it to life. This takes the knowledge and ability to figure out how do so, which requires persistence and diligence.

9 Flea Market Strategies For The Rest Of Us

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Flea marketing looks so easy in magazine spreads and TV shows: You see a host waft around an organized array of tables overflowing with conveniently b...

On Men's Thoughts About Fashion and What We Should Make of Them

Morane Barkai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Morane Barkai

The sad truth is that most men would probably think that Jimmy Choo is a noodle joint and would not know a poncho from a kimono.