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Flea Markets

War, Remembrance, Five Star Accommodations and Great Flea Markets are Hallmarks of Berlin

Bob Richter | Posted 08.28.2014 | Travel
Bob Richter

The movie won Best Picture that year, and the lavish sets designed by the great Cedric Gibbons perfectly depicted a Five Star hotel in all its grandeur.

A Gold Mine of Antiques and Vintage Finds Await at This East Coast Flea Market

Bob Richter | Posted 08.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

As the name connotes, it is a treasure trove, and unlike a visit to the famous casino with the same name, you won't risk losing your shirt. In fact, you might come back with a vintage one.

How to Get to Know Your Neighbors? Have a Stoop Sale

TueNight | Posted 07.21.2014 | New York
TueNight

Like Brooklyn, Philadelphia had plenty of perfect stoops: Cement or red brick stairs that you plop down on whilst sipping a soda, waiting for people to stroll by and spot your amazing -- and probably dusty -- wares.

As Real Estate Developers Swoop In, NYC Says Farewell to the Antiques Garage Flea Market

Bob Richter | Posted 08.31.2014 | New York
Bob Richter

A vintage flag flew at half-mast in Chelsea this past Sunday, as The Antiques Garage Flea Market closed its doors permanently. The gritty, eccentric, treasure trove was a popular haunt for die-hard collectors, designers, tourists and celebrities.

It's Back! Cincinnati's City Flea Returns

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

There are plenty of reasons why Cincinnati is one of the coolest cities in the country: we've got awesome live music, an incredible foodie scene a...

The Thrill of the Find -- Scouring Through Antiques Shows This Season

Joss & Main | Posted 07.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Joss & Main

Joss & Main's Style Director, Donna Garlough, has compiled her top tips for scouring through antiques shows to find authentic and beautiful items to complement your home.

A Strange Journey Into A Near-Deserted Secondhand Store

Annabel Osberg | Posted 07.12.2014 | Weird News
Annabel Osberg

On the fringes of the boarded-up hinterlands of a former industrial section of a small Missouri town stands a building, decrepit yet painted a shade of purple so striking that it seems phantasmal against its drab backdrop of deadened grays and tans.

Fabulous Fictional Females Once Framed in Retail Window Find Permanent Home Between Pages Of Clever New Book

Bob Richter | Posted 07.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

Many decorators have a list of dream clients. Some are lucky enough to work with those people, while some ... just keep dreaming. Painter, Designer, Curator and Bon Vivant Deborah Buck didn't sit around and wait for her dream clients. Instead she invented them, decorated for them and sold all of their home furnishings at a profit.

10 Tips to Conquer America's Largest Antique Show

Fathom | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Fathom

Last spring my digital world was suddenly flush with photos of Thanksgiving-themed sandwiches, walls of vintage suitcases, and tables of antique dishes. The Brimfield Antiques Show was the place to be, and I wanted in.

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.

Why Flea Markets Aren't Just for Early Birds: Arrive Late, and Get Great Deals on Vintage Treasures

Bob Richter | Posted 05.27.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

Bargaining at flea markets is just part of the language and culture, and it's been going on for centuries. For those who are still uneasy, I offer these six easy tips:

The 5 Best Cities For Flea Market Fans

Maria Gabriela Brito | Posted 11.30.2013 | HuffPost Home
Maria Gabriela Brito

I have always subscribed to the idea that a house needs old things, pieces with history that bring soul. A home should be curated and flea markets are...

Bargaining At Markets Overseas, From Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

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...

For Big Bargains on Off-Season Items and Vintage Holiday Décor, Think Christmas In July

Bob Richter | Posted 09.25.2013 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

Merchandise fluctuates in price depending upon the season. After last week's heatwave, any winter item is the last thing on someone's mind... so I take advantage of that fact and rake in the bargains!

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.

Why You Should Add Flea Marketing To Your Vacation Itinerary

Bob Richter | Posted 08.13.2013 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

For those on the fence about flea-ing while on vacation, I always say if you want to understand a place and the people who live there, go to the local flea market. It's really a sociological and historical representation of just about anywhere you can point to on a map.

5 Shops to Hit Up in Buenos Aires

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
Off Track Planet

The shops of bougie Buenos Aires are often hard to navigate when you're looking to part with your pennies wisely. Hit up these five shops to make some smart purchases. They'll hook you up with things you'll be proud to wear or gift without robbing you blind.

Students' Guide to Cheap/Free Things to Do in Los Angeles

Party Earth | Posted 06.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

When you are a poor college student, the phrase "every penny counts" really starts to ring true. However, although the wallet may be a little thinner these days, there are still plenty of ways to keep yourself occupied and have fun throughout the semester.

Brooklyn Brew Kids Teach You How To Brew

Dark Rye | Posted 04.15.2013 | Taste
Dark Rye

People have been making beer, or at least something resembling beer, since the dawn of civilization.

PHOTOS: London's Best Flea Markets

Oyster | Posted 10.11.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Knightsbridge, Covent Garden and Oxford Street are arguably the top spots in London for high-end shopping, but there's a whole other world beyond the fashionable boutiques and name-brand clothing.

Flea Market Succumbs to Free Market

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 09.10.2012 | New York
Roslyn Bernstein

Just what SoHo needs, another commercial building with a high-end tenant selling upscale merchandise? Right? Wrong!

Do It Yourself or Die Trying

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.05.2012 | Money
Holly Robinson

These days, frugal is the new cool. Boxed wine is in. Fashion magazines trumpet vintage finds. Waste not, want not, is the new reality -- only it feels like old times to me.

Fried Butter, Bargains And Other Reasons We Love Flea Markets

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

Now that you know what to look for and how to get the best deals at a flea market, just relax and enjoy everything else the markets have to offer. ...

What You Didn't Know About Shopping Flea Markets

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

Today, we continue our week of flea-market fun with tips from estate sales expert and co-host of HGTV's 'Cash & Cari', Cari Cucksey. Having prepped, p...