You may think that in order to partake in an outdoor flea market you’ll have to head to Brooklyn—well, not anymore. Starting today, and continuing every weekend this summer, Long Island City hosts its very own LIC Flea & Food, with locals offering tasty foods and unique items from regional artists and vendors. “We’re trying to find a mix between food and fashion and collectibles and antiques,” Josh Schneps, the brains behind this flea market, recently told the New York Daily News. “Long Island City could use a destination that can give people a reason to spend the entire day in the neighborhood.” For the most scenic way to travel there, take the East River Ferry.
Saturdays, Sundays, 10 a.m. Starts: June 15. Continues through Nov. 1, 2013