Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Reality star Jimmy Kaplow reveals his secrets for selling

June 17 – On his new reality show, the ‘Flea Man’ coaches newbies on the art of the swap. Read more.

Science fiction author sets future story in a flea market mall

May 23 – In the tale, a venture capitalist cannot tempt a vendor away from her flea market business. Read more.

Flea Man reality show debuts June 12 on Nat’l Geographic

May 20 – Veteran vendor Jimmy Kaplow helps swap meet newbies make great deals. Read more.

Student filmmaker puts a flea market front and center

April 8 – Writer/director Corinne Abbiss says a flea market had the perfect atmosphere for her short movie, “The Memories Within.” Read more.

New details emerge on upcoming flea-market theme TV show

Nov. 17 – Studio head explains the appeal of the swap-meet milieu to today’s viewers. Read more.

Football pros draw fans to flea market

Oct 12 – Two Cleveland Browns vets signed autographs at Ohio’s Hartville MarketPlace and Flea Market. Read more.

Indie rock band draws on flea markets for inspiration

September 7, 2010 by Michael Alterio  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Sept. 7 – “We play regularly at flea markets,” says Jason Serious, lead singer of the Flea Market Poets. Read more.

Brooklyn flea market used as setting for movie shoot

Aug. 10 – The Meeker Avenue Flea Market serves as the perfect backdrop for a movie about a kid searching for keys in flea markets. Read more.

Hester Street Fair update

May 3 – MTV personality and Hester St Fair co-founder SuChin Pak talks about her new market. Read more.

Comedian Kathy Griffin sets up shop at a flea market

April 14, 2010 by Michael Alterio  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

April 14 – Kathy Griffin, star of reality show “My Life on the D-List,” operated a booth at a Los Angeles flea market this past weekend for her cable TV show. Read more.