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Local regs kill one flea market in Arizona, and another rises in its place

September 14, 2011 by Michael Alterio  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Sept. 14. – A swap meet vendor rescues a market the Kingman City Council shot down. Read more.

Last minute okay saves flea market launch

June 16 – Wyoming planning board gives approval four days before the Cody Outdoor Market’s grand opening. Read more.

Western NY flea market move takes baby steps forward

June 9 – A meeting to hear public comments on the relocation of Buffalo’s Super Flea will take place later this month. Read more.

New Coney Island flea market pleases shoppers, disappoints purists

May 26 – Petting zoo, pony ride, carny games, and fair food fail to satisfy critics who want a return to Coney Island’s heyday. Read more.

Poughkeepsie flea market battles town for right to launch

May 18 – After two years, the Hudson Valley Marketplace still has to jump through more hoops. Read more.

Vendors rally to save California market in Ch. 11

April 18 – About 500 vendors will need a new home if the Escondido Swap Meet cannot be reopened. Read more.

Ohio zoning board squashes flea market proposal

April 6 – Town of Bainbridge zoning board chairman Michael Lamanna says, “We just think this is unmanageable.” Read more.

Malta Drive-In Market readies for May launch

March 30 – Sports marketer wants to make local charities a keystone part of his new drive-in flea market operation. Read more.

In Oregon, the City of Bend shuts a successful new market

Feb. 18 – But some displaced vendors are launching a new indoor market of their own. Read more.

Proposed flea market relocation makes neighbors angry

Feb. 14 – Locals do not want a new big-box store to take the place of the local Super Flea market in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Read more.

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