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Part 2 of 2 Click here to read part 1 Shopping at Gloria Dei Old Swede’s Church Flea Market What affection I lack for Gloria Dei Old Swede’s Church Flea Market as a vendor is more than made up for by how I feel about it from the other side of the aisle. As mentioned,......
Part 1 of 2 I hate Gloria Dei Old Swede’s Church Flea Market. Well, let me clarify: I hate it because it hated me first. More clarification: as a vendor, I hate Old Swede’s Church Flea Market but as a shopper, I like it. Well, again, not clear enough: as a shopper, I love Old Swede’s......
Note: This is a revised version of a previously-published review that has been updated to reflect the flea market’s new format and schedule for the 2016/17 season. It was last revised on December 14, 2016.  Part 2 of 2 Click here for part 1 Type of Market Overall, Phila Flea Markets’s Spring Garden Indoor Antique......
Note: This is a revised version of a previously-published review. It was last revised on December 13, 2016.  Part 1 of 2 (Click here for part 2) Specs The Spring Garden Indoor Antique & Vintage Flea Market takes place twice a month (first and third Saturdays) inside a warehouse on 9th & Spring Garden Streets......
Caveat! The original review of this flea market is very old. I sold there only one time and that was more than ten years ago. I also haven’t visited this flea market in about eight years. In addition, the day I sold there, the weather was unseasonable cold (if I remember correctly, a very cold......
Not unlike Upper Darby High School, several different organizations run flea markets at Delaware County Community College. This review is only for those run by the organization called Town Talk. Town Talk’s DCCC Flea Market’s Specs I always say, and I believe I have written here before, that as a vendor, all I ask of......
For those of you not familiar with the inner-workings of Flea Market Philadelphia (the fictitious place, not the website) there might be some confusion about the Society Hill Flea Market. The terms “Pine Street” and “church” are often thrown around when referring to flea markets in Philadelphia, and for good reason. Among both vendors and......
Part 2 of 2 Click here for part 1 For most of Phila Flea Markets’s existence, they did only a few events each year. The year I started selling with them (around ‘01 or ‘02), they had only four events: two at Fairmount and two at Broad and South (now defunct, but in 2014 reborn......
Part 1 of 2 Though Phila Flea Markets (now a.k.a. Philly Flea) has had an enormous amount of success in the past few years running smaller, very specialized, selective, antiques-and-vintage-only markets (by far, most of its new flea markets during these expansion years have been antiques-and-vintage-only), the irony is that its largest, most diverse, least......