LIC FLEA & FOOD

LIC Flea celebrates Japanese culture; announces holiday market
LIC Flea celebrates Japanese culture; announces holiday market
News Queens Courier Staff 10/10/2013 at 2:01PM

A few clouds did not put a damper on a fun-filled, successful weekend at the LIC Flea & Food celebrating Japanese culture. On October 5 and 6, LIC Flea and vendor Oconomi hosted the very first Weekend of Japanese culture at LIC Flea & Food, which brought in regular visitors and brand new faces. “It was fantastic,” said [...]

Flea brings Japan to LIC
Flea brings Japan to LIC
LIC Flea Queens Courier Staff 10/03/2013 at 11:10AM

Japan is coming to the LIC Flea & Food. On October 5 and 6, LIC Flea and vendor Oconomi will host a Weekend of Japanese Culture at LIC Flea & Food. Oconomi regularly serves Oconomiyaki, Japanese vegetable pancakes, at LIC Flea, but will extend the menu for the celebration. “Queens represents every culture,” said Kazuko [...]

Charming Child Contest to be held at LIC Flea this weekend
LIC Flea Queens Courier Staff 9/19/2013 at 4:05PM

This weekend is your Charming Child’s time to shine at the LIC Flea & Food. On Sunday, September 22 the LIC Flea will be hosting the Charming Child Contest. Children ages 0 to 12 can participate and will be photographed by photographer and LIC Flea vendor Kirill Poliakov. A group of judges will select the [...]

Almost a ‘Flea’ sweep at the Vendy Awards
Almost a ‘Flea’ sweep at the Vendy Awards
News Heather Chin 9/11/2013 at 3:52PM

Thousands ate their way through Industry City on Saturday, September 7 for the 9th Annual NYC Vendy Awards—the Oscars of the food vendor world—which was held this year in Brooklyn for the very first time. The big winner of the day was Brooklyn/Red Hook’s El Olomega and owners Janet and Marcos Lainez, whose traditional, homemade [...]

LIC Flea vendors up for Vendy Awards
LIC Flea vendors up for Vendy Awards
LIC Flea Queens Courier Staff 9/04/2013 at 6:20PM

Four LIC Flea & Food vendors are not only shining at the market. Luke’s Lobster, Itizy, Popitbaby and Khao Man Gai NY are each finalists at the 9th Annual Vendy Awards taking place this Saturday, September 7 from 2:30 to 7 p.m. at 116 39th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Each year finalists come with [...]

LIC Flea voted a favorite in NYC
LIC Flea Queens Courier Staff 8/22/2013 at 1:17PM

As it makes its way into its second month of success, LIC Flea & Food continues to create unforgettable weekends for residents and visitors – and recently received great recognition in the city. On August 7, Metro newspaper named three of their favorite markets in New York that combine food with shopping for clothing, accessories [...]

Queens’ newest weekend destination LIC Flea & Food launches
Queens’ newest weekend destination LIC Flea & Food launches
LIC Flea Queens Courier Staff 6/18/2013 at 12:21PM

BY LUKE TABET Foodies, artists, vendors and shoppers turned out on Saturday morning, June 15 for the grand opening of the LIC Flea & Food market. A crowd gathered as owner Joshua Schneps cut the ribbon for the front gates while members of the Long Island City High School marching band played. “I’m excited to [...]

Vendor preview: LIC Flea & Food opens June 15 & 16
Vendor preview: LIC Flea & Food opens June 15 & 16
LIC Flea Queens Courier Staff 6/07/2013 at 2:29PM

It is finally here—June 15 marks the highly-anticipated launch of LIC Flea & Food, a brand new market running every weekend this summer and showcasing some of the city’s finest artists and vendors. It will make Long Island City a summertime destination for visitors from all five boroughs and beyond. The market is located at [...]

Community celebrates LIC FLEA & FOOD announcement
Community celebrates LIC FLEA & FOOD announcement
LIC Flea Angy Altamirano 4/30/2013 at 5:03PM

Get ready, LIC. With just a month to go, organizers, Long Island City elected officials, Borough President Helen Marshall, community members and some vendors gathered to celebrate the announcement of LIC FLEA & FOOD. On Tuesday, Joshua Schneps LIC FLEA & FOOD president, introduced the community to what LIC FLEA & FOOD has to offer: [...]

New outdoor market coming to Long Island City
New outdoor market coming to Long Island City
LIC Flea Angy Altamirano 4/17/2013 at 4:00PM

A new outdoor market overlooking the Midtown Manhattan skyline will be coming to Long Island City this June, bringing the community the best in food vendors, antiques, collectibles, art, crafts, fashion and much more. Located in a 24,000-square-foot lot at the corner of 5th Street and 46th Avenue, LIC FLEA & FOOD will operate every [...]