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Attention Francophiles and Foodophiles: Say Bonjour To Our New French Market

This past weekend the Bensidoun Group launched their newest market in New York City on the small plaza next to the Apple Store on 9th Ave. in the Meatpacking District. We went on Opening Day this past Friday, and it was fun to see our friend Sebastien Bensidoun in action, greeting shoppers and vendors and managing the tent flaps to let the air flow through. The market itself is situated a block from the Chelsea Market, which, in my humble opinion, is an advantage for both venues. I have found that markets situated in close proximity to each other benefit from making it easy for shoppers to hop from one to the next, visiting multiple markets rather than just one. There is enough of a distinction between this twice-weekly outdoor market and the large venue that is Chelsea Market to minimize replication of foods. The new French Market also directly serves businesses and visitors in the Meatpacking District and the Far West Village, offering a fresh alternative for breakfast and lunch.

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Fresh Lavender For Your Summery Home

Whether you are heading to the Hamptons or simply leaving your windows wide open in this glorious early summer weather, putting out a bundle of fresh lavender will make your home look, smell and feel like summer is finally here to stay for a while. Lavender By The Bay is […]

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Photo of the Day – July 20, 2010: Lavender By The Bay

Lavender By The Bay brings the charms of the French countryside to the heart of New York City.  They grow twenty varieties of lavender on 10 acres of farmland in East Marion, Long Island, and they bring their wonderful smelling piles of tiny blooms to the Union Square Greenmarket.  I […]

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