A hipster grows in Brooklyn

If you know us at all, you know most of our weekends are spent at yard sales, thrift shops and flea markets.  Wha – Wha- What?  It was only fitting that one of our summer getaways include a pilgrimage to the Brooklyn Flea.  We first learned about the Brooklyn Flea from our friend Lara Spencer and her HGTV show Flea Market Flip.  If you haven’t seen it, contestants find distressed bargains and upcycle them for re-sale with the winning team taking home a $5000 prize.  Yes – it’s on our bucket list. The mecca began with a trip to Red … Continue reading A hipster grows in Brooklyn

ArtScape Escape

ArtScape is the nation’s largest free outdoor three day arts festival, held in the heart of mid-town Baltimore.  We have no idea how many free out door art festivals there are in the country.  It’s also not obvious how you would charge an entrance fee to something like this spread out all over the streets of the city.  Nevertheless, Baltimore grabbed the crown according to the mayor, and gets behind this art carnival each July. It’s an extravaganza of art, music, fried food and massive amounts of diverse people. We decided to do ArtScape as residents, Bolton Hill style.  Back … Continue reading ArtScape Escape