Eric Demby, ringmaster, presides over the controlled chaos and community on the hallowed fields of Flea

Eric Demby started life on a communal farm in rural Maine and grew up to write speeches for the indomitable Marty Markowitz. He now presides over the brilliant blend of chaos, community and commerce that ...

 
Nicole at work, making one of Sea Bean's soups in the kitchen at Paulie Gee's in Greenpoint. Photo by Donny Tsang, aka 'Ultrateg'

Nicole Centeno of Greenpoint-based Sea Bean Goods. Nicole and husband Brian Chaszar launched their 'Micro-Soupery' last winter, focusing on soups made with seasonal local ingredients sourced from farmers at local farmer's ...

 
Brooklyn Thanksgiving Potluck: Creamy Celery Root Soup from Nicole Centeno & Brian Chaszar of Sea Bean Goods

Editor’s Note: Nicole Centeno & Brian Chaszar of Greenpoint-based Sea Bean Goods make small batches of soup using fresh ingredients purchased directly from local farmers at Brooklyn Greenmarkets. Their soups are available at Smorgasburg, ...

 
Renea, Neill and Bea Arthur Holland of Bon Chovie

Renae and Neill and Holland of Bon Chovie with their dog, Bea Arthur “And he said in this total New York accent, ‘You know…a young strapping man…a young beautiful bride…You’...

 
Renea, Neill and Bea Arthur Holland of Bon Chovie

Liz Gutman and Jen King of Liddabit Sweets The Brooklyn Flea has famously become a dream incubator for many fledgling Brooklyn food makers. Stories abound of passionate, hard-working makers and chefs getting a shot to ...

 
The Stand 1

The Stand NY's Nathalie Wiesner When Nathalie and Jake Weisner, a sister and brother from Massachussetts, decided to sell lemonade for fun at a friend’s stoop sale in Fort Greene last Spring, ...