Boston has a great flea market set and, next to the summertime, December is when it especially thrives in the name of holiday shopping and treat yo’ self fever.
In racks, bins, and crates and on tall shelves, customers are greeted with the exciting near-certainty that they’ll find some gems to ogle over and bring back home for their own players since there's so much—affordable!—vinyl to choose from.
Keep this bookmarked through the school year, and, in the words of the patron saint of getting wild, Andrew W.K.: “Party till you puke.”
"But I will say to you what I said to my board and the commission: If we succeed and Haymarket doesn’t, we [will] have failed."
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King hoped to make her store “colorful and quirky and dynamic and poppy, and well-curated, hopefully.” And she’s succeeded.
Let’s face it: The holidays can be a drag. But these five seasonal offerings from New England gems are here for you, providing needed refuge from all of the maddening, anxiety-inducing aspects of the holiday season.
“We wanted to support people that have dedicated their lives to making awesome things."