Lori Zimmer

Hester Street Fair Returns to the Lower East Side on April 28th!

by , 04/28/12

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The always enjoyable Hester Street Fair is back, kicking off this weekend on April 28th! The fair returns for its third year in a row with an even more enticing selection of artisan shopping, delicious fresh food and original art.  This year’s opening party will include danceable tunes from synth-pop band Bubbles, so guests can eat, drink and dance in the new season.



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The once abandoned Hester Street lot was reenlivened three years ago by MTV News correspondent Suchin Pak, who created the fair to reflect the dynamic energy of the Lower East Side. Pak is known for reporting on environmental and social change, so bringing an experience of farm fresh food and indie designers to a park on the Lower East Side seemed only natural to her.

This year’s fair will continue its usual deliciousness, with handmade ice cream from Ample Hills Creamery, an outpost of new restaurant Sons of Essex, Prohibition Bakery’s adult cupcakes, and Pies and Thighs joining the team this year. Vintage lovers can pick up one of a kind jewelry from Estate Jewels by George & Raf, as well as clothing from Dolls and Robots. This year’s fair will even include a booth by Compass Yoga, where you can get a posture assessment and learn some poses for $1.

+ Hester Street Fair

This year’s vendors include:

Luke’s Lobster

The New New

La Newyorkina

First Prize Pies

Fancy Sexy Me (jewelry)

Macaron Parlour

On The Fringe

Melt Bakery

Brooklyn Taco Co.

Dealer’s Choice (vintage jewelry)

Wink & Flip (jewelry)

Cam Ci Cam Ca (jewelry)

La Sonrisa

House of Z

Visantine Collective

Filled with Sweets

Filthy Farmgirl

Cafe Grumpy

Father’s Frames

Ample Hills Creamery

Santé Bakery

PIes ‘n’ Thighs

Daisy Duke’s BBQ and White Belly Pizza

Dolls and Robots (Vintage)

FattyCakesNY (cookies)

Prohibition Bakery

Pounou Hearts You

Retro Eye Wear

Maraya Cigars

Snash Jewelry

Leroy’s Place (art)

Patacon Pisao (Venezuelan cuisine)

Pie Corps

Kitty Lee Thomas Sweets

Top Shelf Premium Vintage

SaruStar (jewelry)

Arms and Armory (jewelry)

LYRALOVESTAR by Crystal Streets

Wildfell Hall Vintage

Zipper8Lighting

American Collectables

Hazel Village Toys

Honey & Cocoa Skincare

S’amore Gourmet Smores

The Jam Stand

Spatzi’s Granola

Ruby Bakes

Rapt

Hour of Nine

Anne De Pasquale Millinery

Rubella Jewelry

Recyclights Candle Co

Mumbot Jane

Molly Rose Post Jewelry

Teaves Tea Company

The Teaologist

Naughty & Nice

H.S. Chocolate Co.

Sour Puss Pickles

Alfajores – Jessy’s Pastries

Handsome Howard

Fany Organics

Harlequin&Lionhead

Hans-My-Hedgehog Illustrations

Heat Sweets

Deadly Dragon Sound (vintage records)

hélène pé

Filigree NYC

Ripe Jewelry

Summer Mizera

Miriam Ariano Jewelry

Ximena Rozo Studio Design

Sons of Essex

Loella Medina Handcrafted Jewelry

muny design inc.

NKN Designs (jewelry)

Granola Lab

The Cameo Vintage

Serena Van Renssalaer

Namo Wear

We Rub You

Holbrooke

Rosiestyle

The Bombay Sandwich Co.

It’s A Cuppie

Lizzmonade

BIG NUTS granola

Drive by Press

Brewla Bars

Eve’s Pies

Mighty Balls

Naki Nagi Body Scrubs

Irena Sophia

Bruce Cost Fresh Ginger Ale

Dutch Angle

A Tree Grows on Esssex

Bubbly Tea

Compass Yoga

Yaya Tea Garden

The Brooklyn Bean Co

Zen Bakeries

Cotillion Collected Vintage

Mogo Chef

Red Fern Vintage

Zio and Sons

Cocktail Bodega

The Saucey Sauce Co

Creme de la Cuff

Jo’s

Sweatertoys

Brooklyn Bleu

Chickpea and Olive

Jay Bazaar

Yona’s Gourmet Delights

Rich & Dandy Old Fashioned Cookie Company

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