Author Archives: Larissa Lytwyn

Brimfield 2010: Shows toast strongest opener

BRIMFIELD, Mass. — The Brimfield Antiques and Flea Market Show toasted its strongest season in years May 15. Informally known as the “Mecca” of antiquing, the once half-acre collector’s fair now welcomes 5,000 nationwide dealers each year.

Country flea: Elephant’s Trunk unpacks for 35th season

NEW MILFORD, Conn. – The Elephant’s Trunk Country Flea Market unpacked for its 35th season Easter Sunday, its warmest opening day yet. “Turnout was better than we ever hoped,” manager Greg Baecker said. “The weather was beautiful.” About 2,000 buyers perused offerings from 200 vendors.