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If you’re looking for a way to make Mother’s Day extra special for your mom, take her to the LIC Flea & Food market this weekend!

Bring Mom or Grandma with you to the Flea to enjoy some quality time on the waterfront overlooking the Manhattan skyline. You can indulge in delicious global eats and shop for something special at the market’s many artisanal and vintage vendors.

For the mom who loves travel or just loves the world, Ramblemonde offers up treasures found across the globe. For the mom who loves the spa, stop at J’enessence and pick up some body creams and a bath bomb for mom to relax in the comfort of her own home.


Is your mom stressed? Jump onto the Calm City Meditation bus for a guided meditation that will calm her from the inside out.

What mom doesn’t love shiny gems? Vivian Jewelry has an array of beautiful and feminine bracelets, earrings and necklaces that would make any mom’s heart sing.

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Got kids? Bring them to visit Dilena’s Dolcini, where they can join in on their cookie decorating class. Sign up at contact[@]

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While the kids are busy, you can grab a brew at the market’s All Queens Beer Garden, breathe deep and enjoy every second of Mother’s Day.

If you can’t make it Mother’s Day, then mark your calendars for some of the LIC Flea’s special events this season, including the Beer & Taco Get Down on June 10-11. You can get advanced tickets at in order to enjoy unlimited craft beer tastings.

The LIC Flea & Food market is located at 5-25 46th Ave., near Fifth Street, in Long Island City, a short distance from the East River Ferry and the Court Square subway station. It’s open each Saturday and Sunday through October from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

The market’s always looking for great vendors, and those who are interested in joining the market can apply online at


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