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“A Market Of Steel”

by Dekalb Market on September 21, 2011

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Robbie Whelan of the Wall Street Journal writes a insightful article citing the challenges that downtown Brooklyn faces as its residential area expands and how Dekalb Market is helping local businesses create a much needed sense of community for the area.

…aesthetically and practically, it [Dekalb Market] does more than make the most of a tough situation. If downtown Brooklyn residents must sweat out a few more years before the area finally assumes a degree of coherence, they now can do it at a piazza-like market in their midst that is funky, inviting, and from some angles, even beautiful, in a gritty, manufacturing-era sort of way.

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Rachel Rekhter September 28, 2011 at 4:16 pm

It’s time NYC had a market like this – a place for NYC entrepreneurs to showcase their talents, a place that encourages small local businesses, a place made by NY’ers for NY’ers. I’m truly excited to participate this year. Look for Naki Nagi Body Scrubs, a handmade sugar and sea salt body scrub company founded by NYU Stern MBA Grad Rachel Rekhter, at the Dekalb Weekend Market on 12/3, 12/10, 12/17, 12/18.

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