Eyes on the Street: Brooklyn’s Fifth Avenue Street Fair

As Robert Guskind at Gowanus Lounge writes, "We like the Fifth Avenue Fair because, while you can score tube socks
and sunglasses, most of the local businesses come out and represent." Check out his photo set on Flickr.

  • Gwen Worthy

    Do you know when the 2010 5th Avenue Street fair will be held this year? I stumbled across it 2 years ago and would love to attend again. I had a great time!

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