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    Atlantic Avenue Tunnel Tour & Red Hook Streetcar Study by Robert Diamond

    A study to restart the historic Atlantic Ave tunnel tours, and build a modern streetcar line connecting Red Hook with downtown Brooklyn

    • 31% funded
    • $1,562 pledged
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    We've always loved this project, and with Red Hook needing and deserving all possible help, we say, Build that streetcar line! Or at least study it.

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    M. Carter Shop: Storefront and Community Art Space by M. Carter Shop

    Support our efforts to transform our Brooklyn studio and workshop into a retail shop and art space. Keep Greenpoint Weird.

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $11,015 pledged
    • Funded

    Milton's an OG Flea vendor and we still wear his awesome T's from the 'oughts. We also wholeheartedly agree with his shop name's sensibility.

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    Get a custom hat, save a New York City factory. by Satya Twena

    A month ago one of NYC's last HAT factories closed. We scraped just enough money to buy the factory and NOW we need your help.

    Successful!
    • 229% funded
    • $171,966 pledged
    • Funded

    Great project by a Flea friend. Outstanding rewards too.

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    Brooklyn Soda Works: hand-crafted sodas & sparkling juices by Caroline M & Antonio R

    We want to bottle our delicious & popular draft sodas. Help us purchase bottling equipment & be the first to bring home a bottle!

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $10,294 pledged
    • Funded

    Activity at longtime Fleasters BK Soda Works is bubbling up again. Help 'em go pop!

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    STREB: FORCES by STREB Extreme Action

    The theater of flight and impact, physics and courage, powered by pure adrenaline. The story of action by the people who live it.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $45,512 pledged
    • Funded

    We love all things Streb!

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    Help Produce The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson by Jeffrey Gaskill

    A tribute to Blind Willie Johnson takes you into the world of early blues and gospel and the making of an all-star compilation.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $125,154 pledged
    • Funded

    If ya can't beat the blues, join 'em!

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    "Take Your Time Loving Me" by Margaux Kent

    This is a book about unexpected shedding(s). Transformation. And about the time Søren, then 3, said "Mama, take your time loving me"

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $20,207 pledged
    • Funded

    Peg & Awl are one of our favorite Philly Flea vendors, and we love the concept of this innovative project.

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    Butter & Scotch: The Home Stretch! by Butter & Scotch

    Butter & Scotch: Brooklyn's first dessert & cocktail bar. One more time in case you didn't catch that: SWEETS & BOOZE!

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $51,618 pledged
    • Funded

    Like the Reese's of the Flea/Smorgasburg, Butter & Scotch is the combo of two longtime vendors, Kumquat Cupcakery and First Prize Pies, now together with a boozy new biz. Two, er, one of our faves!

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    The Potter and the RAM by Susannah Tisue

    I make sturdy, high-fired porcelain tableware with fine illustrations in my Brooklyn studio-- I'm looking to launch the RAM line!

    Successful!
    • 139% funded
    • $22,314 pledged
    • Funded

    Longtime awesome vendor Susannah's ceramics line has been a big hit since SKT started at the Flea a few years ago. Help her sweet biz take a big next step.

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    HUDSON VALLEY CHARCUTERIE KITCHEN at RAVEN & BOAR FARM by Sather and Ruby Duke

    Hudson Valley Charcuterie's goal is to build a kitchen to produce small batch artisanal products on our farm from our own pigs.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $60,610 pledged
    • Funded

    Old Flea/Brooklyn friends now upstate treat their animals right and know how to cure their meat proper. Lend 'em a hand growing their biz!

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    Build a Taffy Factory in Brooklyn! by Marisa Wu

    Salty Road taffy is salty, sweet, chewy, delicious! Real salt water taffy flavored with natural ingredients and large grain sea salt!

    Successful!
    • 251% funded
    • $25,120 pledged
    • Funded

    Go Team Flea/Smorg! Salty Road pretty much launched at Smorgasburg in 2011, and we wish them luck stretching to the next level of success.

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    Hullabaloo Bookstore: Event Series by Michael de Zayas

    We are raising money for an event series at Hullabaloo, Crown Heights' first bookstore!

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $18,421 pledged
    • Funded

    The folks at Little Zelda are longtime Flea friends, as well as future neighbors of our new beer hall/food court around the corner on Bergen Street. We can never have enough bookstores!

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    Short Stack Editions (Vol. 1 - 3) by Nick Fauchald

    Short Stack is a small-format publication about inspiring ingredients and recipes, created by the food world's brightest talents.

    Successful!
    • 185% funded
    • $92,672 pledged
    • Funded

    We're big fans of doing things right and innovatively, and these kids fit the bill. High hopes for this series!

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    Save the Coney Island Mermaid from Extinction! by Coney Island USA

    The nation's largest art parade may have been flooded, but it's not washed away!

    Successful!
    • 117% funded
    • $117,365 pledged
    • Funded

    We're longtime hardcore Mermaid fans. Do what you can to save this institution of insanity from sleeping with the fishes.

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    NYC Teens to Launch Summer Traveling Film Festival by Reel Works Teen Filmmaking

    This Summer, we plan to take teen filmmakers from Brooklyn on tour to share their stories and empower youth to inspire positive action.

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $11,061 pledged
    • Funded

    Love this teen filmmaking organization, who tell stories like you've never seen. Help 'em share Brooklyn with the world.

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    ONE Spark, ONE Light, ONE Candle: A New Collection by Wick+Wax

    A candle collection inspired by the American democracy. Created to stir action, thought and debate, and still stimulate the senses.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $1,531 pledged
    • Funded

    Vote-ive candles anyone? This gal's got a sharp eye and a cool take on crafts.

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    Northside Town Hall Community and Cultural Center by Northside Town Hall

    Two Brooklyn neighborhoods are working to convert a shuttered firehouse into a one-of-a-kind center for art and community service.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $20,053 pledged
    • Funded

    We support this grassroots project because it unites all facets of the North Brooklyn community, and also repurposes a neighborhood asset (a closed firehouse). Very much in the spirit of the Williamsburg/Greenpoint we've known and loved for decades.

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    The Newtown Creek Armada by The Newtown Creek Armada

    The Newtown Creek Armada is a public art installation, creating a boat pond on one of the USA's most polluted bodies of water.

    Successful!
    • 131% funded
    • $3,955 pledged
    • Funded

    We've been proponents of transforming Newtown Creek from an eyesore to an asset for Brooklyn (and Queens) for years now. This is a cool creative step in the right direction.

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    A Photography Book About Vinyl Collectors - Dust & Grooves. by Eilon

    Dust & Grooves is a photo and interview project documenting vinyl collectors in their most intimate environment: their record room.

    Successful!
    • 153% funded
    • $41,375 pledged
    • Funded

    What would the Flea be without vinyl? For us personally: not as awesome. Anything that loves up the LP gets our support, especially when they're Brooklyn folks.

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    FREEFORM OR DEATH, a documentary about WFMU by Tim K Smith

    Help us share the story of New Jersey’s WFMU, the world’s longest-running freeform radio station, in its fight to stay alive.

    Successful!
    • 163% funded
    • $81,639 pledged
    • Funded

    Our longtime favorite freeform radio station WFMU is only listener-supported and only awesome musically. We support our roots!

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    Electric Signs by Alice Arnold

    ELECTRIC SIGNS is a poetic and timely documentary about signs, screens and the urban environment. The film examines our public spaces,

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $6,241 pledged
    • Funded

    Alice is a longtime Flea friend who's one of the most innovative photographers in the sociopolitical realm of how art and public space interact. She's a New Yorker with a global perspective. This is a cool one!

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    Howler: A Magazine About Soccer by George Quraishi

    A big, glossy publication with distinctive, original writing and art about soccer that will come out four times per year.

    Successful!
    • 138% funded
    • $69,001 pledged
    • Funded

    Serious folks working on a real live print magazine and having fun do it. Plus, football! Love it.

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    Greetings from Coney Island (a story told via your mailbox!) by Gyda Arber

    A series of handwritten postcards and letters from the past arrive in your mailbox, addressed to YOU!

    Successful!
    • 182% funded
    • $6,396 pledged
    • Funded

    A super-cute project that rejuvenates one of the most iconic slices of Brooklyn nostalgia. Nice one!

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    Roger That, Garden Project by Emily Bell Dinan

    Turning an empty lot into a botanic refuge. Help us buy plants, lumber, and tools to grow food and flowers.

    Successful!
    • 155% funded
    • $3,115 pledged
    • Funded

    We love how many innovative urban-garden projects are happening all over the borough. They all deserve our support.

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    Forage Kitchen by Iso Rabins

    Forage Kitchen is the first Co-working space for food. A hub for the Bay Area food community, and a home for artisan food makers.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $156,502 pledged
    • Funded

    Kindred souls on the left coast helping local food businesses graduate to the next level in their evolution. We're all for that!

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    PHOTOVILLE - coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park - June 22/July 1 by United Photo Industries

    Photoville is a unique photo village built from shipping containers in the heart of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Help us make it a FREE event!

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $31,090 pledged
    • Funded

    This is a cool one, and right in our backyard here at Flea HQ in Dumbo. Help make the world's greatest park even better.

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    Bring Fat Kids, Imposters, and Skaters to Rooftop by Rooftop Films

    Support Rooftop Films and sign up for a membership and get in free to all 45 Summer Series screenings!

    Successful!
    • 112% funded
    • $11,254 pledged
    • Funded

    We're longtime fans of this perfect NYC pasttime. Action!

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    Brooklyn Grange Apiary Project by Brooklyn Grange

    New York City's largest apiary, which will have over 25 bee hives and produce more than 1,000lbs of honey each year.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $22,308 pledged
    • Funded

    The Grange folks are Smorgasburg vendors and world-class urban rooftop farmers. If anyone is sweet enough to make perfect Brooklyn honey, it's Farmer Ben and his ragtag crew. Every drop counts!

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    InDigest: Poetry, Stories, Podcasts, Broadsides, and more by Dustin Luke Nelson

    InDigest, an online lit mag, offers podcasts, blogs, digital broadsides, and more. It's outgrown its home, and needs a new one.

    Successful!
    • 127% funded
    • $2,543 pledged
    • Funded

    We like this local literary mag, which you can find in print form at the excellent Berl's Poetry Shop Flea booth most weekends. Go team!

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    DETROPIA - We're Releasing our Doc Independently by Loki Films

    DETROPIA features Detroiters who refuse to leave the building, even as the flames rise. An engrossing and essential cinematic tapestry.

    Successful!
    • 118% funded
    • $71,262 pledged
    • Funded

    We just got back from The D and were inspired by the community organizing, urban agriculture, and entrepreneurial spirit. Like Brooklyn but different! This is an interesting slice of this once and future great city.

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    The Garbage-Men Head to NYC to Play in Times Square by Anne Derwent

    The Garbage-Men have been invited to play in Times Square and are working to raise the funding for airfare from Sarasota, FL.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $2,045 pledged
    • Funded

    This project is just so cute we had to include it! Who knows, maybe they'll end up playing at the Flea.