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Storecasting: The Unique Los Angeles Bazaar Returns to Downtown LA

A booth at December's Unique Los Angeles.  Photo via the <a href="">LA Weekly</a>
A booth at December's Unique Los Angeles. Photo via the LA Weekly

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Flea markets seem like an especially good idea right about now. They're cheap, they're simple, and they're local—all good things in the middle of a nationwide recession. Unique Los Angeles knows this, and that's why they're bringing back their holiday market to 110 E. 9th Street starting a week from tomorrow. The bazaar's 275 vendors, most of them LA-based, carry everything from dresses to organic pillows to stationary, and their prices all run below retail. Says the founder, Sonja Rasula, in the LAT: "I want to create a mall where all the shoppers are getting deals and all the designers are making money." Everybody wins May 2nd and 3rd from 11am to 7pm on Saturday and 11 to 5 on Sunday.
· Unique Los Angeles bazaar returns with hundreds of vendors [LAT]
· Unique Los Angeles [Official Site]