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Jun 30, 2017

Why You Should Check Out NYC’s Chelsea Market

With thousands of things to see and do in Chelsea, New York City, even locals can’t hit them all. One destination you shouldn’t miss is Chelsea Market, home to an eclectic mix of food vendors, shops and tech hubs. Did you know that Chelsea Market was formerly a Nabisco factory, where the Oreo cookie was invented? Or that YouTube has a video production facility in the building? Here are our top five things to do in Chelsea Market.

1. Take a Stroll

First-timer? The best way to experience Chelsea Market in NYC is to take your time walking through the building, observing all the rustic-inspired sights and appetizing aromas. You’ll smell fresh bakeries, artisanal sandwich shops and worldly cuisines when strolling through this scenic space.

2. Artists & Fleas

Based out of Williamsburg, Brooklyn is Artists & Fleas. Check out their location near the 10th Avenue entrance of Chelsea Market. Featuring art and fashion from over 30 independent creators, Artists & Fleas sells authentic goods that support small business owners. Visit Artists & Fleas online to preview merchants and discover other NYC locations.

3. Chelsea Market Baskets

Find the perfect gift at Chelsea Market Baskets. Whether you’re looking for beautifully presented Belgian chocolates or a curated selection of Brooklyn’s finest treats, you’ll find it here. Need to send something special last minute? Chelsea Market Baskets offers same-day delivery service in Manhattan.

4. Love Lobster?

Check out The Lobster Place. From mouthwatering lobster rolls to their acclaimed sushi, enjoy the freshest seafood in Chelsea NYC. Other favorites include Littleneck and Topneck Clams as well as the Alaskan King Crab Legs. The Lobster Place Seafood Market is open Monday to Saturday, 9:30am to 9pm and Sundays, 10am to 8pm.

5. L’Art del Gelato

Cool down after a sizzling day in Chelsea with L’Arte del Gelato. Flavors are rotated monthly, with current offerings such as Milk Cream with Sour Cherry and Chocolate with Orange. This establishment also serves sorbets and gelato cakes!

Looking for more things to do in Chelsea, NYC?

Start off the day at one of these fantastic coffee shops in Chelsea, then enjoy an evening out at one of our top five Chelsea bars. Find a spot you love? Let us know by tweeting @FurnishedQ.

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