Oct 27, 2006: Holiday Shopping Wonderland

THE 2006 DOWNTOWN DC HOLIDAY MARKET
AT 7TH AND F STREET

October 26, 2006- This holiday season satisfy your gift needs at the 2006 Downtown Holiday Market.

Produced in partnership with the Downtown DC BID and Diverse Markets Management (DMM), comprised primarily of Flea Market at Eastern Market management, the Downtown Holiday Market will bring a unique seasonal shopping experience to the heart of Downtown from December 11 through December 22.

For 12 delightful days from Noon to 7:00 pm, the sidewalk on F Street between 7th and 8th in front of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture will be transformed into a marketplace of local artisans selling a diverse array of goods including: art, crafts, jewelry, textiles, photography, pottery, clothing, prepared food and other high quality gift items.

Need we say more? Make your list, check it twice and bring it to the Downtown Holiday Market.

"At the steps of the National Portrait Gallery and right across the street from Verizon Center, it’s the perfect location to develop an outdoor holiday market that will eventually rival the best in Europe," said Mike Berman, DMM director.

Interested in participating? Click here to download more details and the exhibitor application.
For more information, visit DiverseMarkets.net or contact Diverse Markets Management at 202- 543-3370. Downtown Holiday Market

NEW FEATURED EXHIBITOR, JOHN-LOUIS MONFRAIX

Photographer Jean-Louis Monfraix is the newest Featured Exhibitor at EasternMarket.net.

Jean-Louis has a passion for observing and photographing his "view of life." As he says, “The purpose of my photographs is to showcase the beauty of the natural world in living color, as viewed through my eyes. This 'View of Life' is about being there, and being aware.”

Jean-Louis' first book, Washington, D.C.: Wonder and Light, was published in June of 2006 by Mountain Trail Press and is currently available in most Washington, D.C., area bookstores as well as BarnesandNoble.com and Amazon.com. Many of Jean-Louis’ photographs, especially his Washington, D.C., images, can be viewed on his web site: www.JLMview.com.

Signed, fine art prints of Jean-Louis’ photographs, as well as his book, can be purchased by visiting his booth across from the historic Eastern Market every weekend year-round or by contacting the artist directly.

EASTERN MARKET NAMED "BEST PLACE TO TAKE OUT-OF-TOWNERS"
WINS A "BEST BETS" AWARD

WashingtonPost.com voters recently elected Eastern Market the "Best Place To Take Out-of-Towners" in its 5th annual Readers' Choice Best Bets poll.

The award was accepted by EasternMarket.net Owner Tom Rall, accompanied by his wife, Debi Tucker, at an Arlington reception earlier this month. "It was no surprise to me that Eastern Market ranked ahead of more famous attractions such as The National Mall and Smithsonian Museums", Rall said. Read the site's City Guide review