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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-09-11 12:39 PM
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Expanded hours bear fruit for Eastern Market
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from the Detroit Free Press:

Five weeks into its pilot season, Detroit Eastern Market Tuesdays is far exceeding market officials' expectations, attracting an estimated 3,000 shoppers a week and enough interest from vendors to start a waiting list for stalls.

Market president Dan Carmody said he had expected 1,500-2,000 shoppers a week. But he hadn't foreseen the Tuesday market succeeding, in part, because it's not like Saturday's.

"There's a funny angle to this. It was staring us right in the face, but we didn't recognize it," Carmody said. "The Saturday market is all hustle and bustle and really unique in all of North America. But there are a lot of people who think it's too much hustle and bustle.

"They think the Tuesday market has more of a neighborhood feel -- and that it's easier to get into and out of." ..........(more)

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