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Rosaries, dominoes, Dove soap, and all sorts of sundries can be found for sale at the Outdoor Market Fair on the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

Flea market at the Coliseum

Don't call it a flea market, its proprietors say, but the new outdoor Market Fair in the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum does hark back to the days of booths, where tie-dyed T-shirts and handmade silver jewelry could be found on the cheap. Flea markets were plentiful on Long Island years ago, and for many, a favorite place to while away an afternoon. This one has vendors with merchandise both old and new -- from antiques and refurbished small furniture to new shoes, pocketbooks and clothing.

People check out all the offerings at the
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People check out all the offerings at the Outdoor Market Fair on the parking lot grounds of Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

Rosaries, dominoes, Dove soap, and all sorts of
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Rosaries, dominoes, Dove soap, and all sorts of sundries can be found for sale at the Outdoor Market Fair on the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

People check out the offerings at the Outdoor
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People check out the offerings at the Outdoor Market Fair in the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

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Ashley Benck from Central Islip holds ponies Smores,
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Ashley Benck from Central Islip holds ponies Smores, left, and Daisy, waiting to give rides to children, at the Outdoor Market Fair in the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

One of the food trucks at the Outdoor
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One of the food trucks at the Outdoor Market Fair on the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale is the Kona Ice stand. (May 26, 2013)

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People check out the offerings at the Outdoor Market Fair held in the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

Mike Hill sells clothes at the AMB Brands
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Mike Hill sells clothes at the AMB Brands stand at the Outdoor Market Fair held in the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

People check out all the offerings at the
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People check out all the offerings at the Outdoor Market Fair held in the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

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Patty Lee sells fruit at the Abelise Produce
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Patty Lee sells fruit at the Abelise Produce stand at the Outdoor Market Fair in the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

Whirly gigs are one of the many offerings
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Whirly gigs are one of the many offerings on sale at the Outdoor Market Fair held in the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

Flip flops are one of the many offerings
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Flip flops are one of the many offerings at the Outdoor Market Fair held in the parking lot of Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

People check out the offerings such as these
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People check out the offerings such as these watches at the Outdoor Market Fair in Nassau Coliseum's parking lot in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

Hassan Ali sells clothes at the Hit Wear
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Hassan Ali sells clothes at the Hit Wear Inc. stand, at a Market Square in Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 26, 2013)

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