This Mexican folk art marketplace has been a fixture on East 3rd Street in the East Village for 22 years. However, currently until November, the brick and mortar will only be open on weekends while the team runs a pop-up at Chelsea Market over the next few months. Open until Día de Los Muertos (Nov 1) this year, shop at La Sirena’s (which is Spanish for mermaid) newest locale for vibrant and gorgeous museum-quality goods while knowing it not only helps a legendary NYC small business, but also Mexican folk art and artisans from various regions of Mexico. Owner Dina Leor, who is Argentine American, features exclusive handmade items including traditional pottery, clothing, textiles, and more.
How to support: Visit the pop-up at Chelsea Market, shop online, or donate directly to La Sirena’s GoFundMe to help the small business along with Mexican artisans and makers.