union square greenmarket, new york city, www.pps.org/gps_new/union-overview.html, www.unionsquarejournal.com/greenmarket.htm
the italian market, philadelphia, philadelphia.msn.citysearch.com/e/v/phipa/0016/85/31
pike place market, seattle, www.pikeplacemarket.org
reading terminal market, philadelphia, www.readingterminalmarket.org
red stick farmers market, baton rouge, louisiana, www.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets/states/louisian.htm
river market, little rock, arkansas, www.downtownlittlerock.com/48_features_rivermarket.html, www.littlerock.com/discover/river_market.html -
chicago's new maxwell street market
the market starts at the intersection of canal street and roosevelt road, and it's open every sunday from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. you can take a cab from any hotel, take public transit, or drive. here are the details, and you can also visit www.ci.chi.il.us/consumerservices/maxwellstreetdirections.html.
public transit from michigan avenue hotels
the michigan avenue no. 3 bus connects with the roosevelt road no. 12 bus. or take the train's red line to the roosevelt road stop and connect to the no. 12 bus. you can also walk from the train station; it's about 1/4 mile.
from the northside
take the kennedy expressway, which leads to the dan ryan expressway, and exit at no. 52a, taylor street/roosevelt road. at the second traffic light, turn left (east) onto roosevelt road. at the third traffic light, turn right onto clinton street for parking at the rear of dominick's food store. parking costs $3.
from the southside