The Wynwood market is back and bigger than ever


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After a year of silence, the Wynwood Marketplace is ready for its grand opening. When re-launched on Thursday, March 4, the 75,000-square-foot outdoor oasis will accommodate a wide range of vendors, from boutique clothing, succulent plants and household goods to shops and psychic counselors.

Javi Zayas, executive director of Swarm’s event agency, which manages the Wynwood Marketplace, says the venue is – which was originally launched in 2016, but closed in February 2020 for issuing permits – was re-invented and reconfigured keeping in mind the “new normal”.

“After we were closed for a full year, we had plenty of time to rename the property,” Zayas says New Times. “Now it will be a place for all the cocktails, food, music, culture and shopping.”

In addition to a number of on-site vendors, the market also features Deck, an occasional indoor / outdoor bar with a garden overlooking the busy Northwest Second Avenue, which offers live music and DJs.

The best part, Zayas explains, will be a hundred tables – available only by booking Resy – where guests will have enough space to eat, drink or even dance.

The new bar program, with compliments from Swarm beverage director Ashley Ermus, brings a number of new cocktails, including a spicy guava margarita made from tequila, orange, fresh guava, fresh lime and jalapeño ($ 13). Daily special offers include beer cans ($ 30) and special 60-ounce cocktail boxes ($ 49).

To soak up that booze, La Picaña Grill, an on-site kitchen, will serve it as truck-style food. Items range from choripan (a sandwich with chorizo ​​in the Argentine style) and arepa stuffed with pican, to baby ribs ($ 13 to $ 15) and a variety of taco preparations served in three to order ($ 15 to $ 17.50).

From March 6, Swarm will launch a program to support local artists; each weekend the market will host up to a dozen local artists, while supplying them with materials and free space to exhibit and sell their artwork. Conceived as a combination of an art installation and selfie / photo sharing options on social media, it is recognizable by the Instagrammable sign that reads “I love Wynwood”.

“The long journey has been to reopen the Wynwood market,” Zayas says. “We wanted to be extremely careful given the current climate and make sure we redecorate the place to best suit the open and open environment that the community demands.

“It’s an amazing feeling when you can get hundreds of people back to work and allow many families to thrive from the job opportunities created by the Wynwood Marketplace.”

Wynwood Marketplace. 2250 Northwest Second Ave., Miami; wynwood-marketplace.com.

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