Cjala Surratt, the owner of the Black Citizens Brigade, a curated vintage clothing store, pauses for a moment after packing up her clothing at the end of “Shop Small Sunday” on May 21 outside Salt City Market, 484 S. Salina St. in Syracuse.
The event celebrated Central New York small businesses and featured 70 vendors, including antique dealers, vintage curators, not-for-profit organizations and handmade artisans. Live music, as well as food and beverages inside the market, were also featured. The event was hosted by Wildflowers Armory, Black Artist Collective and Bank Alley Social Club.
Upcoming Shop Small Sunday events include Father’s Day (June 18) and July 23.
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