[First filed: Nov 12, 2010 @ 12:13]
Last night was the second Night Market held in Smiths Alternative Bookshop (Alinga St, Civic, in the Melbourne Building).
On all your behalves I went along to have a look.
Well, it’s kind of fun.
The crowd is mostly very pretty, very hip, very young women. And the boys who want to be in their vicinity.
Not being a hip young woman I can’t really speak to the merchandise that was on offer.
But I can say that sitting down at a table called Kerouac with a beer and watching proceedings was a delight.
Nothing quite sums the vibe of the place up quite as much as that at one point I noticed an attractive young woman 100 metres away wearing a long diaphanous dress and riding a bicycle.
“She’s coming here,” I said to a friend.
And she was.
The markets are intended to be held monthly, and I understand they’re open to more exhibitors. If you want to get hooked up I suggest making friends with the store on Facebook.