greewich-village-coc.JPGGVCCC shop local initiative aims at showcasing local merchants in the vibrant neighborhood of Chelsea New York, N.Y. - The Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce is excited to introduce the fall, Chelsea Bazaar, an indoor event bringing the best of New York's myriad businesses to Chelsea for a one-day event on Saturday, October 20th from 11am to 6pm at the gorgeous Altman Building on 135 W. 18th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenue. The dual-floor bazaar will feature vendors on the ground level, a full day of free fitness classes provided by the McBurney YMCA, health screenings by North Shore LIJ - Lenox Hill and all day trick-or-treating for the kids! We are very excited for the opportunity to share the unique taste, design, fitness, food and retail headliners. The Chelsea Bazaar is again expected to be a huge success and we look forward to it becoming a neighborhood staple, bringing local merchants and patrons together for many seasons. "The McBurney YMCA is pleased to again partner with the GVCCC to enhance our community. The Y's participation in the inaugural , mid-2012 event was such a success that we are again joining with the Chamber in the Fall 2012 event. Says Senior Executive Director John Rappaport, "As a member of the GVCCC, the YMCA is helping to fulfill our mission, and enhance the benefits to our amazing community." We ask you to come join us for this festivity. The event is free, but if you preregister you will receive a free gift. Preregister here: http://thechelseabazaar.eventbrite.com/ The following vendors will be showcased: Arango-Villa Designs, Bitter & Esters, City Winery, Divine Destiny Accesories, DNAinfo.com New York Green Mountain Energy, Jazz Brownies, MAIZURU Eco-Luxury Stationery, Molly Rose Post Jewelry North Shore-LIJ Health System Foundation, Nuran Fiber Art, Palma Soho, Pauletta Brooks Wearable Art, Suds and the City Soap, The Meadow, The Teaologist, Unlock a Secret, Vaute Couture, Bank of America, Dazzle Me!, Clean Plates, Reason Clothing, Bite Size Kitchen, Olo Acupuncture, Dani Rose, Mac Truck, the McBurney YMCA and more!

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Contact: Tom Gray / 646.470.1773 or Tom@villagechelsea.com