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Flatbush Caton Market – Caribbean Sidewalk Fete and Labor Day Shopping Event with Tropical Fete

Lisa Thompson
Lisa Thompson, September 13th, 2021

While 2020’s West Indian American Carnival was cancelled due to COVID-19, the Caribbean community within Flatbush kept the yearly tradition alive with a sidewalk fete, which included live steel pan players, Moko Jumbies (stilt walkers) and a live selector spinning Caribbean beats for the neighborhood to enjoy right outside of the Flatbush Caton Market. Caribbean flags and clothing were available for purchase from the myriad of small business micro entrepreneur vendors that operate out of FCM in preparation for the celebrations.

Media coverage surrounding the event below as seen in CBS, PIX11, News12 Brooklyn, BK Reader and Caribbean Life News:

CBS

PIX 11

News 12 Brooklyn

BK Reader

Caribbean Life News

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