by Maartje Van Den Noort, As Told To Gisela Williams
“I buy some of the fabrics I use in my lanterns at our neighborhood outdoor market. There’s a real Amsterdam atmosphere here, and you can buy anything from $1 underwear and shampoo to fruits and flowers.” Dapperstraat 279, 31/(0) 20-694-7495, dappermarkt.nl. Market hours: Monday–Saturday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
This story appeared in the May/June 2011 issue. See all of Maartje van den Noort’s favorite places in East Amsterdam.