National Trend Pop Up and Shop Retail Comes to Queens Via Artist...

National Trend Pop Up and Shop Retail Comes to Queens Via Artist Market On Linden Blvd.


Queens, New York – A National Trend of PoP Up Shop Retail known as Pop –up- Store or Pop-up-Shop was first gained notoriety in the UK, Australia and Ireland. It is known as a popular trend of opening short-term sale spaces that started in the U.S. in Long Angeles. The brainchild of Pop-up-Shop Artist Market on Linden is local business which goes by the name of Innovate Creative Arts.

Temporary retail establishments date back to Vienna December markets in 1298. Big name brands have developed pop-up shops as part of their campaigns and have included companies such as Kate Spade, Guicci, Louis Vuitton, and Colette. Trends such as small business Saturday and shop local campaigns have given momentum to such campaign such as Pop-up-Shop On Linden.

Pop-up-Shop events have already shown a huge demand at the Artist Market On Linden, over 50 vendors have already participated, and vendor registration and consumer registration for the upcoming Pop-Up-Shops is available year round. We anticipate vendors and consumers will be lining up to participate in this national trend.

Pop-up-Shops retail locations provides customers a unique and new shopping experience and is being enjoyed by Americans and revitalizing local business corridors and helping to sustain and grow commercial business district such as Pop-Up-Shop On Linden in Southeast Queens, New York.

FREE ADMISSION: Promoting “Shop Small and Shop Local”.  “Shop Small and Shop Local is revitalizing commercial corridors in the Borough of Queens.  “Lonely Planet named Queens the No. 1 United States tourist destination of 2015. Shopping local promotes economic development and gives consumers the opportunity to enjoy hidden gems in their local neighborhoods and allow those seeking interesting things to do in NYC to venture to unique destination in the borough of Queens.” Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. –  LIAACC  is a member of the US Black Chambers, Inc.

Pop-Up-Shop Artist Market on linden has appeared on new sites such as , Times Ledger, and New York Trend Newspaper.

Meet the talented Artists and show you care about the Arts and purchase items for your Holiday Lists by shopping small and local.

Location: 198-20 Linden Blvd., St. Albans, NY  11412


DATES: Sun., Dec 17, 2017    1pm – 9pm and Sat.,  Dec. 23, 2017    3pm – 9pm

Consumers may RSVP for attendance by emailing

Vendors from around the country are encouraged to email us at to get on the list for this unique experience, and consumers looking for a unique shopping experience are both encouraged to email us at

Don’t forget to visit  to view the entire calendar of events for upcoming programs and activities!

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Phil Andrews is the current President of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) and President-Emeritus of Black Public Relations Society-New York. He is also the Past President of the 100 Black Men of Long Island having served two terms as President. The 100 Black Men of LI was Founded in 1974 and is the second oldest chapter of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. "The 100" serves as an international coalition focused on creating educational opportunities, promoting economic empowerment, addressing health disparities and creating positive mentoring relationships. As founder of of P.A. Public Relations Company, Phil has been afforded the privilege to serve as Public Relations Director for a myriad of companies, community initiatives and professional organizations. Andrews' business acumen is often sought after by organizations that host major events, benefits and fundraisers. Mr. Andrews’s current leadership at the Long Island African American Chamber is spearheading LIAACC to become the largest African American Chamber of Commerce in New York State. The chamber currently serves the four counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings.