In addition to inexpensive jewelry, the market also hosts independent designers, including Shobha Ohal, and Leah Sturgis. If you like cool, unique jewelry, please check them out!
If you look hard enough you can even find fortune-tellers!
One of the produce stands has the coolest little vintage cash register. It still works, too! Probably because they don't let anybody touch it.
Peek a boo!
Eastern Market has its own stop on the Blue and Orange Metro lines. Even if flea markets aren't really your jam, this is still a really cool area with great restaurants, including my favorite French place, a little bistro called Montmartre. I can't really describe how good the food is there, so this will have to suffice:
Does your city have an Eastern Market equivalent? What are your favorite weekend activities?