|Minneapolis Farmers' Market on Nicollet Mall by Jason Riedy|
|Coming to a parking lot near you--but with clothes and furniture, not food.|
"We had a lot of neighborhood people that were involved in it and thought it was a fantastic idea," Shane says. But one neighbor called the city to complain about traffic, and Monday morning, a city inspector told Shane that his flea idea wasn't legal.
"I thought it was ridiculous in this day and age. I even joked with the inspectors, do I have to go buy a couple of dozen eggs and call it a farmers' market?" Shane says. "A flea market gives the little businesses like us a chance to actually do something."
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