Boston Bizzare Oddity Market at Pop Allston

With my curiosity piqued through a Facebook post, last weekend I boarded the green line and headed to Allston village to check out the Boston Bizzare: Oddity Market at Pop Allston.   Pop Allston, for those who don’t know, is a community space that features a skatepark sponsored by Converse, a vintage market and DIY bike shop according to their website.  Although it’s only been open for a short while, from what I could tell, in my brief visit that was just the tip of the iceberg and PopAllston hosts a diverse roster of events including yoga, movie nights, shows and an upcoming oddity speakeasy.

Easy to find and easy to get to, Allston is still sort of nestled way out in left field so I don’t often end up there, but the words “oddity market” really grabbed me and I knew I had to go.  It was so much bigger and busier than I expected, and it had so much really interesting and cool stuff that it would be hard for me to describe the experience adequately which is why I’ve provided photographs.  Walking around I saw everything from Ouija boards to records to hand made jewelry to wall mounted stuffed animal heads, suffice it to say there was a little something for everyone.  If you weren’t able to make it to the market last weekend no worries, looking at the PopAllston calendar there are already more markets planned.