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Clean Sweep Flea Market: Meet the Vendors

Locals and visitors alike flocked to the San Bruno Flea Market at Commodore Park on Sunday for a day of browsing, buying, and hanging out.

was filled with local vendors and curious shoppers Sunday during the San Bruno Flea Market. San Bruno Patch took a visit to capture sights and sounds from the many vendors.

Nima Patel commented on why she enjoyed being a vendor at the flea markets."(When it comes to) items that you would usually cherish yourself but don't have any use for currently, it's good to see someone else take as much enjoyment in purchasing the item," Patel said. "That's the good thing about the flea market—you see your product go to somebody who sees it, enjoys it and puts it to use."

For Christina Merlini and her family, Sunday's was the second flea market that they have sold items at this summer. "We were selling at the flea market last month and this month and it has been great," Merlini said. "It's lots of business and it has been a great experience."

The Huie family also had a positive experience selling at the flea market. "Selling at the flea market has been good, especially now that the sun's out," Chester Huie said. "There are very nice people (shopping at the flea market)."

Donna Faber sold a variety of comic books and action figures from her personal collection at the flea market. "Sales have been modest," Faber said. "People are taking their money very seriously, but at the same time it's a lot of fun to be here and hang out with everybody. This is all my collection, so any money that I make is profit."

The last flea market of the summer will be held next month on Sunday, Sept. 18, at .

Donna L. Faber August 23, 2011 at 02:58 PM
What a great article and it's a hoot to see myself there! Don't worry, collectors! We'll be back in September at the San Bruno Park Flea Market, too ... Donna ❤
Stephen Dominguez September 08, 2011 at 05:27 PM
Thank you for sharing your collection with the community, Donna! We'll see you at the next flea market.

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