(Seen on a street beside Fairfax High School on L.A.)
Los Angeles is a sprawling mega-city I’ve had the privilege of getting to know in the last four years. I certainly don’t have the city conquered, but I’m not afraid to drive the freeways, and I’ve developed a sense of my favorite spots.
If I find myself in L.A. County on any given Sunday, then the Melrose Trading Post is a must-stop. This weekly outdoor flea market has an eclectic mix of vintage and repurposed, artsy, funky, plain ole weird and wonderful.
The Melrose Trading Post is in the courtyard of Fairfax High, and I appreciate the easy parking in the surrounding residential neighborhood, the cheap burritos and ample picnic tables, and the flush toilets!
But even without these creature comforts, the Melrose Trading Post would be a must because of the treasures I consistently find there:
I never know what I’ll see at the Melrose Trading Post, and that’s the fun! I love the treasure hunt.