Posts tagged "Shopping"

8 Christmas gifts for people who don't need more stuff

8 Christmas gifts for people who don't need more stuff
What is the perfect Christmas gift for the person who doesn’t need anything? There are certainly people in need for whom new things are a luxury, but many of us have plenty of stuff, in some cases more stuff than we can keep organized already. The idealistic solution for those who really want more stuff would be... Read more »

The final Black Friday sales

People used to live here. It was a nice neighborhood. Now it is ruins. There used to be a thing called Black Friday. On the day after Thanksgiving, stores would have big sales. Some stores opened super early in the morning with special early bird prices. People lined up outside the doors waiting to get... Read more »

10 ways to get the most out of Black Friday

10 ways to get the most out of Black Friday
I was a Black Friday shopper for many years. I’d get up early (but not doorbustingly early) then revel in the hustle-bustle of the official start of the Christmas shopping season. Oh, and I’d buy a lot of stuff. A lot of stuff. Then I realized that I wouldn’t have bought many of the things... Read more »
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Galleria in Evanston Grand Opening Event April 12

Tracey Capone Photography
In December I wrote that the Andersonville Galleria had opened a pop-up shop in Evanston. (See the original post here.) That was their second year doing a holiday pop-up shop, and now the Andersonville Galleria has opened a regular store in Evanston at the site of its former pop-up. The official grand opening of the... Read more »

Andersonville Galleria Pop Up in Evanston

The pop up version of the Andersonville Galleria is located at 1627 Sherman Avenue in Evanston and will be open through December 31.
I am a fan of the Andersonville Galleria for all the unique, handmade goods they sell. The Galleria was one of the places I included in my list of places to shop in Edgewater and Andersonville, and I was thrilled to see that they also have a pop up shop in Evanston this holiday season. I first... Read more »

List 19: Shop Local in Edgewater/Andersonville This Holiday Season

List 19: Shop Local in Edgewater/Andersonville This Holiday Season
Support small businesses by shopping locally for your holiday gifts. When you shop local you can find unique gifts instead of whatever thing all the big box stores and major online sites are shilling, plus you help to keep your community vibrant. Below are just some of the stores in Edgewater and Andersonville that have... Read more »
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Two Unique Shopping Events in Edgewater this Weekend

Two Unique Shopping Events in Edgewater this Weekend
There are two big shopping events happening in Edgewater this weekend. Both are perfect ways to jump start your holiday shopping or pick up something fun for yourself. Chicago Craft Mafia’s DIY Trunk Show Broadway Armory, 5917 North Broadway Street Saturday, November 17 from 10 AM to 5 PM Free Admission This is not your... Read more »