YOU TOOL: Alice Supply Co. peddles 20" toolboxes that sport modish patterns, from bright green and orange, to wood veneer, to sherbet-colored stripes to a camouflage pattern -- so nobody'll see you fail to fix the faucet. Alice stocks fashion-friendly and technicolor dust pans, buckets, brushes and brooms, too.
Available at Elizabeth Grace, 2438 N. Clark St, at Arlington; 773.477.9830 or online at www.alicesupplyco.com
MARKET MUST-HAVES: Polish up your gavel skillz; Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
is having another Marketplace sale with heaps of original artwork and photos, furniture, trunks and garden accessories, hand-woven rugs, you name it.
August 16, starting at 11 a.m., or get there for the preview on Thursday, August 13 and Friday August 14 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday August 15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. www.lesliehindman.com
BETWEEN THE SHEETS: Ditch the Ambien
and get to the bed sale going on now at Haastens. You'll sleep like a baby. Certain models from super high-end mattresses (which rarely go on sale) are 30 percent off.
Last day to get these sweet deals is Saturday. Hästens’s 430 N. Wells; 312 527 5337
THRIFTY FINDS: Get a few more summer duds before the snow rolls in – and get a helluva deal. This weekend Great Find thrift store in Lakeview is celebrating its one year anniversary, which means 50 percent off summer duds from brands like J. Crew
August 15-16 at Great Find; 2919 N Clark St, at Oakdale Ave; 773-698-6899
STACKED: The ultimate sample sale is going on this weekend hosted by Beta Boutique
. It’s called the Stacked Rack Sample and Overstock sale, and it features 40 to 90 percent off thousands of designer pieces for men and women. Pieces start at just $5 and everything is under $150.
Saturday, August 15th (10am – 6pm) and Sunday, August 16th (12pm – 5pm) 651 W Diversey Pkwy, just west of Clark and Broadway; 773.276.0905