Shopping in Northwest

Half Off FIT Radio Subscription

FIT Radio

Online Deal

$35.88 $18

DJ-curated, high-energy playlists motivate workouts; compatible with Android and iOS smartphones

85% Off Online App-Design Course

EwB

Online Deal

$465 $69

12 months of access to a self-guided app design course compiled by No. 1 app designer Chris Stevens with 15+ hours of learning material

Up to 79% Off Prints from Canvas On Demand

Canvas on Demand

Online Deal

$126.95 $29.99

16”x20” textured artist canvas is gallery wrapped with prints of personal images and touched up with a professional photorealistic finish

Customized iPhone or Samsung Galaxy Case

MyCustomCase.com

Online Deal

$45 $20

Outfit your iPhone, iPad, iPod or Samsung Galaxy with a cover featuring an uploaded photo or your name or initials on exclusive designs

$15 for $45 Worth of Personalized Cases or Stationery

Paper Concierge

Online Deal

$45 $15

Browse art or photos and search for bold, modern patterns and fun designs to personalize with text and colors

44% Off Adult Toys from AdamandEve.com

AdamandEve.com

Online Deal

$45 $25

Trusted supplier of adult toys and accessories for more than 4 decades; discreet shipping arrives with 3 complimentary DVDs and mystery gift

Customized Collage Blanket from Collage.com

Collage.com

Online Deal

$109.99 $39.99

Soft and durable fleece blanket customized with a collage pattern of your choosing and finished with personal photos

52% Off from KINGS eLiquid & eCigarette

KINGS eLiquid & eCigarette

Online Deal

$48 $23

Stop smoking with the help of e-liquids and e-cigarette starter kits, which come with a rechargeable battery and carrying case

47% Off Products

GameCorner

Rockford

$15 $8

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 50% Off Electronics and iPhone Repair

Bisconti Computers Inc

Rockford

$40 $20

Repair of jacks, cracked screens, and other damages gives smartphones a new lease on life

57% Off Assorted Bundles of Fireworks 

Phantom Fireworks

Beloit

$69.99 $30

Light up the sky with bundles of fireworks packed with rockets, Roman candles, firecrackers, aerial repeaters, and ground blooms

44% Off Basic Bicycle Tune-up

2 Rivers Bicycle And Outdoor

Fort Atkinson

$50 $28

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

40% Off Wine at Vetro Winery Store

Vetro Winery Store

Jefferson

$25 $15

Family vineyard produces proprietary wines that include reds, whites, semi-sweets, and a unique wine-and-slushie mix

53% Off Vitamins and Specialty Foods

Apple Wellness

Fitchburg

$40 $19

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Vitamins and performance supplements line shelves alongside natural foods ranging from bulk grains to gluten- and dairy-free options

50% Off Mattresses

Luxss

On Location

$100 $50

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off Smartphone Battery Replacement

Batteries Plus Bulbs

Multiple Locations

$59.99 $29.99

Technicians replace sapped batteries for a variety of popular smartphones

50% Off Verizon Products at Verizon - Mobile Generation

Verizon - Mobile Generation

Hilldale Mall

$50 $25

Verizon Wireless retailer promotes conversation with smartphones on 4G LTE network and accessories

Up to 52% Off Used Books at Elgin Books and Coffee

Elgin Books and Coffee

Downtown Elgin

$20 $10

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More than 50,000 used books, including classics, collectibles, and hard-to-find titles

50% Off Apparel and Accessories at Caché

Cache

West Towne Mall

$50 $25

Day dresses, evening wear, and lifestyle separates sport eye-catching prints and rich colors, as well as demure neutral tones

Up to 85% Off at Discount Mattress

Discount Mattress

Multiple Locations

$100 $20

Mattress and box spring sets come in a variety of sizes and two firmness levels to increase comfort and back support

55% Off Custom Framing at Middleton Art & Framing

Middleton Art & Framing

Meadows

$110 $49

Framers match art to frames during design consultations & select from wood or metal frames, custom mattes & 5 types of UV-protection glass

Half Off Boat Rental from SkipperBud’s

SkipperBud's

Westport

$395 $199

Renters check in at the Lake Mendota marina before careening down the coastline aboard a fully fueled pontoon or ski boat

Up to 52% Off at Fox Valley Winery, Inc.

Fox Valley Winery, Inc.

Oswego

$28 $14

Extensive tour of the winemaking facilities ends with a tasting of five wines

Half Off E-Cigarette Supplies

D&S Tobacco N' More

Oswego

$40 $20

Electronic cigarette kits deliver puffs of flavorful vapor; nicotine without tar, smoke, or ash

47% Off Golf Apparel at Golfsmith

Golfsmith

Multiple Locations

$75 $40

Full-price men’s and ladies’ shirts, shorts, pants, outerwear, belts, socks, and headwear

$10 for Smartphone Accessories

Shadow Skins LLC

Bloomingdale

$20 $10

Outfit your smartphone with Shadow Glass screen protectors, vibrant skins, or bumpers

50% Off Weight-Loss Supplements

Elite nutrition

Multiple Locations

$190 $95

The Heat Stack supplements can help with weight loss

Play It Again Sports – Half Off Sports Gear

Play It Again Sports

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

High-quality gear from brands such as Under Armour and Wilson; gently used baseball mitts, soccer cleats, golf equipment, and accessories

Half Off Vitamins and Supplements

Capitol Nutrition

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Nutritional supplements, such as pre-exercise tablets and fish oil, bolster personal health and increase workout benefits

Up to 75% Off at Naperville Vacuums

Naperville Vacuums

Naperville

$100 $25

Experienced techs get vacuums in tip-top shape and provide loaner vacuums for added convenience, or they equip you with a brand new vacuum

The Body Shop – $20 for Skincare and Body Products

The Body Shop

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Bath and body products, skincare, cruelty free make-up and more made with ingredients from 25 international community fair-trade suppliers

Up to 56% Off Makeup at Amazing Cosmetics

Amazing Cosmetics

Libertyville

$50 $25

Award-winning makeup line with signature products used for TV and film and honored by Allure

Up to 50% Off Formal-Wear and Alterations

Seagull Studio Boutique

Dundee Point Shopping Center

$40 $20

Sleek formal-wear from Dave & Johnny, Morri Lee, and other designers; alterations repair and fit clothing for any occasion

Up to 62% Off at Eco Mattress Store

Eco Mattress Store

Eco Mattress Store

$190 $89

2 in. gel-infused memory-foam bed toppers; American-made organic bed sets that include a mattress, box spring, and frame

$10 for Used CDs & DVDs

Disc Replay

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Tens of thousands of used DVDs, CDs, video games, and used electronics guaranteed to work like new

Up to 51% Off Cell Phones and Accessories

Verizon Wireless Cellular Connection at Moorehead Communications

Multiple Locations

$90 $45

Verizon Wireless retailer promotes conversation with smartphones on 4G LTE network

75% Off Mattress Sets at Mattress Overstock

Mattress Overstock

Mattress Overstock Lombard

$200 $50

Large selection includes mattress sets from such brands as Southerland, Sealy and Stearns & Foster

Up to 48% Off Range Package or Pistol Class

Maxon Shooters Supplies and Indoor Range

Des Plaines

$120 $65

Range packages include gun and ammo rentals; classes cover safety fundamentals and shooting accuracy

Select Local Merchants

Just A Second stocks its cozy cottage with carefully chosen antiques, flea-market treasures, and more. Window displays highlighting the seasonally shifting wares welcome shoppers into an emporium of vintage housewares, furniture, and accessories that can provide homes with a hint of class without having to hire an aristocratic ghost. Prepare for a feast by stocking up on elegant stainless-steel serving dishes from Japan and Denmark ($4.50+) or delicate coffee cups ($3+). Past items have included old-timey desk accessories, such as a 1970s-inspired letter holder ($3.50). On sunny days, the patio springs to life with an array of garden accessories, where guests can sip sun tea as they browse outdoor décor, potted herbs, and flower bouquets branching from collectible vases. Just A Second is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

1710 North Main Street
Rockford,
IL
US

Bath and Body Fusion's owner, Jen Lancaster, thinks everyone should be able to enjoy spa-caliber pampering in the comfort of their own homes. That's why she crafts therapeutic, natural ingredients into bath-and-body products that turn regular bathing sessions into a sensory experience. Dead Sea–salt scrubs, bath bombs, and freshly made face masks are a few specialties. Customers can customize products with blends of scents such as Egyptian sandalwood, peach blossom, or an assortment of designer fragrances.

308 W State Street Suite 130
Rockford,
IL
US

Village Green Home and Garden provides domicile decoration for indoor and outdoor needs, stocking its showrooms with patio furniture, gardening supplies, and plants. Choose from an array of annuals and perennials so dizzying that even bumblebees must pay cartographers for flowerbed maps. Pluck a potted plant ($1.99–$49.99) for use on porch steps, garden paths, or heads during archery practice, or select hanging baskets ($19.99–$49.99) to sway alluringly in sweet spring breezes. Village Green also carries more than 200 varieties of roses to charm princesses and tango dancers and a vast array of varietals for sun and shade, ensuring that every lawn and garden can be studded with colorful, fragrant blooms.

2640 N Main St
Rockford,
IL
US

Signature service: Home Delivery
Established: Before 1950
Staff Size: 50+ people

The town of Rockford first started getting news in the pages of the Rockford Register Star back in 1855. The business blossomed over time and today the paper publishes daily, landing on the door steps of more than 50,000 homes and businesses. Writers and editors also supply the companion website with a constant stream of content, all of which is available to members along with the daily delivery of the paper. The paper focuses on local happenings, covering a mix of current events, crime, local politics, and momentous domestic announcements, such as weddings and the discovery of a house that can talk.

99 E State St
Rockford,
IL
US

Cultivating fair-trade artisanal relationships, Phoenix Traders imports clothing and accessories from around the world, including a cornucopian clothing selection ($15+ each) that lets wardrobe-enhancers step back into the pullover ponchos and synesthetic color swirls of the '60s and '70s. Warm up with handmade wool wear from South America or Nepal, or safely carry around an edition of How to Become President of the Moon in a retro purse ($15+). Customers can brighten the area around wrists and necks with fair-trade Nepali silver jewelry ($15+) or boost their carrying capabilities with a recycled silk bag.

215 7th St
Rockford,
IL
US

A sustainable and community-supported farm collective, First Hand Harvest packs up bushels of broccoli, bok choi, and other organic earth candies for herbivores seeking a locally grown alternative to the supermarket shelf. Three individual family farms combine their crops to deliver a large variety of vegetable options, so customers can expect a soil-grown surplus of greens, reds, and yellows in each weekly half-bushel box. As vegetable assortments are local and seasonal, customers can embrace the thrilling uncertainty of not knowing whether their box will contain arugula, brussels sprouts, or animatronic cucumbers. Most boxes will also contain a healthy cooking green, such as swiss chard or kale, along with recipes and suggestions for culinary pairings.

502 7th Street
Rockford,
IL
US