Shopping in Round Lake

Up to 51% Off Cell Phone Repairs, Accessories, or Customization

McHenry

$40 $20

Phone specialists customize phone exteriors, fix issues, and stock new USB cables and other useful add-ons

Half Off Protective Phone Films at Clear Coat

Gurnee Mills

$30 $15

A clear film, a thin, textured skin, or a color-shifting film protects phones and electronics from scratches without adding any bulk

Up to 51% Off Cell Phones and Accessories

Multiple Locations

$90 $45

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

Up to 62% Off at 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

Up to $100 Off Hulk Hogan Signing Event

RAM Restaurant

$229 $159

VIP packages include a pre-signed Hulk Hogan t-shirt or 16" x 20" and a photo op with the pro wrestling icon

50% Off Apparel at Romantika Lingerie

Wheeling

$60 $30

European underwear, lingerie, and intimate apparel such as bras, boy shorts, and chemises from brands such as Stella, Beaute, and Lucia

50% Off Weight-Loss Supplements

Multiple Locations

$190 $95

The Heat Stack supplements can help with weight loss

Play It Again Sports – Half Off Sports Gear

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

Up to 65% Off Videotape-to-DVD Conversion

Northbrook

$100 $39

Technicians digitize videotapes up to two hours long and transfer them to DVDs

Up to 85% Off at 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

$50 Toward Phones and Accessories at Wireless Zone

Schaumburg

$50 $25

Verizon-supported cell phones, tablets, and accessories from brands such as Samsung and BlackBerry

Half Off Phone Repairs or Accessories

Elgin Mall

$50 $25

Capable technicians go to work repairing smartphones and cell phones

Up to 52% Off Used Books at 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

49% Off

Glenview

$35 $18

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

Up to 60% Off Wine-Tasting Parties at WineStyles

Glenview

$30 $15

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Certified wine specialists lead groups through five different varietals, offering samples of each as they discuss proper tasting etiquette

Up to 70 % Off Blood Testing

Park Ridge

$180 $59

Blood tests help patients learn about their current health and any dog allergies in a lab offering convenient late hours and weekend hours

$10 for Smartphone Accessories

Bloomingdale

$20 $10

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

$10 for Used Popular Books, Textbooks, Music, and Movies

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

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Used popular books and textbooks, CDs, and movies on DVD

Up to 67% Off Music Lessons or Instrument

Northfield

$150 $49

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Music instructors help students develop guitar, bass, drums, piano, or vocal skills in 30-minute private lessons focused on learning and fun

Up to 53% Off 30-Minute Private Music Lessons

Villa Park

$48 $24

(5)

Professional music teachers school students in guitar, bass, mandolin, ukulele, banjo, drums, piano, and vocals during 30-minute sessions

Select Local Merchants

Green thumbs gain inspiration from garden furnishings and decorative wrought-iron pieces stockpiled inside Ingrid’s Secret Garden. Mini roses, indoor bulb arrangements, and topiaries bloom as shoppers peruse eco-friendly gardening accessories and organic products including pottery and planters, gardening tools, and organic teas and spices. A selection of ornate birdhouses sport curved balconies, miniature french doors, and other decorative flourishes to welcome chirping birds and garden fairies discussing which mythical crew member of the Dawn Treader is the cutest. Once customers have inspected the indoor inventory, they can follow the path behind the family-owned shop and discover a Tudor-style greenhouse packed with hanging baskets, annuals, and other vibrant plants.

16 W Belvidere Rd
Hainesville,
IL
US

The International Star Registry outfits customers with gifts not found on this planet. Literally. The company, which since 1979 has named stars for millions of recipients worldwide, including celebrities, dignitaries, and royalty, allows customers to name a star after themselves, a family member, loved one, or co-worker. With information in hand, they publish it in Your Place in the Cosmos for registration in the U.S. Copyright Office. Individuals whose names served as the inspiration also receive a custom package that contains a certificate proclaiming the star's name, a booklet on celestial bodies, and a sky chart that shows the star's coordinates, saving them from having to tether it to a fence post for future findings.

34523 N Wilson Rd
Ingleside,
IL
US

Size is no object at SkipperBud's, where all forms of aquatic fun line their shelves, from water-wings on up to yachts. Though the shop doesn't actually line the walls with multi-ton vessels, it does store smaller recreational vehicles in dry stack, pulling entire boats off high shelves with an enormous, specially outfitted forklift. Inside the store proper, staff keeps neat displays of more conventionally-sized gear, including watersporting apparel such as skis and life vests to boating accessories, such as anchors and bumper stickers to slap on the bottom of a ship's hull that say, "If you can read this, you are a really smart fish."

To keep boaters covered in the office, SkipperBud's deals in a variety of storage and maintenance packages. They shield private vessels from the elements during winter months in vast warehouses, and perform tune-ups and major repairs to engines and fiberglass hulls.

31535 North US Highway 12
Lakemoor,
IL
US

When Chicagoans think of the Glunz name, they think of a good drink. It's hard not to when the family has been active in the wine business in the Chicago-area since 1888. In 1992, the family formed Glunz Family Winery & Cellars, a winery based in their hometown of Grayslake.

In the 20 years since that decision, they have created a roster of elegant table wine, fortified wine, specialty seasonal wine, and reserve wine, which includes chardonnay, pinot noir, and a zinfandel blend. They age their tawny port in specialty barrels for 10 years and isolate the sweetness of more than two pounds of raspberries to create every bottle of their dessert wine. Like a puppy dressed in an ugly christmas sweater, their traditional glogg—a blend of port, dry red wine, spices, and an orange peel—adds cheer to the dreary winter months.

Their true speciality, however, is their first family wine. Every spring, the family calls upon a 19th-century recipe to make their May wine, which is imbued with the fresh spring flavors of crisp green apples and cinnamon. At the winery's tasting room, guests can try samples of this wine and the others.

888 E Belvidere Rd
Grayslake,
IL
US

Yes, newly-managed Rock Chevrolet sells Chevrolets, along with the parts needed to make replacements or just have a few extra mufflers on hand. But beyond the sea of gleaming paint and chrome that fills the lot, auto techs gladly take in vehicles of just about any make or model for service. In addition to repairs, they make sure cars are cruising safely and eco-efficiently by changing oil (synthetic blends come standard), replacing air in tires with more-stable nitrogen, and full-vehicle tuneups.

1000 E Belvidere Rd
Grayslake,
IL
US

The staffers at Pazazz! line the shelves with colorful gifts and collectibles, such as housemade baby blankets, candy, and spa gift baskets. Customers may also opt to coordinate their nails with new pairs of themed flip-flops by getting a pedicure at the in-store nail salon, featuring polishes from Essie, OPI, and China Glaze.

100 S Atkinson Rd
Grayslake,
IL
US