The ephemeral beauty of a flower is second only to the fleeting feeling of joy between your toes as you spin kick grandpa’s sand castle. Capture fresh moments with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of flowers and seasonal bouquets at Park Delicatessen, in Prospect Heights. This deal is not valid for delivery.
A multifarious flower shop, skateboard supplier, and dry-goods store, Park Delicatessen fashions freshly cut blossoms into colorful arrangements. Seasonal-flower bouquets are arranged with fresh blooms that arrive daily; assortments are nestled in recycled containers ranging from mason jars and tin cans to mid-'90s Stanley Cups. Fill a small glass cup ($20) with bursting hues or flaunt stems in brightly colored cans ($35/small, $50/large). Seasonal bouquets infuse a festive air into any abode with flower bunches peering from themed vessels, such as a Halloween carved pumpkin or an Arbor Day oil drum.
Remodeled from its delicatessen ancestry, the hip Park Delicatessen embraces its building's historical features, keeping the original weathered and faded sign that barely reads the store's name, owing to its astigmatism.