Shopping in Romeoville

50% Off Used Books and CD's at Frugal Muse

Darien

$30 $15

7,000 sq. ft. of retail space holds lightly used and discounted books, movies, video games, CDs, and 10,000 items for kids

43% Off Athletic Clothing at Boombah

Multiple Locations

$30 $17

Compression shirts can help speed recovery time, football and soccer cleats improve performance, helmets and gloves keep athletes safe

Up to 51% Off at Naperville Vacuums

Naperville

$50 $25

Experienced technicians get vacuums in tip-top shape through tune-ups; a loaner vacuum program for added convenience

Half Off Vitamins and Supplements

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

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

Up to 85% Off at Discount Mattress

Multiple Locations

$1,398 $399

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

Up to 54% Off Printed T-Shirts

Shorewood

$15.99 $7.50

Printer adorns up to five white t-shirts with one design

$10 for Used CDs & DVDs

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

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

$50 for $200 Toward Mattresses

Orland Park

$200 $50

Wide selection of overstock, discontinued, and slightly irregular mattresses from major brands at deep discounts

Half Off Footwear at Flip Flop Shops

Orland Square Mall

$24 $12

Brand-name sandals, flip-flops, and sunglasses for women, men, and kids

50% Off Women's Clothing and Accessories

Mokena

$20 $10

Boutique stocks everything from infinity scarves to special-occasion dresses; statement jewelry and sweaters

50% Off at Soignée Trade Show

The Community House

$10 $5

Women gather together at The Community House on April 4 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. for an evening of shopping at local boutiques and designers

Half Off E-Cigarette Supplies

Oswego

$40 $20

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

Up to 51% Off Five Bottles of Wine

Oswego

$81.80 $40

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Get to know Fox Valley Winery with a preselected package of five dry or sweet wines

83% Off Three Bracelets at Ally+Zoe

Multiple Locations

$149 $24.99

Show off your knowledge of the stacking-bracelets trend by adorning your wrist with a set of three fashionable bracelets

50% Off Suits, Dresses, and Eveningwear at Suit Plus More

Hillside

$30 $15

Customers can pick up stylish threads and accessories for men, women, and kids

50% Off Services

Broadview

$16 $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 52% Off E-Cigs and Accessories at Smokes Club

Tinley Park

$40 $20

Tobacco specialists offer smokers an array of electronic cigarettes, accessories, and flavors

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 53% Off 30-Minute Private Music Lessons

Villa Park

$48 $24

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

$10 for Batteries at Interstate All Battery Center

Oak Lawn

$20 $10

Wide range of batteries for consumer electronics, vehicles, watches, and hearing aids

Up to 52% Off Tuxedo Rental and Purchases

Oak Forest

$150 $79

Prep for a prom, wedding, or other black-tie event with a rental, new, or used black tuxedo

Up to 55% Off Italian Foods from Formella Gourmet

Countryside

$20 $10

Since 1909, Formella family members have preserved original Sicilian recipes, using garlic, fresh tomatoes and vegetables, and rich cheeses

50% Off Consignment Clothing at Anew

Geneva

$50 $25

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Consignment collection of designer and in-season boutique apparel and accessories from Coach, Louis Vuitton, 7 For All Mankind, and more

55% Off Services

Maywood

$100 $45

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

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

$10 for Smartphone Accessories

Bloomingdale

$20 $10

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

Half Off Designer Clothing at Deedee & Edee

Forest Park

$40 $20

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The boutique's namesake label showcases on-trend jackets, skirts, dresses, and tops with a dash of vintage inspiration

Select Local Merchants

Johansen Farms started more than 85 years ago, when Hans Johansen and his family immigrated to Illinois from Copenhagen. Upon their arrival, the family started to grow and sell flowers and vegetables, slowly transforming their business from a roadside farm stand into a flourishing plant empire.

Today, sunlight filters into Johansen Farms’ 24 greenhouses, illuminating scarlet petals and verdant tendrils as they rise from beds of moist earth. Within these humid growing centers, gardeners cultivate more than 2,000 varieties of plants and flowers, from blooming annuals to hearty grasses. Guests meander at will, stopping to sniff baby flower buds and eye appetizing fruits and veggies.

680 N Bolingbrook Dr
Bolingbrook,
IL
US

Celebrating their 25th anniversary in the end of October, the hop gurus at Brew and Grow educate burgeoning beer makers on the art of crafting cold ones via hands-on introductory courses. During 2.5-hour classes, duos learn the ins and outs of the brewing process, including basic terminology, equipment, and the differences between ales, lagers, and root beer. Pupils will sip various suds while learning about ideal ingredient combinations, then concoct customized barley pops. Though they can't immediately take class creations home, participants will be able to return to the brewery in approximately one month or after malted barley has passed its fermentation exam to tap and taste their personalized potables. At the end of the session, students will be able take home a choice of two comprehensive home brewing guides, either How To Brew by John Palmer or Radical Brewing by Chicago author Randy Mosher.

181 W Crossroads Pkwy
Bolingbrook,
IL
US

641 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook,
IL
US

Stylist KTP’s passion for hair has only increased over almost a decade in the industry. In that short window of time, she has earned the status of colour educator from TIGI, had her styling work published in magazines, and participated in Fashion’s Night Out. Of course, she funnels most of her time and zeal into KTP Reflection, where she cuts, styles, and colors hair in a way that reflects her clients’ personalities. She’s added teaching to her repertoire as well; the classes she leads cover topics such as salon-style blowouts, evening-makeup applications, and human-makeup applications for former clowns attempting to assimilate.

1000 S State St.
Lockport,
IL
US

From a single shop opened in 1978, Amazing Fantasy Books & Comics curates a selection of new monthlies, graphic novels, manga, games, and action figures in four hotspots. Colorful characters from mainstream and independent publishers fill the pages of new issues ($2.99+) and graphic-novel collections, such as The Amazing Spider-Man: Big Time ($10) or Kate Beaton's Hark! A Vagrant ($17.95). Text-based novels recount tales of pulp vigilantes such as the Green Hornet ($15.15) and Zorro ($13.55), and 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography ($13.50) illustrates the spiritual leader’s life story with Japanese-style black-and-white art. Gamers can pick up a Don Quixote board game and join the valiant fight against alternative-energy sources depicted in Cervantes’s novel ($26.21).

1128 S State St
Lockport,
IL
US

Since 1989, Play It Again Sports has been keeping sports green, recycling gently used athletic equipment into new-to-you gear. Products from brands such as Nike, Adidas, and Wilson make up each store's enormous selection of new and recycled gear, which is replenished daily with goods for a wide selection of sports that ranges from baseball and football to snowboarding, skis, and ice skates. Treadmills and exercise bikes equip bodies with muscular suits of armor, and pintsize and adolescent equipment arms youngsters with protective padding until they eat enough bologna to grow muscles of their own. Knowledgeable staffers man each location, ready to answer questions, arrange gear deliveries or pick-ups, and even sharpen skates or wax snowboards. To ensure their stock remains robust, they also encourage athletes to collect their lightly used gear—including bicycles—and bring it into a local store to either sell or trade.

16103 S Farrell Rd
Lockport,
IL
US