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  1. Betsy
    February 2, 2018 @ 4:35 pm

    I love Art Effect. It’s one of my favorite stores to stop into. I want to buy everything in there.

  2. Erin
    February 2, 2018 @ 9:04 pm

    I always go to Bow & Arrow collection when I’m sad. Instant mood boost. Four Sided is amazing. There are two in walking distance from me in lakeview East. (The bigger location on Clark is ?). I also really love Inkling on Broadway. They have the best girl power gifts and window displays.
    I’ve lived here 8 years and sadly visited less than half of these. What the heck!? I guess I now have weekend plans. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Elizabeth
    February 3, 2018 @ 7:51 am

    Great list!!

    February 5, 2018 @ 9:48 am

    Vintage Charm in Bucktown is closing so everything there is 60% off or more right now – hurry, I got some great deals a week ago! 🙂

  5. Jenny
    February 8, 2018 @ 9:49 am

    Thanks so much for putting this list together!!! You have no idea how much it means to us little shops that have a hard time getting the word out (or should I say limited budget to do so)! Also check out for a collection of locally-owned shops that have banded together to spread the word about shopping small biz.
    Thanks again!
    Jenny (owner of Neighborly and co-organizer of Gift Chicago)