Tag Archives: Buy Local

Explore Chicago’s Guide to Last Minute Gift-Buying

There’s nothing like the thrill of a deadline to really inspire you, and this holiday season, whether you’re shopping for holiday gifts, your time is almost up. There are many local shopping options right around the corner, so you won’t have to travel far and wide to get that list crossed off.

Explore Chicago’s Buy Local Guide: Cooking and Homeware Gifts

Start checking off your holiday shopping list! Explore Chicago encourages you to support local businesses during this 2011 holiday season as part of  a city-wide “Buy Local” campaign. From hand-prepared spices to eco-friendly furnishings, check out our locally-owned recommendations for cooking and homeware gifts.

Explore Chicago’s Buy Local Guide: Gifts For Women

Start checking off your holiday shopping list! Explore Chicago encourages you to support local businesses during this 2011 holiday season as part of  a city-wide “Buy Local” campaign. From handcrafted accessories to unique homeware pieces to artisanal treasures, check out our locally-owned recommendations for gifts catered to the women in your life.

Explore Chicago’s Buy Local Guide: Gifts For Men

Start checking off your holiday shopping list! Explore Chicago encourages you to support local businesses during this 2011 holiday season as part of  a city-wide “Buy Local” campaign. From home brewing supplies to used records and gadgets to unique accessories and apparel, check out our locally-owned recommendations for gifts catered to the men in your life.

Explore Chicago’s Buy Local Guide: Quirky & Kid-Friendly Shops

Start checking off your holiday shopping list! Explore Chicago encourages you to support local businesses during this 2011 holiday season as part of  a city-wide “Buy Local” campaign. From classic board games to build-your-own-robot kits to whimsical knick knacks, visit the following locally-owned quirky and kid-friendly Chicago retailers.

Explore Chicago’s Buy Local Week Events Guide

From trunk shows featuring local designers to exclusive holiday sales, support local businesses and finish your holiday shopping during Buy Local Week, Sunday, November 25 through Sunday, December 4. 

Explore Chicago’s Buy Local Guide: Gifts By Local Artisans

Start checking off your holiday shopping list! Explore Chicago encourages you to support local businesses during this 2011 holiday season as part of  a city-wide “Buy Local” campaign. From art and design shops to unique custom t-shirts to countless handmade items, support local creative endeavors by checking out the following Chicago-owned artisan shops.

Explore Chicago’s Buy Local Guide: Experiential Gifts

Start checking off your holiday shopping list! Explore Chicago encourages you to support local businesses during this 2011 holiday season as part of a city-wide “Buy Local” campaign. From a hands-on cooking demo to a unique art class or healthy recreational activity, give the gift of a Chicago experience this year by considering some of these Chicago-centric [...]

Explore Chicago’s Buy Local Guide: Independent Bookstores

Start checking off your holiday shopping list! Explore Chicago encourages you to support local businesses during this 2011 holiday season as part of  a city-wide “Buy Local” campaign. From children’s titles to one-of-a-kind artist publications to bestselling fiction, read Chicago authors and buy a variety of literature for your loved ones by checking out the following [...]