One great way to beat the heat of summer in New Orleans is to find cool deals on clothes, accessories, home furnishings, entertainment and more that won't cause a meltdown in your pocketbook. Gambit Weekly's annual Best Buys and Bargains issue has provided an easy way for you to maneuver from one air-conditioned environ to the next without sweating over where to find the best summer sales between now and Labor Day. The directory is conveniently arranged by product and service categories.
Art & Craft Supplies/Services
Forstall Art Supply
766 Harrison Ave. 482-5118
Attend the Art Expo on July 22 and 23, and receive up to 75 percent off selected items, plus watch demos, attend workshops (registration required), talk with manufacturer's representatives and enter to win door prizes.
Portraits by Linda Begg Lester
By appointment 831-4234
Expect reasonable prices on portraits in oil and watercolor of children, adults and pets.
Art For The Soul
818 Howard Ave., Suite 101 558-7770
Take 10 percent to 50 percent off regular prices during a summer clearance sale, through July 31.
ARTities Art Café
8220 Maple St. 309-8811
Receive 20 percent off two or more classes through July 31. Also, take up to 20 percent off selected handmade one-of-a-kind gifts.
Audio/ Video/ Photography
Lakeside Camera and Imaging
3508 21st St., Metairie 885-8660
Get an Apple Mini Ipod with 6 gigabytes for $219, through July 31; a Canon video ZR200 for $349 after m ail-in rebate, through Sept. 30; or a Nikon D70 with 18-70 lens for $980 after mail-in rebate.
Mon Ami Photography
4122 Magazine St. 891-2904
Have your children professionally photographed this summer and receive a complimentary 8-by-10-inch fine art print (a $50 value), through Aug. 15.
Beauty/ Health/ Wellness
Albert Brown Salon
7217 Perrier St. 861-0090
Book a pedicure and receive a complimentary manicure (a $16 value).
All About Me Tanning
3256 Severn Ave., Metairie, 888-6463
Buy four months of tanning and get another two months free, through July 30.
Belladonna Day Spa
2900 Magazine St. 891-4393
Darphin skin care products and makeup are 25 percent off, and hair products by Rene Furterer, MOP and Artec are 40 percent off.
133 N. Lee Road, Suite 55, Covington (985) 871-3972; 1 Storehouse Lane, Suite B, Destrehan (985) 725-7428; 4001 Lapalco Blvd., Suite 13, Harvey 371-8081; 2701 Manhattan Blvd., Suite 12-13, Harvey 227-8441; 365 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner 468-3070; 5150 Hwy. 22, Suite C-7, Mandeville (985) 792-1000; 4310 E. Judge Perez Drive, Meraux 279-6711; 3512 18th St., Metairie 779-2878; 8814 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 469-8628; 2701 Airline Drive, Suite F, Metairie 837-0882; 1000 S. Carrollton Ave. 866-1123; 5700 Citrus Blvd., Suite A-2 733-7744; 4100 Gen. DeGaulle Drive, Algiers, Suite D-5 324-5640; 902 Poydras St. 566-1165; 6836 Bundy Road, Suite B 248-1298; 1209 Eastridge Drive, Slidell (985) 639-9914; www.curves.com
Join Curves now and your membership is free until September; only an initial service fee is paid at the time of joining.
Eclipse Salon & Spa
536 Bienville St. 522-3318
Receive up to $21 off summer spa and hair packages, including pedicures, manicures and body scrubs.
Electric Ladyland II
610 Frenchmen St. 947-8286
All Niob ium jewelry is up to 50 percent off, and you get a free T-shirt with any $200 ta ttoo.
Elements Hair Studio
3700 Orleans Ave., Suite D1 934-1304
Mention this listing and receive 20 percent off all hair services, throu gh Sept. 1.
Fresh Day Spa
801 S. Carrollton Ave. 861-4404
Summer specials include a free manicure with the purchase of a spa pedicure. Bring a friend with you and both will rece ive 20 percent off any one-hour massage.
Glenn Michael Salon & Cafe
1623 Metairie Ro ad, Meta irie 828-6848
Take 20 percent off all beauty products and gift items through July 21. Plus, take advantage of the New Talent Special: a shampoo, cut and finis h for $20, through July 31.
Deborah E. Lesem DDS
100 Robert E. Lee Blvd. 282-7700
Receive a free cosmetic consultation from dentist Dr. Debora h Lesem. Offer good through Labor Day.
Lovejoy Day Spa & Shop
200 Metairie Road, Metairie 828-1997
All Thymes products are 25 percent to 30 percent off, plus take 20 percent off a series of six microdermabrasion treatments.
Mackie Shilstone Pro Spa
2111 St. Charles Ave. 679-7691
Take 50 percent off the enrollment fee with a Sav-A-Center Bonus Rewards Card, through Aug. 31.
Make Up Art Cosmetic Studio & Day Spa
7736 Maple St. 862-0005
Selected cosmetics, fragrances and bath products are 50 percent off, including items from Paula Dorf, Fresh, Delux and Kiehls. All university students receive $25 pedicures and $10 manicures. Bikini and Brazilian waxing is $26 to $36.
W. Ken Morgan DDS
3100 Kingman St., Suite 100, Metairie 780-7006
Free teeth bleaching, including complimentary trays and bleach, for all new patients who receive the necessary exam, X-rays and cleaning.
One 2 One Salon & Spa
8216 Oak St. 862-0010
Bring in this listing and receive 10 percent off Circle E candles and Paul Mitchell products, through July 31.
Salon Du Beau Monde
612 Julia St. 568-0050
Receive a free haircut when you get a full head of highlights at regular price, through Aug. 31. Appointments must be booked with Matt, Jorge, Jeremy or Christofer.
Salvation Studio Health & Fitness
2917 Magazine St., Suite 202 896-2200; www.salvationstudio.com
The End-Of-Summer Fitness Sale features no dues until September.
Serenity Day Spa and Gifts
110 Metairie Heights, Metairie 281-4905
Purchase a spa pedicure and receive a classic manicure for free (a $68 value fo r only $50), th rough July.
4004 Magazine St. 899-3937
Buy on e complete pair of glasses and get a second of lesser value for half price, through Aug. 15.
Women's Athletic Club
701 Metairie Road, Metairie 832-5002
Get a three-month summer special membership for $175 (plus sales tax). You must initiate the membership by July 15.
Building Supplies/ Home Services
Rearrangement Home Decor
1118 Sh irley Drive, Algiers 361-0540
Get three hours of decorator service s for the price of two (a $50 savings) from this firm, which specializes in optimum furniture placement, pain t color coordination and the latest decorating ideas.
Southland Plumbing Supply Inc.
2321 N. Arn oult Road, Met airie 835-8411; 68443 Hwy. 59, Suite 6, Mandeville (985) 893-8883
Stop by the new Kohler Premier Showroom across the street from the Southland Plumbing offices on N. Arnoult Road from 5 p.m. to 8 p. m. July 21 and enjoy food and beverages while you view new kitchen and bath products from Kohler.
Dining & Entertainment
517 Frenchmen St. 942-1345
Enjoy $3 pints of Guinness and Harp beers all summer long.
3100 19th St., Metairie 834-8583; www.andreasrestaurant.com
The Feed Me Family-Style Menu feeds four people for half the normal price and is available every Sunday through Wednesday night, through Aug. 31.
Andrew Jaeger's House of Seafood
300 Decatur St. 581-2534
Dinner for two is $29.95, and you get Cajun Surf & Turf, two house salads, two cups of seafood gumbo, a 12-oz. New York strip steak, a grilled fish topped with crab sauce, a blackened fish topped with crab sauce, and Cajun-style jambalaya.
Don Juan Cigar Company
3200 Severn Ave., Suite 120, Metairie 889-2600
Get 15 percent off any box of Fuente Don Carlos or Fuente Cuban Carona cigars, through Sept. 1.
500 Frenchmen St. 943-1101
Enjoy live entertainment every night without a cover, plus fill up on half-price entrees from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, half-price drafts and tapas from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, half-price wine (by the bottle or glass) from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Wednesday, half-price martinis on Thursday, and get $1.50 off all drinks until 8 p.m. during happy hour every day.
3701 Iberville St. 488-6582
Enjoy two-for-one martini specials daily at lunch, through Sept. 1.
100 Tyler Square, Covington (985) 898-0004; 1121 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey 361-8293; 1503 Gause Blvd., Century Plaza, Slidell (985) 641-3456; 2999 Hwy. 190, Mandeville (985) 626-8923; 3226 Magazine St. 895-4260; 3501 W. Chateau Blvd., Kenner 468-1047; 4436 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 37, Clearview Shopping Center, Metairie 454-7930; 5080 Pontchartrain Blvd. 486-5581; www.semolina.com
New dishes inspired by the Italian coastal region are available for a limited time at all locations. Dishes include Parmesan-crusted shrimp, seared tuna salad, Sicilian shrimp, trout Semolina, and tiramisu.
Sidney's Wine Cellar
917 Decatur St. 524-6872
Take $5 off a bottle of New Orleans Cane Rum, and $1 off all Yellowtail wine.
Zea Rotisserie & Grill
1401 W. Esplanade Ave., The Esplanade, Kenner 468-7733; 1655 Hickory Ave., Harahan 738-0799; 4450 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Clearview Shopping Center, Metairie 780-9090; www.zearestaurants.com
It's happy hour from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. every day at all locations. Cool off with a Caruzan mojito or a mango Caruzan mojito, and complement it with the new Mediterranean Hummus Supreme.
3143 Ponce De Leon S t. 944-936 0
Peruse the $18-and-under rack while you check out summer savings throughout t he store.
3129 Magazine St. 269-2442
During the store's Annual White Sale, take an additional 20 percent off anything white (exclud in g Michael Stars items).
All About Me!
3 256 Sever n Ave., Metairie 888-6463; 1201 E. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette 278-3400
Ta ke 25 percent off regular prices and 50 percent off selected clothing, shoes and accessories during the Five Years of Fashion Sale, throug h July 20.
5531 Magazine St. 895-1311
Find discounts up to 70 percent off se lected su mmer clothes and shoes.
474 Metairie Road, Suite 102, Metairie 835-2021
Take 25 percent off your e ntire pur chase during a July sale, and peruse clearance items marked $40 and $50.
333 Canal St., The Shop s at Canal Place 525-1061
Mention this listing and receive 20 percent off all re gular-p rice clothing, through Labor Day.
5235 Magazine St. 324-6874
Receive a free, jeweled tank top with the purchase of two or more clothing items, while supplies last.
Cream of the Frock
2137 S. Carrollton Ave. 865-1665
Enjoy sales of 20 percent to 75 percent off on all merchandise when you mention this listing.
3427 Hwy. 190, Mandeville (985) 626-4820
Enjoy savings up to 70 percent off at the Annual Summer Sale.
Dress To Kill
207 Dauphine St. 588-9111
Save up to 75 percent off regular prices on selected merchandise, including shoes, handbags, hats, tops, skirts and dresses.
246 Metairie Road, Metairie 834-2796
Most spring merchandise is 50 percent off.
3634 Magazine St. 269-2033
Pick up summer merchandise for up to 50 percent off regular prices.
115 Metairie Road, Suite A, Metairie 836-9798
Buy a dress or a denim item and receive 50 percent off the second one, including fashions from True Religion, James, Vera Wang, Diane von Furstenberg and more.
3127 Magazine St. 899-5587
On Saturdays during July, Funky Monkey will host Big Sale Saturdays: Fill a Funky Monkey handle bag with discounted merchandise for only $5.
7732 Maple St. 865-9625
Visit the summer sale and receive 25 percent off selected clothing and shoes.
Georgiou Canal Place
333 Canal Place, Suite 113, The Shops at Canal Place 566-7552
Buy one accessory and get half off a second accessory, plus all sale items will be an additional 40 percent off the lowest price.
3524 16th St., Metairie 454-0121
Christmas in July Sale features 15 percent off any one item if you mention this listing, through July 31.
House of Lounge
2044 Magazine St. 671-8300
A big bi-annual sale starts July 20, offering 30 percent to 60 percent off spring and summer merchandise.
3607 Magazine St. 269-0130
Save 30 percent to 70 percent off regular prices on spring and summer merchandise.
KunFlama Boutique, Gallery and Beverages
1920 Magazine St. 586-1606
For a limited time, take advantage of Mad Sales: 25 percent to 50 percent off selected items through July 31. Now available are 333 items for under $100. Mention the password "HOT" and receive an additional 10 percent off.
La Doux Boutique
207 W. Harrison Ave. 482-1535
During the semi-annual "3 for 2" sale, choose three items that already have been reduced 25 percent to 50 percent, and the least expensive item is free.
2032 Magazine St. 558-0212
Selected items will be 20 percent to 70 percent off July 16-July 24.
701 Dante St., Suite C 671-8469
Selected summer merchandise is $10 to $20.
Ms. Spratt's, A Unique Plus-Size Boutique
4206 Magazine St. 891-0063
Items on selected "Bargain Racks" are all 50 percent off, through Sept. 1
New Orleans Party and Costume
705 Camp St. 525-4744
Bring in this listing and receive 20 percent off any one costume, through Sept. 5.
New To You Designer Consignment
2311 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie 838-0029
Take an additional 50 percent to 75 percent off all clearance merchandise (excluding St. John Knits) through Sept. 3.
On the Other Hand
8204 Oak St. 861-0159
Take 90 percent off a large array of selected items.
The Palm Patch
800 Metairie Road, Suite R 883-0039; 5933 Magazine St. 899-9797
All resort and spring merchandise is 25 percent to 50 percent off.
5517 Magazine St. 897-0300
Selected merchandise is 30 percent to 70 percent off, through Labor Day.
6070 Magazine St. 895-8661; 1281 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville (985) 674-1711
A large summer sale features 20 percent to 50 percent off quality summer clothing for men, women and boys.
5521 Magazine St. 899-4118
Selected spring and summer clothing and accessories are up to 50 percent off.
Pizazz Active & Leisure Wear
6316 Argonne Blvd. 482-1533
Find markdowns on selected merchandise during a Labor Day sale.
3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Lakeside Shopping Center, Metairie 834-3771
|Check out the $199 suit sale on suits that are regularly $325 and up. Free alterations.
7621 Maple St. 862-9908
Stop by the summer sale from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 15 for barbecue and other refreshments as well as savings of 20 percent off storewide.
4866 Magazine St. 899-5905
Spring and summer merchandise is up to 50 percent off.
Prima Donna's Closet
3258 Severn Ave., Metairie 888-3327
The Severn Avenue location of the Prima Donna's Closet family celebrates its one-year anniversary with a 10 percent off storewide sale, through Aug. 1.
The Red Carpet
3425 Magazine St. 281-4610
Summer shoes are $19 to $32, selected sportswear is 30 percent off, and selected ball gowns are 50 percent off.
102 St. Charles Ave. 581-6666
Find savings up to 75 percent off selected women's clothing, shoes and accessories, plus up to 50 percent off selected menswear, shoes and accessories.
607 Harrison Ave 488-4339
Enjoy savings up to 75 percent at a special summer sale. (The shop will be closed for vacation July 18-Aug. 1.)
She She Boutique
3908 Hwy. 22, Mandeville (985) 624-3733
Save up to 75 percent off regular prices during a moving sale.
Simple Elegance LLC
712 Adams St. 861-4200
Take advantage of the Anniversary Special Sale Aug. 1-31 and receive $10 off any purchase of $75 or more (one offer per customer per visit).
240 Metairie Road, Metairie 849-9988
Mention this listing and receive 10 percent to 20 percent off selected summer merchandise.
Style Lab For Men
3641 Magazine St. 304-5072
The End-Of-Season Sale features up to 70 percent off merchandise, including brands like Theory, Diesel, J. Lindeberg, Nice Collective and Energie.
3964 Magazine St. 891-3964
To make room for its new fall collection, Total Woman is taking 50 percent to 80 percent off regular prices on all spring and past-season designer collections, shoes and accessories.
2048 Magazine St. 299-8777
Browse through a total of six sale racks featuring selected merchandise marked 50 percent to 80 percent off.
United Apparel Liquidators Inc.
3780 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie 455-7030
Check out the New York and Los Angeles fashion sale racks, where you'll find items from 99 cents to $9.99.
The Villa Inc.
1281 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 1, Mandeville (985) 626-9797
Selected women's apparel and accessories are 20 percent to 50 percent off, through July 31.
4011 Magazine St. 895-6278
Take 50 percent off sale items.
2038 Magazine St. 568-1020
Enjoy 15 percent off anything in the store July 16-July 24, plus an additional 50 percent off clearance items.
8131 Hampson St. 866-9666
Take advantage of a summer clearance of sportswear, dresses, suits and handbags priced from $39 to $199, as well as a special selection of mother-of-the-bride (or groom) dresses and ensembles for $199, sizes 4 through 12.
Jewelry & Accessories
Aidan Gill For Men
2026 Magazine St. 587-9090
Capitalize on a sale with marked-down merchandise and other selected goods while supplies last, from July 16-July 24.
The Clock & Watch Shop
824 Gravier St. 525-3961
Selected Seiko and Citizen watches are up to 30 percent off.
4631 W. Napoleon Ave., Suite 1F, Metairie 888-9461
Summer specials include fashion watches for $10, and up to 50 percent off selected merchandise.
Dominique Giordano Jewelry Design
5420 Magazine St. 895-3909
All jewelry in stock is 10 percent to 50 percent off from Aug. 27 to Sept. 3.
Fisher & Sons Jewelers
5101 W. Esplanade Ave., Suite 1, Metairie 885-4956
Check out new designer lines and new arrivals from Las Vegas.
Hans Luetkemeier & Son Inc.
3246 Severn Ave., Metairie 454-1170
The store's semi-annual sale features 20 percent off all silverplating during August as well as free estimates.
824 Royal St. 525-7827
Smell great for less with summer specials that include 2-oz. atomizer cologne, two for $48 standard line, or two for $60 luxury line; 2-oz. powder, $16 standard line or $20 luxury line; 1-oz. perfume, two for $138 standard line or two for $178 luxury line. Prices good through September.
Mano's Handbag Boutique
7024 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie 779-7800
Selected purses are marked down 25 percent to 50 percent, plus clearance items and glitter belts are $9.99 each.
8138 Hampson St. 861-0025
The creations of select gallery artists will be marked 25 percent off, and there will be additional discounts on many items.
Thomas Mann Gallery I/O
1812 Magazine St. 581-2111
Select artists' jewelry and home accessories are up to 50 percent off, though Aug. 31.
Ele Shoes and Accessories
3638 Magazine St. 309-8674
A large selection of summer shoes and handbags are 30 percent to 40 percent off, including styles from Via Spiga, Laundry, Guess, BCBG Girls, Joey O, and Kenneth Cole N.Y., through July 31.
4119 Magazine St. 899-6800; 518 Chartres St. 566-7525
A large group of spring and summer shoes, handbags and accessories are 50 percent to 70 percent off.
3426 Magazine St. 324-6910
Spring sandals are 25 percent off.
Imelda's Fine Shoes
244 Metairie Road, Metairie 833-6240
Selected spring and summer shoes, handbags and jewelry are 40 percent off through Labor Day.
Juanita's Shoes, Handbags & Accessories
721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie 834-9511
Selected shoes are 20 percent to 50 percent off.
MiraBella Shoes & Accessories
115C Metairie Road, Metairie 828-3888
Selected shoes from makers such as Donald J. Pliner, Cordani and Charles David are 30 percent to 70 percent off, and selected handbags are 30 percent to 50 percent off. For the month of July, buy a pair of Reef flip-flops and get a second pair of equal or lesser value for half price.
Posh Shoes and Accessories
8211 Hampson St. 861-4800
Take 40 percent off selected summer items.
785 Harrison Ave. 488-6832
Find prices up to 75 percent off during a summer clearance sale.
807 Royal St. 524-3522; 3319 Severn Ave., Metairie 885-0805; 3118 Magazine St. 895-1717
A huge summer sale at all Shoe-Nami locations kicks off with lots of shoes priced at $10.
1031-A Ninth St. 899-2645; www.zergonomic.com
Take advantage of the Z-Coil Special: purchase a pair of shoes and receive $25 off a second pair of coils, through July 31.
Carrollton Flower Market and Antiques
838 Dublin St. 866-9614
One dozen short-stem roses, cash and carry, are $14.99, including tax.
4843 Magazine St. 899-4843
Receive free delivery in local area, through Labor Day.
Garden/ Landscaping/ Outdoor Living
Aquascapes By Grandscapes
2000 Athania Pkwy., Metairie, 834-2195; www.grandscapes.net
Take 25 percent off all garden art, through July 31.
116 City Park Ave. 486-8800
Moving sale features 30 percent off everything in stock, including fountains, urns, pedestals, statuary, columns, table bases, sacred art and gifts.
Swanson's Perfect Ponds & Stone Yard
3944 Peters Road, Harvey 367-2339
Take $250 off any 11-by-16 pond, plus look over new weekly shipments of flagstone, river rock and accent boulders that are perfect for pool decking, patios and walkways.
Tree Medics Inc.
3518 Broadway St. 488-9115
Mention this listing and receive $100 off tree removal, $50 off tree trimming, and $20 off tree fertilization through July 31.
Home Furnishings/ Accessories/ Gifts
All The Best
3216 W. Esplanade Ave. N., Metairie 835-1499
Take 50 percent off all framed art, prints and posters in stock, through July 30.
Arabella Fine Gifts & Home Decor
3902 Hwy. 22, Mandeville (985) 727-9787
Shop the annual summer sale starting today, July 12, and receive 10 percent to 50 percent off everything in the store, through July 23.
The Art of Fishing
5519 Magazine St. 891-4370
Mention this listing and receive 45 percent off on beach flags, flip-flop frames and flip-flop hooks.
As You Like It Silver Shop
3033 Magazine St. 897-6915
The Christmas In July sale features up to 50 percent off selected items July 15-22.
4236 Magazine St. 897-9499
Celebrate the new home of Bella Nola and peruse its new selection of home decor, gifts and accessories, plus selected items are 50 percent off.
Blue Frog Chocolates
5707 Magazine St. 269-5707
Take 10 percent off all items in the store, except those previously marked down, gift certificates and Serendipity Frozen Hot Chocolate, through Aug. 31.
5415 Magazine St. 895-3716
Receive 30 percent off all merchandise during a summer sale.
103 Focis St. 247-0223
Take advantage of a display sale, while supplies last.
480 Metairie Road, Metairie 833-0200
An Inventory Clearance Sale features 50 percent to 70 percent off selected fabrics and trims, plus 25 percent off the labor on custom bedding orders, all through July 30.
2127 Magazine St. 524-3119
Receive free leather when you order any bar stool, plus check out the one-of-a-kind specials here every day and enjoy free, off-street parking.
Country At Heart
3950 Magazine St. 891-5412
Selected merchandise is 50 percent off through Labor Day.
1925 Sophie Wright Place 586-7997
A Floor Sample Sale features home furnishings at up to 40 percent off.
755 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie 831-1118
Join in the "Remnant Riot" Aug. 4-13 and enjoy 10 percent to 50 percent off the entire inventory, with fabric prices as low as $1 a yard.
4030 Canal St., Suite A 482-9130
Receive 15 percent off or a free cover when you buy selected back-to-school futon items.
The Garden Gate
2036 Magazine St. 522-6599
Look for prices marked 20 percent off storewide, plus a sale table of items 50 percent and more off during a block sale July 16-24.
Georgian Furnishing/ Berger Home
5400 Jefferson Hwy. 733-441
Shoppers will find impressive pricing on a wide range of sofas and sofa sleepers, starting at $799. Martha Stewart Signature furniture is always on sale, and the store guarantees the lowest prices on all of its products.
The Great Room
1525 Lapalco Blvd., Harvey 368-2552
During the New Location Sale, all furniture and accessories are up to 50 percent off until July 31, and new items are arriving every week.
1600 Prytania St. 566-1707; 1532 St. Charles Ave. 304-0039
Once-a-year anniversary sale through July 31 features 10 percent to 60 percent off all furniture, including custom orders.
5515 Magazine St., 891-2424
Summer Clearance Sale through Labor Day features 30 percent to 50 percent off selected merchandise, with additional markdowns in August, while supplies last.
The Historic New Orleans Collection Shop
533 Royal St. 598-7147
Present this listing at the gift shop and receive a free 11-by-14-inch print of the Battle of New Orleans.
Hopkins Blvd. Imports
8300 Earhart Blvd., Suite 100 864-0277
Selected inventory is 50 percent to 75 percent off regular prices during the summer sale.
736 Royal St. 523-3100
All inventory must go during this closing sale, where customers will enjoy heavily reduced prices and great deals.
Interiors & Extras
324 Metairie Road, Metairie 835-9902
Take 20 percent to 50 percent off items storewide during the shop's 19th Anniversary Sale.
4121 Magazine St. 269-8020
A mid-summer sale features 20 percent to 40 percent off selected merchandise, through July 23.
Julie Neill Designs
3908 Magazine St. 899-4201
Take 15 percent off your entire purchase of in-store merchandise (excluding consignment items) and take 20 percent off custom orders. Bring a friend, and each will receive 20 percent off both purchases. The offer is good through July 31 and cannot be used for items already marked down.
Little Miss Muffin
768 Harrison Ave. 482-8200
A summer clearance sale offers 50 percent to 75 percent off selected items, with more added every day, culminating in a final tent sale on July 31.
Loubat Equipment Co.
4141 Bienville St. 482-2554
Cool down with a Manitowoc ice machine, 450-lb. ice head, half-dice cubes, 115V, $2,063; plus many more styles and sizes available, including ice bins.
Maximilian's International Showrooms
8600 Oak St. 895-1115
Find great savings on discounted and one-of-a-kind Oriental rugs.
3652 Magazine St. 897-4837
For every $100 or more purchased, receive a 20 percent discount on your next purchase, July 12 through Aug. 31.
4226 Magazine St. 324-6930
A summer sale features 30 percent off selected items, including merchandise by Alessi and Ritzenhoff.
2050 Magazine St. 568-9944
Take part in the "Mix It Up" Southern Comfort Celebration from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 20 in the 2000 block of Magazine Street. The block party features music, cocktails and sales.
2022 Magazine St. 569-9963
Selected items throughout the store are 20 percent to 50 percent off July 16-July 24.
New Orleans Crab Bag Co.
606 Royal St. 552-2722
Mention this listing and receive 15 percent off your purchase, through July 30.
New Orleans Fine Rugs
6117 Magazine St. 899-1595
Receive a free pad with the purchase of a rug, through Sept. 1.
3956 Magazine St. 897-5066
All custom framing and all antique prints are 15 percent off.
3818 Magazine St. 899-1705
All Potsalot Pottery is 10 percent off if you bring in this listing, and you receive 20 percent off purchases over $150, through Labor Day.
2010 Magazine St. 524-9190
Take 20 percent off anything in the store July 16-July 24.
Shop of the Two Sisters
1800 Magazine St. 525-2747
Sofas, chairs, lighting, accent pieces, throw pillows, rugs and tapestries are up to 60 percent off.
Silk Road Collection
3714 Magazine St. 894-8540
Selected antique red food boxes and containers, various shapes and sizes, are 25 percent off, through July 31.
3030 Severn Ave., Metairie 885-6579; www.tygergifts.com
Pick up a National Champs football cap for only $5.
UP Unique Products
2038 Magazine St. 568-1020
Look for $5 clock specials, plus 15 percent off everything else July 16-July 24.
Stationer of New Orleans
3947 Magazine St. 895-4868
It's your last chance to receive 20 percent off engraved stationery; offer good until July 15.
- David Richmond
- Green-and-purple striped cotton girl's dress by Raya Sun for Kids has been reduced from $30 to $18 at 360 Boutique (3143 Ponce de Leon St., 944-9360), and this Pucciesque handbag with colorful designs and a bangle handle is among assorted bags that also are on sale.
- David Richmond
- Artworks like this yellow vase with a design cut in the blue-and-brown neck by local artist Danny Benn are discounted up to 10 to 50 percent at Art for the Soul (818 Howard Ave., Suite 101 558-7770).
- David Richmond
- These new "Betsey Bags" in leopard-skin print on pink, turquoise and gold backgrounds come in three sizes and are among items discounted at Betsey Johnson (333 Canal St., The Shops at Canal Place, 525-1061).
- David Richmond
- This Bakelite necklace featuring bright red cherries on stems and green leaves on a brown Bakelite link chain are among a range of vintage jewelry items, clothing and accessories being discounted at Cream of the Frock (2137 S. Carrollton Ave., 865-1665).
- David Richmond
- Lime-and-green stripes and big pink dots form diagonal stripes on a blouse with a wide waistband, a peplum and cap sleeves by Beau Bois, on sale for up to 50 percent off at Fairy (3634 Magazine St., 269-2033).
- David Richmond
- You'll find savings up to 50 percent off on makeup and skin care by Paula Dorf, Fresh, Delux and Kiehls at Make Up Art Cosmetic Studio & Day Spa (7736 Maple St., 862 -0005).
- David Richmond
- These earrings are part of the Semi-precious Stone Collection by jewelry designer Alexis Bittar, whose creations can be found exclusively at Merigold (3652 Magazine St., 897-4837).
- David Richmond
- Find discounted prices on fashions like this strapless summer top by Necessary Objects, reduced to $18, at Mild Red (701 Dante St., Suite C, 866-8242).
- David Richmond
- Vintage, colored ivory and wood dominoes make playful stretchy bracelets, which are 50 percent off through Sept. 1, at Ms. Spratt's, A Unique Plus-Size Boutique (4206 Magazine St., 891-0063.
- David Richmond
- Save up to 50 percent on this fitted lime silk sundress with bright dots by Jennifer Reale Design during a summer sale at Pret-a-Porter (4866 Magazine St., 899 -5905).
- David Richmond
- Find discounts up to 75 percent on women's fashions such as this fitted white blouse with diagonal stripes in shades of blue by Craig Taylor, available exclusively at Rubensteins (102 St. Charles Ave., 581-6666).
- David Richmond
- Make your own sale on items like this yellow-and-pink floral top by Necessary Objects and cork-sole green leather thongs by Fee'fe, with a special offer of $10 off a $75 purchase at Simple Elegance (712 Adams St., 861 -4200).
- David Richmond
- Kids' T-shirts and baby onesies with music icons such as Elvis and Bob Marley on them by Interracial Productions are among items on sale storewide July 16-24 at Winky's (2038 Magazine St., 568-1020).