As summer continues to heat up and dreams of vacations loom like desert oases, our thoughts turn to ways to enjoy ourselves, preferably with quick access to air conditioning. Local business owners are offering lots of ways to avoid the rising mercury with special deals designed to fill customers' every need, whether they're looking for a new table for their house, an updated wardrobe or just a good deal on icy margaritas. Gambit Weekly's annual Best Buys & Bargains issue is conveniently arranged by product or service categories, so you can find what you need at a glance and see the many options you have for saving money on the things you want.
ART & CRAFT SUPPLIES
THE BEAD SHOP 4612 Magazine St., 895-6161; 800 Metairie Road, Metairie, 837-0371 Teen Night on Fridays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. features free demonstrations of projects that cost $7 and under, plus teens receive 10 percent off their purchases during the special hours.
CHEZ CLAY 862 Tchoupitoulas St., 522-3240 Enjoy unlimited studio time for $10 with pottery purchase of equal or lesser value.
DE JA BEAD 3000 Severn Ave., Metairie, 885-3678 Mention this listing and receive 10 percent off your next birthday party or event at De Ja Bead.
EARTH & FIRE STUDIO 724 Adams St., 866-1433 Receive a free 25-pound bag of clay when you enroll in a pottery class through August.
FORSTALL ART SUPPLY 766 Harrison Ave., 482-5118 Take an extra 20 percent off Old Holland oil paints, Schmincke watercolors and Uni-Som pastels, through Aug. 7.
GARDEN DISTRICT NEEDLEWORK SHOP 2011 Magazine St., 558-0221 Take 10 percent off anything in the store, through July 25.
ART FOR THE SOUL 5206 Magazine St., 895-7685 Add to your art collection and get 15 percent off during a special storewide sale through July 31.
GALERIE SEVERN 3501 Severn Ave., Metairie, 888-5361 Selected limited-edition prints are 20 percent off.
AVEDA INSTITUTES 3330 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 454-1400; 1355 Polders Lane, Covington, (985) 892-7575; www.avedainstitutes.com Luxurious spa services are available without the luxury price tags as students, under the supervision of licensed instructors, perform manicures starting at $9, pedicures from $13, and facials starting at $20 every day.
BECCA'S HAIR STUDIO 7913 Maple St., 862-5800 New customers receive 15 percent off any chemical service, including highlights, custom color, perms and straighteners, through Sept. 4.
BLISS DAY SPA AND SHOP 200 Metairie Road, Metairie, 828-1997 Take 10 percent off all facials, back facials and therapeutic massage Monday through Wednesday during July and August (not to be combined with other promotions).
HOVE PARFUMEUR LTD. 824 Royal St., 525-7827 Get three bundles of Louisiana-grown vetivert root for $13 during the month of July.
ELECTRIC SUN 5163 Gen. DeGaulle Drive, 398-7300 Get a three-month tanning package for $99, or buy one Mystic Tan and get one free, all through July.
MAKE UP ART 7736 Maple St., 862-0005 Save up to 40 percent on selected merchandise.
NJN SALON AND SPA 4951 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, 454-1188 Receive $5 off when you book a manicure and pedicure together from July 20 through Aug. 3.
ROUGE BEAUTY 539 Dumaine St., 525-8686 A huge inventory sale features 50 percent to 75 percent off selected gifts and accessories, plus buy-one-get-one-free on selected cosmetics, while supplies last.
STEVEN SOBEL SALON 7818 Maple St., 866-1593 Take 20 percent off all services -- including manicure/pedicure packages, waxing, haircutting and coloring -- through August.
TRACY EWELL COSMETICS AND SKIN CARE 5500 Magazine St., 269-8490 Take up to 50 percent off all fashion accessories, including ribbon belts, Amici handbags, Lucite rings, assorted jewelry and hair accessories.
TWISTED HAIR SALON 4851 Magazine St., 891-9998 Receive $5 streaks for summer, featuring synthetic hair extensions with custom-blended color.
BUILDING SUPPLIES & SERVICES
ADDA CARPETS AND FLOORING 3100 Ringman St., Metairie, 888-6057; 0448 Hwy. 21, Covington, 985-871-0081 Receive a free pad with any carpet purchase.
CABINET WORKS 103 Focis St., Metairie, 247-0223 Receive up to 65 percent off the retail value of displays, which include kitchen cabinets, granite counter tops and appliances.
CUSTOM WINDOW CREATIONS By appointment, 779-1638 Receive free installation on blinds, shades, shutters, draperies and valences with a minimum purchase of $500, through Aug. 31.
DERBY POTTERY AND TILE 2029 Magazine St., 586-9003 Get a free tile magnet with any purchase of $25 or more through Labor Day weekend. Also, take 15 percent off anything in the store, through July 25.
FACTORY TILE AND STONE DEPOT 5606 Jefferson Hwy., Metairie, 733-4466 Selected 12-by-12 and 16-by-16 tiles are 99 cents per square foot, 8-by-8 tiles are 30 cents per square foot, and 6-by-6 tiles start at 49 cents per square foot.
KELLER SUPPLY SHOWPLACE 2721 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie, 834-8688 Take an extra 5 percent off all Jacuzzi whirlpools through Sept. 1.
WINDOWS BY DESIGN 602 Metairie Road, Metairie, 835-2800 Free measurement and installation with purchase of wooden blinds.
KLEIN'S RUG CLEANING 5301 Tulane Ave., 899-1544 Come visit our new Mid-City location and receive a 10-percent cash-and-carry discount.
RUSSELL'S CLEANING SERVICES, INC. 3704 Robertson St., Metairie, 832-1546 Save 25 percent on cash-and-carry area rug and drapery cleaning. Call to discuss specific needs.
YOUNG'S CLEANING AND RESTORATION 5357 Franklin Ave., 288-8381 Receive 20 percent off all Oriental rug and drapery cleaning when you mention that you saw this listing in Gambit Weekly.
COMPUTERS & BOOKS
COMPUSA BUSINESS SALES 8855 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 471-2930 Business pricing and services for all government, business, and educational establishments is available. Purchase any two Microsoft training classes or two A+ training classes and get one free.
TEACHER'S STOP INC. 4315 Bienville St., 483-7867 Save up to 65 percent on selected resource books through July 31.
DINING & ENTERTAINMENT
ANDREA'S RESTAURANT & CATERING 3100 19th St., Metairie, 834-8583 Take advantage of &179;Family Nights&178; Sunday through Wednesday, where four eat for the price of two.
BOMBAY CLUB 830 Conti St., 586-0972 Every Thursday is &179;Lobster Night,&178; featuring one-and-three-fourths-pounds lobsters for $23.95. On July 22 and Aug. 12, Bombay Club will host classic New England clam bakes (plus steamed lobsters) in the courtyard, with seating at 6:30 p.m. That event features a five-course meal and a glass of wine for $55 per person (There will be no Lobster Night on those two nights.). Happy hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday features Citadelle vodka and gin for $3 or martinis for $5.
CAFE SBISA 1011 Decatur St., 522-5565; www.cafesbisa.com Summer early-bird prix-fixe menu from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday: get three courses for $19.95. Menu changes weekly.
FELLINI'S CAFE 900 N. Carrollton Ave., 488-2155 Low-carb options and killer coupon deals are available throughout the summer.
HOUSE OF BLUES 225 Decatur St., 529-BLUE To celebrate our appreciation for locals, buy one entree (value of $17) and receive a second, lower-priced entree free if you present a Louisiana ID.
JUAN'S FLYING BURRITO 2018 Magazine St., 569-0000 Enjoy two margaritas for the price of one from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday every week.
KATIE'S RESTAURANT 3701 Iberville St., 488-6582 Every Tuesday is all-you-can-eat catfish night. Every Wednesday is steak night: a filet with potato and salad is $11.95, and a 20-ounce porterhouse with potato and salad is $12.95. Every Thursday night offers two-for-one Italian entrees.
KOSHER CAJUN NEW YORK DELI & GROCERY 3519 Severn Ave., Metairie, 888-2010 Kosher jumbo franks are on sale for $4.49 for 8 lbs., plus Dr. Brown's Famous New York Soda is $3.99 for a six-pack, available in regular and diet.
MID CITY LANES ROCK 'N' BOWL 4133 S. Carrollton Ave., 482-3133 Bring in this listing to purchase a bowling shirt and receive free embroidery.
NIRVANA INDIAN RESTAURANT 4308 Magazine St., 894-9797 Summer lunch buffet: $6.95 plus tax from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
PONTCHARTRAIN HOTEL CAFE 2031 St. Charles Ave., 524-0581 Buy one Starbucks coffee and get one of equal or lesser value free.
SHELL SHUCKED 1506 S. Carrollton Ave., 861-1003 Happy hour drink specials are available from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and there are oysters on the half-shell weekly specials.
SOUTHERN PO-BOYS 720 Claiborne Drive, Jefferson, 835-3035 Enjoy a two-for-one beer sale from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Monday through Saturday.
YE OLDE COLLEGE INN 3016 S. Carrollton Ave., 866-3683 Tuesdays and Wednesdays are wine nights; get a two-course dinner and a bottle of wine for $19.95 per person.
LINDA LEE 3829 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 889-1889 Take 50 percent off in-stock bridal gowns, cash and carry. Take 15 percent off special-order bridal gowns and 40 percent off in-stock flower girl dresses. Find a selection of $10 gloves, $25 veils and $10 shoes, as well as mother's gowns for $99.
PEARL'S PLACE 3114 Severn Ave., Metairie, 885-9213 Pearl's, which claims it has &179;the South's largest bridal collection,&178; is offering savings at its summer bridal sale.
360 BOUTIQUE 3143 Ponce De Leon St., 944-9360 Receive up to 50 percent off on selected clothing, shoes and accessories, from infant to plus sizes.
AH HA 3129 Magazine St., 296-2442 Mention this Gambit Weekly listing and receive an additional 15 percent off during the store's huge summer sale.
BAGATELLE 3926 Magazine St., 899-0260 Take up to 50 percent off selected items through July 31.
BALLIN'S 721 Dante St., 866-4367; 2917 Magazine St., 891-4502; 806 E. Boston St., Covington, (985) 892-0025 Selected merchandise is 30 percent to 75 percent off at all locations.
BELLINI 474 Metairie Road, Suite 102, Metairie, 835-2021 Save up to 60 percent off selected tops, skirts, dresses and jeans.
BOUTIQUE JOLI 2700-C Metairie Road, Metairie, 837-0534 Save 10 percent to 50 percent off selected jewelry and clothing lines, including Sweet Pea, Red Engine, Sergio Valente, XOXO, Muchacha and others.
CHILDREN'S ORCHARD 2047 Metairie Road, Metairie, 309-3022 Take 50 percent off selected new and resale clothing, toys and equipment through July 31. Every Tuesday, grandparents receive 10 percent off their entire purchase.
CREAM OF THE FROCK 2137 S. Carrollton Ave., 865-1665 Take 20 percent off merchandise throughout the store, plus receive an additional 5 percent off when you mention Gambit Weekly.
D. DARTNELL 2042 Magazine St., 568-1150 This store offers discount designer clothing all the time, and 15 percent off selected summer merchandise. Plus, receive 50 percent to 90 percent off special clearance merchandise through July 25.
DRESS TO KILL 207, 215 and 223 Dauphine St., 523-7778 Receive discounts of 50 percent to 80 percent off summer sportswear, including swimwear.
THE ENCORE SHOP 7814 Maple St., 861-9028 Fabulous bargains on consigned women's summer merchandise, including dresses, sportswear, shoes and accessories from favorite designers. All proceeds benefit the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.
FAIRY 3634 Magazine St., 264-2033 Receive up to 50 percent off selected summer merchandise.
FEBE 115 Metairie Road, Suite A, Metairie, 836-9798 Summer sale features items at 25 percent to 50 percent off, and if you present this Gambit Weekly listing, you will receive an additional 15 percent off through July 31.
FUNKY MONKEY 3127 Magazine St., 899-5587 Selected spring and summer styles are 25 percent to 75 percent off through July 31.
GAE-TANA'S 7732 Maple St., 865-9625 Check out this store's summer sale on clothing, shoes and accessories.
HOUSE OF LOUNGE 2044 Magazine St., 671-8300 Take 15 percent to 50 percent off selected merchandise during a special sale through July 25.
HUMBUG 2707 Williams Blvd., Kenner, 469-3339 Take 15 percent off anything in the store, including dance, ballroom, bridal, costumes, formals and tuxedos.
IL NEGOZIO 3607 Magazine St., 269-0131 Receive up to 66 percent off summer merchandise.
LA DOUX BOUTIQUE 207 W. Harrison Ave., 482-1535 Semi-annual three-for-two sale: choose three reduced-priced items and the least expensive one is free. Items are already reduced 25 percent to 50 percent.
MASSEY'S PROFESSIONAL OUTFITTERS 3363 Severn Ave., Metairie, 885-1144 Summer sportswear clearance sale features 20 percent to 40 percent off selected items.
METRO THREE 2032 Magazine St., 558-0212 Take 15 percent to 75 percent off selected items during a special sale through July 25.
MIMI 5500 Magazine St., 269-6464 Enjoy a summer sale featuring 50 percent off selected merchandise.
MILD RED 701 Dante St., 866-8242 All summer merchandise is 50 percent off.
MS. SPRATT'S 4206 Magazine St., 891-0063 Mention this listing in Gambit Weekly's &179;Best Buys & Bargains&178; issue and receive $15 off the purchase of $100 or more. Includes all merchandise.
NEW TO YOU DESIGNER CONSIGNMENT 2311 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 838-0029 Selected summer separates are 50 percent to 75 percent off original prices through Sept. 4.
ON THE OTHER HAND 8204 Oak St., 861-0159 Take up to 90 percent off selected merchandise, including such brands as Prada, Chanel, Vera Wang and Ellen Tracy.
THE PALM PATCH 5933 Magazine St., 899-9797; 800 Metairie Road, Suite R, Metairie, 833-0039 All spring and summer merchandise is 25 percent to 50 percent off.
PRIMA DONNA'S CLOSET 4409 Chastant St., Metairie, 885-3327; (Bridal Shop) 1206 St. Charles Ave., 522-3327; 1218 St. Charles Ave., 525-3327; 3258 Severn Ave., Metairie, 888-3327 Enjoy saving up to 75 percent off during a storewide sale at all locations, and $50 off bridal gowns from the Bridal Shop.
PRIORITIES 8128 Hampson St., 861-8780 Going to the mountains? All fleece separates are 50 percent off.
PERLIS CLOTHING 6070 Magazine St., 895-8661; 1281 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville, 674-1711 Take 20 percent to 50 percent off selected summer clothing for men, women and boys through July 31.
PRESS MENSWEAR 7621 Maple St., 862-9908 All swim trunks and tanks are 50 percent off.
PRET-A-PORTER 4866 Magazine St., 899-5905 Spring and summer merchandise is up to 50 percent off.
THE RED CARPET 3425 Magazine St., 281-4610 Grand opening sale features 20 percent off the store's entire stock.
SECOND GLANCE RESALE SHOPPE 5050 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 887-6070 All Christmas items are half-price during the Christmas in July sale. All summer items also are half-price, and every day is Senior Day with a regular 10 percent discount. During July most women's dresses, formals, wedding gowns, jewelry and accessories are half price. During August, get 50 percent off uniforms, baby's, children's and men's clothing.
STYLE LAB FOR MEN 3641 Magazine St., 304-5072 Take an additional 10 percent off sale merchandise and 15 percent off all Von Dutch merchandise through August.
TART'S PARLOUR 5926 Magazine St., 899-0988 Lucky Girl handmade leather purses and accessories are 20 percent off, plus all hats and Grind Queen underwear are 20 percent off.
TOTAL WOMAN 3964 Magazine St., 891-3964 All spring merchandise is 50 percent off.
TRASHY DIVA 2048 Magazine St., 299-8777 Receive discounts of 50 percent to 80 percent off selected merchandise through July 25.
WEINSTEIN'S 4011 Magazine St., 895-6278 All sale items are an additional 30 percent off.
WINKY'S 2038 Magazine St., 568-1020 Receive 15 percent off anything in the store, plus 50 percent off special clearance items, through July 25.
YVONNE LAFLEUR/NEW ORLEANS 8131 Hampson St., 866-9666 Clearance racks of Mardi Gras formals are $99 to $229 and white graduation dresses are $99; find final summer clearance prices of $29 to $99 on perfect rush dresses and back-to-school pieces.
JEWELRY & ACCESSORIES
AIDAN GILL FOR MEN INC. 2026 Magazine St., 587-9090 Take 10 percent to 30 percent off selected items during a special sale through July 25, and 20 percent off selected accessories and toiletries.
DL CREATIONS JEWELRY & GIFTS 4631 W. Napoleon Ave., Lobby, Metairie, 888-9461 Sterling silver jewelry is 20 percent off through Aug. 31.
KABUKI HANDCRAFTED HATS & ACCESSORIES 1036 Royal St., 523-8004 Mention this listing in Gambit Weekly and receive 20 percent off all Kabuki handcrafted hats and accessories through Labor Day.
MANO'S HANDBAG BOUTIQUE 7024 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Kenner, 779-7800 Up to 50 percent off selected purses or find initial handbags for $19.99 (were $29.99) and sidewalk specials for $9.99.
SYMMETRY 8138 Hampson St., 861-9925 Take 25 percent off all &179;red-tagged&178; merchandise.
THE WATCH AND CLOCK SHOP 824 Gravier St., 525-3961 E.S.Q watches are 25 percent off, in-stock styles only.
DISEGNO 4537 Magazine St., 894-6605 Summer sandals are 20 percent to 50 percent off, plus receive an extra 10 percent off with a school or college student ID. Offer valid through Sept. 6.
FEET FIRST 4119 Magazine St., 899-6800 Shop the clearance sale and receive up to 70 percent off selected shoes and accessories.
FOOT SOLUTIONS 3213 17 St., Suite 3, Metairie, 833-3555 Receive 30 percent to 40 percent off selected styles of New Balance, Etonic, National Geographic, Dino Monte, Stonefly and Saucony footwear.
JUANITA'S NAME BRAND DISCOUNT SHOES 721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 834-9511 Selected shoes are two pairs for the price of one; slippers are one-third off and other selected styles of shoes are 50 percent off.
ST. GERMAIN The Shops at Canal Place, 333 Canal St., Suite 208, 522-1720 Save 40 percent to 60 percent off selected spring and summer items.
SHOE ENVY 785 Harrison Ave., 488-6832 Take 30 percent to 50 percent off selected shoes.
SHOEFTY 6010 Magazine St., 896-8737 You can receive up to 50 percent off during the summer sale.
PETER A. CHOPIN FLORIST INC. 3138 Magazine St., 891-4455 Purchase fresh flowers with cash and get 25 percent off.
VILLERE'S FLORIST 1107 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 833-3716 Summer rose special features a dozen roses, any color, $9.99 (loose), cash and carry only.
AMERICAN AQUATIC GARDENS 621 Elysian Fields Ave., 944-0410 Take 15 percent off fountains, 25 percent off pottery, and $20 off water lilies with an in-store discount card.
EXTERIOR DESIGNS INC. By appointment, 866-0276 Free summer landscaping consultation.
THE GARDEN GATE 2036 Magazine St., 522-6599 Receive 15 percent to 50 percent off selected items during a special sale through July 25.
GREG'S GARDENS, LLC 117 Vogt Drive, 912-4769 Free landscaping estimates and consultations.
HAROLD'S INDOOR/OUTDOOR PLANTS 2900 St. Claude Ave., 947-7554 Mention this listing in Gambit Weekly and receive a 10 percent discount.
SWANSON'S STONE YARD, PERFECT PONDS AND STREAMS 3944 Peters Road, Harvey, 367-2339 Great prices on river rock, flagstone and accent borders. Call us for a summer pond clean out and service and receive 10 percent off when you mention Gambit Weekly.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
CENTER FOR LONGEVITY AND WELLNESS 3601 Houma Blvd., Suite 300, Metairie, 885-7350; www.clwnine.com Get a 20-minute lower back treatment that helps align your spine for half price -- just $15 -- and get relief from back and neck pain through a combination of relaxation techniques, gravity and specially designed cushions. Offer good through Aug. 31. Also book a one-hour massage and half-hour facial for $85.
FRANCO'S 111 Robert E. Lee Blvd., 286-8801 Join Franco's now and pay no dues until Labor Day. An annual membership is required, and some restrictions may apply. Offer expires July 31.
UPTOWN EYECARE 3640 Magazine St., 899-3937 Most eyeglasses frames are 50 percent off (there are some exclusions), through July.
HOME FURNISHINGS/ ACCESSORIES/ GIFTS
ALL THE BEST 3216 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 835-1499 Summer sale and clearance of selected decorative accessories and gifts feature markdowns up to 50 percent off, through Aug. 31.
ARABELLA FINE GIFTS 3902 Hwy. 22, Mandeville, (985) 727-9787 Everything in the store is 10 percent to 50 percent off during the summer sale, through July 31.
ARMADILLO SOUTH 4801 Washington Ave., 486-1150 Receive 10 percent off all stained glass.
BEDDING PLUS 4025 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 889-0105; 110 Terry Pkwy., Gretna, 227-8332; 61 Park Place. Covington, (985) 898-0255; 1310 Gauze Blvd., Slidell, (985-847-9920 Find low prices on the largest selection of the best names in bedding.
BELLA NOLA 4838 Magazine St., 897-9499 Selected lighting, furniture, gifts and home decor are up to 30 percent off during a hot summer sale.
CAMERON JONES FOR YOUR HOME 2127 Magazine St., 542-3119 Great one-of-a-kind specials are available, plus two-for-one scooter CD ladders and more bargains.
DANSK 541 Royal St., 522-0482 Semi-annual inventory blowout features up to 50 percent off selected items throughout the store, through Aug. 25.
DOERR FURNITURE 914 Elysian Fields Ave., 947-0606 Storewide sale includes 50 percent savings on solid-wood beds and up to 40 percent off other items throughout the store, plus 12 months interest free to qualified buyers.
FABRIXX THE HOME DECORATOR STORE 755 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 831-1118; 51 Park Place, Covington, (985) 809-1110 The Annual Remnant Riot sale from Aug. 12-21 features 10 percent to 50 percent off everything in the store and is the largest sale of the year at Fabrixx, which always has a huge selection of home decorating fabrics, starting at $5 a yard.
FISCHER-GAMBINO 602 Metairie Road, Metairie, 833-7757 Get a savings of 20 percent off all regular-priced lighting until Aug. 31.
GEORGIAN FURNISHINGS/BERGERHOME 5400 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, 733-4141 Take advantage of a special deal on a &179;Bergerhome&178; upholstered sofa in your choice of 18 microfibers, starting at $799.
THE GREAT ROOM 2330 Lapalco Blvd. Suite 12, Harvey, 368-2552 All lamps and pictures are 30 percent off regular price; Lampe Berger and Point a la Ligne are 10 percent off. Sale good July 20 through Labor Day.
HABITAT FUTONS 2332 Lapalco Blvd., Harvey 366-6966; 3812 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 888-2252; 1800 B N. Hwy. 190, Covington, (985) 898-1997 Save $25 to $100 on any futon package.
HOPKINS BLVD. IMPORTS 8300 Earhart Blvd., Suite 100, 864-0277 Receive 50 percent off Chinese antiques, and up to 50 percent off selected teak and mahogany items.
INTERIORS & EXTRAS 324 Metairie Road, Metairie, 835-9902 Bring in this listing and take 25 percent off any single item.
INTIMATE HOME 4121 Magazine St., 269-8020 Check out special deals on Intimate Home's ongoing sale table through Sept. 1.
JUDY AT THE RINK The Rink, 2727 Prytania St., 891-7012 Shop the storeroom for 50 percent to 75 percent off selected items.
JULIET CUSTOM FURNISHINGS 2001 Magazine St., 525-9481 Special clearance items are 50 percent off, and take 15 percent off anything in the store through July 25.
LA BELLE NOUVELLE ORLEANS 2112 Magazine St., 581-3733 Receive 25 percent to 50 percent off selected armoires, tables, cabinets, and beds.
LAURA'S TABLE FINE KITCHENWARE & GIFTS The Rink, 2727 Prytania St., 899-0817 Storewide sale features 20 percent to 50 percent off regular prices through Labor Day.
LOUBAT EQUIPMENT CO. 4141 Bienville St., 482-2554 For every cutlery purchase, receive a free cutting mat (only one per customer), valid through Aug 31.
MAGAZINE MATTRESS & BED CO. 3446 Magazine St., 899-4615 or 897-3787 All &179;memory foam&178; mattresses are 15 percent off through July 31.
MIRE ANTIQUES 2050 Magazine St., 568-9944 Take 15 percent off furniture purchases through July 25.
NABORS 4524 Shores Drive, Metairie, 779-3515 Mention this listing and receive 15 percent off topiaries and 10 percent off everything else in the store through August.
NEOPHOBIA 2022 Magazine St., 569-9963 Take 10 percent to 20 percent off selected items through July 25.
NEW ORLEANS CRAB BAG CO. 606 Royal St., 552-2722 Selected hand-painted pottery and glassware is 50 percent off through Sept. 1.
NEW ORLEANS FINE RUGS 6117 Magazine St., 899-1595 Receive a free pad with a purchase of a rug through Sept. 1.
NOLA RUGS 3944 Magazine St., 891-3304 All rugs in the warehouse are 50 percent off through Sept. 1.
OBJETS TROUVES 3956 Magazine St., 897-5066 Selected merchandise is 20 percent to 40 percent off through Labor Day.
ORIENT EXPRESSED IMPORTS INC. 3905 Magazine St., 899-3060 A new shipment of antiques has arrived, and previously stocked merchandise is 20 percent off to make room for new items.
RAY LANGLEY INTERIORS 434 Julia St., 522-2284 Through the end of July, save 20 percent on LeCorbusier items made by Cassina.
RELICS 2010 Magazine St., 525-9190 Selected items are 15 percent to 40 percent off through July 25.
RENAISSANCE 3815 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite B, Metairie, 454-3320; 100 N. La Barre Road. Metairie, 304-5020 Fine consignment contemporary furnishings, antiques and home decor at 40 percent to 80 percent off retail prices.
ROYAL CRESCENT INTERIORS 4118 Magazine St., 891-5600 Elaborate French green iron settee and chair are 50 percent off.
SHANTY TOO 2027 Magazine St., 525-4388 Enjoy discounts on selected items throughout the store.
TALEBLOO ORIENTAL RUGS 2015 Magazine St., 581-9700 Take 35 percent to 70 percent off everything in the store through July 25.
UP/UNIQUE PRODUCTS 2038 Magazine St., 568-1020 Enjoy $15 clock specials and 15 percent off anything else in the store through July 25.
SCRIPTURA 5423 Magazine St., 897-1555 Receive 10 percent off all leather goods when you mention this listing in Gambit Weekly.
STATIONER OF NEW ORLEANS 3947 Magazine St., 895-4868 Engraved stationery is 20 percent off through July 31. YOU'RE INVITED 7815 Maple St., 324-6842 Receive 10 percent off custom-printed stationary orders through Labor Day.
- David Richmond
- Light Up Your Summer -- All lamps in the store, including this one by Willow Green with a shade of glass tubes and beads, are 30 percent off at The Great Room (2330 Lapalco Blvd. Suite 12, Harvey, 368-2552).
- David Richmond
- Window Art -- Take 10 percent off all stained-glass items, including this salvaged window from about 1900, at Armadillo South (4801 Washington Ave., 486-1150).
- David Richmond
- Sunshine on Your Shoulder -- A bright yellow tie-waist blouse and beach-scene printed pants by Victoria Pappas are among the summer fashions marked up to 50 percent off at Bagatelle (3926 Magazine St., 899-0260).
- David Richmond
- Pretty in Persimmon -- Embroidered flowers on a persimmon-colored strapless dress by Fioridi Zucca and coordinating metallic strappy mules by Claudia Ciutti are just a sampling of the items available for 30 percent to 75 percent off at Ballin's (721 Dante St., 866-4367; 2917 Magazine St., 891-4502; 806 E. Boston St., Covington, (985) 892-0025).
- Flirty Fashions -- Take 25 percent off this pleated mini skirt and matching spaghetti-strap top by BCBG and up to 60 percent off other selections at Bellini (474 Metairie Road, Suite 102, Metairie, 835-2021).
- David Richmond
- Simple Elegance -- Only $99, this white satin gown and others on sale now are perfect for a wedding, graduation or other special event, from Yvonne LaFleur (8131 Hampson St., 866-9666)
- David Richmond
- Savings In the Bag -- The insulated floral bag is just $7 and the lime handbag with a large flower on the front is just $3.50 after you take a 50 percent discount at Judy at the Rink (The Rink, 2727 Prytania St., 891-7012).
- David Richmond
- A Sale with Sole -- Green leather thongs with satin leaves by Oliver and tang patent leather and white platform sandals by Via Uno are among the styles that are 20 percent to 50 percent off at Disegno (4537 Magazine St., 894-6605).
- David Richmond
- See the Value -- A wide range of designer eyeglasses frames, including a rhinestone-studded caramel and blue version by Lafont and a touch of plaid by Burberry, are half-price at Uptown Eyecare (3640 Magazine St., 899-3937).
- David Richmond
- Kitchen Wizards -- This colorful platter with a maitre d' scene is 20 percent off, and other kitchen accoutrements are up to 50 percent off at a storewide sale at Laura's Table Fine Kitchenware & Gifts (The Rink, 2727 Prytania St., 899-0817).
- David Richmond
- Happy Feet -- Shoppers will find deep discounts on designer shoes such as these tan pumps with dot cutouts and champagne rose sandals, both by Sacha, at Feet First (4119 Magazine St., 899-6800).
- David Richmond
- Drink It In -- All Seagull Pewter, including these martini glasses, pitcher and faux jade coasters in a pewter holder, are 50 percent off at All the Best (3216 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 835-1499).
- Well Suited -- A summer skirt and jacket that can take you into the fall are a good deal, especially at 50 percent off, at Fairy (3634 Magazine St., 269-2033).
- David Richmond
- All-around Savings -- Temperatures in New Orleans are hot, and so are the savings -- up to 50 percent -- on sundresses, sandals and a host of other fashions at 360 Boutique (3143 Ponce De Leon St., 944-9360).