Shops in Wellesley’s Linden Square are hosting a sidewalk sale on Saturday. (Look for the balloons in front of the participating stores, all located at 165-200 Linden Street.) French Lessons (www.frenchlessons-boutique.com) will offer 10 percent off all in-store purchases of women’s clothing (above) and accessories; Magic Beans (www.mbeans.com) will have baby gear and toys marked down up to 65 percent; and Stepping Stone Acupuncture
(www.steppingstoneacu.com) will offer free 20-minute “stress buster” treatments and a 25 percent discount on acupuncture appointments booked during the sidewalk sale. (Limit one discounted appointment per customer.) All store discounts apply to the Linden Square location only. See Shoplindensquare.com for a complete list of deals. (Click on “sidewalk sale.”)
SAVINGS IN THE SOUTH END
South End businesses are also hosting a big neighborhood sidewalk sale tomorrow through Sunday, with steep markdowns on clothing, jewelry, home items, and more. Among the deals, Patch NYC (The Courtyard at 46 Waltham St., Boston, 917-292-2640, www.patch
nyc.com) will have a large selection of jewelry, scarves, books, antiques, and home decor at 50-75 percent off; Coco Baby (1636 Washington St., Boston, 617-247-2229, www.cocobabyboston.com) will have steeply discounted spring and summer Egg Baby by Susan Lazar, Morgan & Milo, Pale Cloud, Anaïs & I, and Petit Bateau; M. Flynn Accessories (40 Waltham St., Boston, 617-292-0079, www.mflynnjewelry.com) will have Alexis Bittar and Erickson Beamon jewelry marked down at least 40 percent. Find a full list of participating shops and days they are participating at www.boston
.com/bargainbin. (Not all will participate all three days.)
AT WEST ELM
West Elm has upholstery marked down 15 percent in-store and online through Sept. 3. Sale items include sofas, chairs, and ottomans in a variety of fabrics and leather. West Elm is at 160 Brookline Ave., Boston, 617-450-9500 and 6 Wayside Road (Wayside Commons), Burlington, 781-221-5626. www.west
MARKDOWNS ARE IN THE BAG
Apricot Lane Boutique is offering 20-50 percent off all its handbags tomorrow through Sunday. (Look for the slip of paper inside the bag to reveal your discount.) The selection includes clutches, hobos, and print cloth bags from Big Buddha, Melie Bianco, Flipped Bird, and others. Apricot Lane is at the Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody, 978-531-1200. www.apricotlanepeabody.com
DISCOUNTS BY DESIGN AT TALIA DON
Jewelry designer Talia Don has pieces marked down up to 50 percent today at her Newton studio. She uses freshwater pearls, semi-precious stones, Swarovski crystals, and sterling silver and gold in her work, which is also sold at Bloomingdale’s. Don is offering consultations during the sale for customers looking to rework and redesign their own pieces. The studio is at 865 Washington St., Suite
1, Newton, 617-795-1926, www.jewelrybytalia.com. Sale hours are
10 a.m to 7 p.m. today.
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