Sudo Shoes has sandals and summer flats and heels marked down 20 percent. Find colorful and sporty styles from Teva, Blowfish, and Crocs (not the Crocs you’re thinking of). The store’s shoes are vegan — no animal ingredients or byproducts. The sale is expected to run at least through Labor Day (Sept. 2). Sudo Shoes is at 1771 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-354-1771. www.facebook.com/sudoshoes
CUTTING THE RUGS
Dover Rug & Home is running an End of Summer Tent Sale through Labor Day. Select hand-knotted rugs and in-stock carpeting is marked down 20-70 percent; find traditional and contemporary styles from Barbara Barry, Karastan, Tufenkian, Kevin Walz, Company C, and others. The showroom is at 721 Worcester St. (Route 9), Natick, 508-651-3500. www.doverrug.com
STEPPING OUT IN THE SOUTH END
The annual South End neighborhood sidewalk sale happens Friday through Sunday, with big discounts on clothing, home items, jewelry, kids gear, food, and more from around 20 businesses. Participants include Coco Baby, Flock, Lekker Home, M. Flynn Accessories, Sault, and Uniform; find a complete list at www.southendbusiness.com (click on “Events”). Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, though hours at specific stores may vary. Some shops will participate two of the three days.
SUPPLIES FOR THE STUDENT ARTIST
Artist & Craftsman Supply is offering a few back-to-school specials. Amsterdam acrylics, Georgian oil paints, and Canson and Strathmore sketch and other pads are 50 percent off of list price; Golden acrylics and mediums and Gamblin oils and mediums are 40 percent off of list price. (These are larger discounts below the list price than what the stores normally offer.) The specials run through October. Artist & Craftsman Supply locations include 580 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-354-3636, and 751 Broadway (Route 1), Saugus, 781-233-3306. www.artistcraftsman.com
ADD UP THE SAVINGS AT ADLER
Jonathan Adler has select floor models marked down 40 percent through Sept. 3. When we stopped in, choices included armchairs in cheerful colors, a retro walnut-veneer folding screen, a sleek lacquer console, and more. Summer accessories are marked down up to 50 percent, including melamine dishware and glasses, beach towels, and more. Jonathan Adler is at 129 Newbury St., Boston, 617-437-0018. www.jonathanadler.com
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