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We've talked about sidewalk sales a lot this summer, we know. But it seems as if we've been steadily building up to this one moment: the Andersonville Sidewalk Sale, taking place this Friday through Sunday. Andersonville is known for being one of the few nabes made up of amazing mom and pop shops, and leaving the commercialization to the other 'hoods; but A'ville's indie offerings are nothing to sneeze at. With handmade soaps at Milk Handmade, and worldly furnishings from Cassona, Andersonville is the go-to place for some of the most unique gifts and wares not seen anywhere else.
The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is responsible for this behemoth sale, which runs almost a mile long from the 5000-5800 blocks of North Clark Street. There is something for everyone at the sale, not just oodles of bargains and deals-- there's even a Women & Children Used Book portion to the sale, in which the proceeds will benefit the Women's Voices Fund, which promotes children to read and women to bring feminist issues to light. We're so excited about the sale that we can hardly contain ourselves. Some accessories from Presence boutique and bespoke things for our pets at Ruff 'N Stuff Pet Center are definitely on our list of what we'll be purchasing.
· Andersonville Chamber of Commerce [Official Site]