There's a ton of great shopping events happening this weekend " and it's perfect timing, too.
In a couple more weeks, I won't be able to leave the house without wishing for one of those misting-fan things
. (And how hilarious is that graphic, by the way? Thankfully, the personal mister " which sounds slightly like a euphemism for a rent boy, maybe George Rekers
can tell us more about that " is all I could possibly have in common with the classy guy in that illustration, from a 2006 issue of Maxim.) Antique Avenue
is continuing a storewide sale through this Sunday. This established antique store along N.W. 23rd Street is a really great place to head for lovely antique furniture, jewelry and vintage nostalgia pieces. I've even spied antique glass eyes there before, so it just proves there's something for everyone at Antique Avenue (yes, even you hard-to-please fake-body-part enthusiasts).
This Saturday, Antique Avenue will also host a flea market in the parking lot, weather permitting, so there'll be a ton going on.
Like I mentioned in this week's ShopGirl, the monthly Live on the Plaza
is this Friday. Special this month is an event being hosted by Allioppe
, a great, local shopping blog.
The Allioppe Shoppe Crawl takes place from 7-11 p.m. Visitors can pick up a shopping card and get it stamped at various Plaza District shops for a chance to enter a raffle and win prizes (like Lyric tickets