Andersonville Sidewalk Sale Time!

OMG! It's Andersonville Sidewalk Sale time!!Join us for all kinds of hoarder's delight over the weekend. We'll set up shop out on the sidewalk along with lots of other Andersonville spots. We've spent a good chunk of our summer combing through goodies from all three of our store locations— you won't want to miss this one! Check out the deets here. swedish-american-museum-chicago-201407062003-14.881 Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram for updates and peeks at some of our finds! See ya at 10am Saturday morning!


Twosided's Valentine's Pinata Bar

Hearts, and unicorns, and poodles— OH MY! Twosided Chicago is excited to premiere an all new Pinata Bar this Valentine's Day! There's nothing quite like taking a sweet, sappy animal, stuffing it with candy, and then your lover beating the *$!@ out of it. Seriously, it's AMAZING.

Twosided Chicago's Pinata Bar | Foursided.comThe perfect gift for your bf, gf, hubby, wifey, bff, whatever. Everyone loves Pinatas! Perouse our fully stocked Candy Bar full of tasty treats and kitschy treasures to stuff in your box and rain down on your giftee!

Twosided Chicago's Pinata Bar | Twosided Chicago's Pinata Bar | Foursided.comThis is an opportunity for extreme gifting you won't want to miss! Handmade hearts and diamonds are ready for giving. You're sweetie is sure to be thrilled.

Twosided Chicago's Pinata Bar | Stop by Twosided at 2958 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657 Monday—Friday: 11am - 7pm Saturdays: 10am - 7pm Sundays: 11am - 6pm The Pinata Bar is available at Twosided only, but the Foursided shops are stuffed to the rafters with Valentine's goodies you won't want to miss!

Three ways it pays to shop local this year.

The stats are in. It's quite simple, really. After the conclusion of a 10 year study by Civic Economics on the monetary impact of local shops vs corporate chains there are pages of important proof on the benefits of shopping local businesses. C.E. dedicated years of time, endless amounts of number crunching, and research right in our Andersonville backyard. Maybe you're not into reading statistics- that's okay. We've got one key point we really want to get out there.

Please share this image in your support of shopping local this season.

Use your Holiday spending to vote where you believe your money is most valued. A great place to start is by checking out local chamber of commerce sites for businesses that are active within their community. In Chicago, the Lakeview East Chamber and Andersonville Chamber are each giving away $50 gift cards to shoppers purchasing in their neighborhoods with participating retailers. Check out the details on their sites for information on qualifications and redemption. aville-chamberlakeview-east-chamber Also, this Saturday November 30th, you can earn a $10 statement credit when using your registered AmEx at participating small businesses- including all three of our shops. amex-registration There are many more ways to save! Follow your favorite local shops on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest as many small businesses use these platforms to announce sales and flash deals you may miss otherwise. We love to share news & promotions via email, as do many small shops, so joining their list brings the deals directly to you. (Plus, they won't send you an email everyday like major corporations. Phew!)

How do you save when shopping local? We'd love to know (we shop local too, ya know!)