Join Strangelovely (strangelovely.com) and Hopscotch & Soda (etsy.com/shop/HopscotchandSoda) for their grand opening party today from 6 to 9 p.m. at their new 2,000-square-foot store at 2511 West North Avenue. They’ll be displaying vintage furniture, décor, women’s wear, and accessories. No worries if you can’t make the party: Starting Friday they will have regular hours of 12 to 7 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.
MarketSquare (3065 N. Rockwell St., marketsquarehome.com), a new furniture and home décor consignment business in Chicago, is having its first-ever warehouse sale this Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All inventory will be 20 percent off that day with free white-glove delivery on orders over $300. Browse the inventory ahead on the store's website.
Gethsemane Garden Center (5735 N. Clark St., gethsemanegardens.com) is launching its spring season with an open house this Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guest lectures, demonstrations for every skill level, and a huge orchid sale will get you started on your spring gardening. Children can take part in hands-on workshops and learn all about plants.
Primitive (130 N. Jefferson St., beprimitive.com) is debuting its new showrooms today. It’s introducing the new Primitive Collectible Home with all new luxury showrooms, featuring Aerin, Ralph Lauren, Oly, Kelly Wearstler, and EJ Victor.
Head over to Accent Minded’s updated website (2205 W. 19th St., accentminded.com) for its new marked-down section to shop awesome curated resale furniture and home goods. Right now it has a grey high back settee on sale for $280 that can be used as a dining bench or as an addition to your modern living space.
Bravo star Jeff Lewis is partnering with Walter E. Smithe (2009 N. Clybourn Ave., smithe.com) to bring new and affordable designs to Chicagoland. As part of the partnership, Lewis has curated ten room vignettes using resources only available at Walter E. Smithe that will be showcased at Smithe Chicagoland showrooms through September. Join them Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. for “Happy Hour with Jeff Lewis.”