Garage sales in Chicago can be an exciting shopping experience and sometimes you need to release that inner warrior to get some great bargains during your treasure hunting experience, or if you’re hosting one, be sure you’ve got your crew prepared for an unforgettable money-making event!
Garage Sale Warrior is your complete guide to garage, thrift and flea market sales for Chicago. With the interactive map, finding your best bargain has never been easier. Enter a click and and a keyword and you’ve got a bead on that industrial chic coffee table that will absolutely make your living room.
Having a sale yourself this weekend? Be sure it’s posted on the Garage Sale Warrior map to go out to thousands of garage sale junkies around town. Along with planning your garage sale strategy each weekend, I hope you’ll join the Warrior buzz on the people, the merch, the digs and dives that make up this contemporary archeology in Chicago.
Diana Durkes is a writer who’s in the reclamation business. For the past few years, she’s combed the alleys, yard sales and dumpsters around Chicago in search of the tossed and found of urban life. She then drags it all home and refurbishes her finds into respectable members of household society again
In addition to writing Garage Sale Warrior, she shares the how-to’s for her makeovers on her blog, Fine Diving in Chicago. She contributes the monthly Tossed and Found column in Time Out Chicago. She also features many of her makeover projects under the label Table for Eight on Etsy.
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