Kim Dudek, owner of Belladonna Day Spa and Retail Therapy (2900 Magazine St., 891-4393) and Bellanoche Bedding and Sleepwear (3632 Magazine St., 891-6483) is offering a free hurricane handbook to area residents. The "Be Prepared" handbook is filled with information about hurricane evacuation and a disaster kit checklist. You can pick up your handbook at Belladonna or Bellanoche, or log on to www.belladonnadayspa.com for a free download.
Get your feet set for the summer and beyond during the semi-annual shoe sale at Gentry (6047 Magazine St., 899-4223). The sale, which lasts through this week and next, features 15 percent off all in-stock shoes, plus a good selection of styles and colors of discontinued shoes for half their regular price.
Shop for bargains at Lakeside Shopping Center (3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 835-8000) during a " sidewalk sale" featuring discounted items at a number of stores throughout the mall through Tuesday, July 4.
Stock up on fashions for men, women and boys at a summer sale at Perlis (1281 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville, 985-674-1711; 6070 Magazine St., 895-8661), where you'll find 20 to 50 percent off spring and summer merchandise through July.
Take advantage of the "half-yearly" sale at Sharper Image (1 Poydras St., Riverwalk Marketplace, 524-0636; 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Lakeside Shopping Center, Metairie, 838-4458) and receive up to 70 percent off a range of items.
Snap (240 Metairie Road, Metairie, 849-9988) has opened a second store for its fashion-forward apparel for women, this one at 3326 Magazine St., 849-9988.