With massive renovations on the agenda for next month, Uncle Otis (26 Bellair) is practically begging you - via a half-off winter gear sale - to come in and help clear the racks. Seeing as all the store's quality labels boast serious street cred, you might consider hurrying. Monday to Friday 11:30 am to 7 pm, Saturday 11:30 am to 6 pm, Sunday noon to 4 pm. 416-920-2281.
Is your abode in need of a decor overhaul? Feel free to take your old hand-me-down furniture to the curb - until month's end, you can save up to 40 per cent on all floor models, 20 per cent on furniture orders and 40 to 70 per cent on selected discounted accessories at Fluid Living 's Boxing Month Sale (55 Mill, building 8, or 622 Queen West). Call for store hours. 416-850-4266, 416-681-0379, www.fluidliving.com.
With leather boots and shoes priced at $20 and $15 respectively, you can stop worrying about the gas (or GO Train) money you'll spend trekking to Unionville's notorious - and aptly named - discount shoe shop, What Girls Want (161 Main, Unionville). Monday to Saturday 11 am to 7 pm, Sunday noon to 7 pm. 905-305-0999.
If one of your New Year's resolutions involves breaking up with your TV and adding cultural and artistic events to your life, man, are you in luck. CulturePack has made this goal a breeze by doing all the legwork for you. Here's how it works: Choose either a weeknight or weekend pass for only $285 (or less), both of which include five unique urban cultural experiences ranging from modern dance to theatre, from the symphony to film, one per month, from January to May. Tickets await you at the door, and pre- and post-events are planned, too, where insights into the performance can be gained from the performers and creators first-hand. Watch out, A&E. 416-599-5400 ext 24, www.culturepack.com.
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