Get down to Earth.
What: The Swedish band fronted by José González floats over for a live gig of feel-good folk rock.
Why: You want to mellow out.
When: Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave., at Cortez St. (773-276-3600). Tickets ($15) online at ticketweb.com.
Brunch at Table Fifty-Two
What: Chef Art Smith rises to the Sunday-morning occasion with Southern food.
Why: Shake away sleep dust with shrimp and grits or fried chicken and waffles.
When: Every Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 52 W. Elm St., at Dearborn St. Reservations (recommended) to 312-573-4000.
Béatrice Puysségur Trunk Show
What: Pluck pieces from the Lyon designer’s spring/summer women’s collection of smartly tailored, work-appropriate clothing.
Why: Pretty printed silk dresses are too colorful to be strictly business.
When: Fri., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Florodora, 330 S. Dearborn St., b/t Jackson Blvd. & Van Buren St. (312-212-8860).
Ride the City
What: The new website maps out the quickest and safest way to get from place to place by bike.
Why: Gear up for outdoor festival and concert season.
When: You want to give your car a break.
Where: Online at ridethecity.com.
Cedar Valley Sustainable Farm CSA
What: The Ottawa family operation delivers its meaty harvest to the city. Buy in ($285-$1,080) for monthly helpings of beef, chicken, pork, and eggs — all sustainably and ethically grown.
Why: Every delivery yields a new cut, from filet mignon to pot roast.
When: Delivery schedule online at cedarvalleysustainable.com.
Where: Sign up online at cedarvalleysustainable.com. Pickups at Provenance Food and Wine, 2528 N. California Ave., b/t Logan Blvd. & Altgeld St.; 2312 W. Leland Ave., at Western Ave. For more info, call 815-431-9544.
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