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The Weekend Guide

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Hello, lover.

DESIRE
Manolo Blahnik
What:
The legendary shoe designer makes a rare appearance in the Gold Coast, where he’ll sign heels from his recent Barneys capsule collection. XO.
Why: You’re tired of staring at your snow stompers.
When: Fri., 5-7 p.m.
Where: Barneys New York, 15 E. Oak St., at Rush St., 2nd flr. (312-587-1700).

PAINT
Tipsy Nail Art Party
What:
Polish one off at this ladies’ night brought to you by DJ Lani Love, AstroWifey, and Tipsy Zine.
Why: A manicure and a martini for $15.
When: Fri., 9 p.m.
Where: Beauty Bar, 1444 W. Chicago Ave., at Bishop St. (312-226-8828).

REJUVENATE
Chinese New Year Spa Specials

What:
Ring in the Year of the Horse with treatments employing ancient Asian skin care secrets.
Why: A bamboo and sesame body buff and a ginger-wasabi detox wrap.
When: Thru Feb. 28.
Where: Chuan Spa at the Langham Hotel, 330 N. Wabash Ave., b/t Kinzie St. & Wacker Dr. (312-923-7650).

EAT
Brunch at Summer House Santa Monica
What:
The stars of this new menu are the baked goods: buttery English muffins, the gooeyest bran muffin we’ve ever had, and cookies the size of our heads. Eggs, pancakes, waffles, and cocktails also make appearances.
Why: It’s a long way to summer — and California.
When: Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 1954 N. Halsted St., at Armitage Ave. (773-634-4100).

DEVOUR
Olympics Cupcakes
What
: The Near North Side cafe’s specially decorated Sochi treats were made for your opening ceremony party.
Why: The first 100 customers to whisper “gold” on Friday receive a free cupcake of their choice.
When: Thru Feb. 23. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Sprinkles Cupcakes, 50 E. Walton St., b/t Michigan Ave. & Rush St. (312-573-1600).

EXHALE
Meditation Workshop
What:
The guided class focuses on pranayama (breathing with intention) and deep relaxation techniques.
Why: Get your om on.
When: Fri., 8-9:45 p.m.
Where: Namaskar Yoga, 3946 N. Southport Ave., at Irving Park Rd. (773-472-0930). Admission ($18) at paypal.com or at the door ($20).

Photo: Getty Images

LOCATIONS
1954 N Halsted St
@ Armitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
773-634-4100
3946 N Southport Ave
@ Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613
773-472-0930
330 N Wabash Ave
bt Kinzie St & Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60611
312-923-7650
50 E Walton St
bt Michigan Ave & Rush St
Chicago, IL 60611
312-573-1600
1444 W Chicago Ave
@ Bishop St
Chicago, IL 60642
312-226-8828
15 E Oak St
@ Rush St
Chicago, IL 60611
312-587-1700
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