Love makes the weekend go ’round.
Hearty Boys’s Brunch
What: Cooking show studs launch Sunday brunch with mascarpone-stuffed French toast, maple couscous, and more.
Why: The Tang mimosas rock.
When: Every Sun., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 3819 N. Broadway St., b/t Grace St. & Sheridan Rd. (773-244-9866).
North & Clark Cafe
What: Chicago History Museum spot opens for soups, salads, and city classics (Chi-style hot dogs, 1893 World’s Fair brownies).
Why: Pretty Lincoln Park views served on the side.
When: Mon.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: 1601 N. Clark St., at North Ave. (312-799-2254).
Becoming Edvard Munch: Influence, Anxiety, and Myth
What: Major exhibit of 150 paintings and works on paper by the Norwegian artist and his contemporaries.
Why: It’s Munch time.
When: Opens Sat. Mon.-Wed. & Fri., 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave., at Adams St. (312-930-4040).
Hearts and Hounds Celebration
What: Bring your pooch to — or adopt one at — the fund-raiser for retired racing greyhounds.
Why: Drinks. Food. Music. Heavy petting.
When: Sat., 7-10 p.m.
Where: K9 University, 2945 W. Lake St., b/t Francisco Ave. & Sacramento Blvd. (773-533-5959). Tickets online at greyhoundsonly.com.
Spa Treatments & Singles Party
What: Manis or massages for $15; drink specials and a singles party sweeten the deal.
Why: Stag, you’re it.
When: Sat. Treatments, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; singles party, till 3 a.m.
Where: The Fifty/50, 2047 W. Division St., b/t Damen & Hoyne Aves. R.S.V.P. for treatments to 773-489-5050.