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May Street Market Prix Fixe
What: Chef Alex Cheswick dishes a three-course dinner (choices include local veggie gazpacho, BBQ smoked pork shoulder, and a flight of cupcakes) for an easy-to-swallow $25.
Why: Conserve another buck and BYOB.
When: Mon.-Sat., 5-10 p.m.
Where: 1132 W. Grand Ave., at May St. (312-421-5547).
What: Scroll your way to bliss on the just-launched website offering discounts of 10-45 percent off at local salons and spas.
Why: The women’s haircut and style for $25 (reg. $37) at Sejour for starters.
When: On impulse, of course.
Where: Online at spaciety.com.
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What: Become our fan for special deals, early access to sales, and sneak peeks at upcoming stories.
Why: You like us. You really like us.
Where: Online at facebook.com.
Sarca Summer Sale
What: Gold Coast shop knocks 40 percent off summer merch (Mara Hoffman silk shorts, Bex Rox rose gold rings, Les Copains jersey dresses).
Why: Operation Extend Sandal Season is in effect.
When: Thru Aug. 31. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 710 N. Wabash St., at Huron St. (312-255-0900).
Rubik’s Cube Competition
What: Watch as gamers race to complete their puzzles. (They even do it blindfolded and one-handed.)
Why: Cat & Mouse Game Store’s brainteasers to try on the side.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: Chicago Public Library Bucktown-Wicker Park, 1701 N. Milwaukee Ave., at Wabansia Ave. (312-744-6022). Admission is free.
360See Second Anniversary Show
What: The gallery coasts into its third year with an exhibition by photographer Eric Bessel, painter Heidi Martin Kuster, and sculptor Stefanie Dueck.
Why: Bessel’s Grass/Hair photo series keeps you guessing.
When: Sat.-Aug. 20. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; by appt.
Where: 1924 N. Damen Ave., b/t Homer & Cortland Sts. (773-698-6340).
Photo: Chris Cassidy / Courtesy of May Street Market