Have a blast from the past.
Ash & Arrow
What: The locally run vintage-apparel Etsy shop now offers free in-home consults. E-mail the owners which pieces you’d like to see, and they’ll bring them to you to try on.
Why: They also tote along champers for group appointments or parties.
When: Your wardrobe needs a lift.
Where: Online at etsy.com. E-mail email@example.com for an appt.
Maria’s Mayoral Brew-ha-ha
What: Raise a glass to the upcoming election with cocktails named for the candidates, like Rahm and Coke and Chico & Da Mayor (a shot of Jim Beam and can of Modelo).
Why: Every order counts as a faux vote.
When: Thru Tues.
Where: Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar, 960 W. 31st St., at Morgan St. (773-890-0588).
What: Former One Sixtyblue and Cafe des Architectes chef Martial Noguier has landed at the just-opened Parisian-style bistro.
Why: Get your Franco-loving mitts on country pâté, sardines on crispy toast, and oxtail ravioli.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 5-10:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5-11:30 p.m.; Sun., 5-10 p.m.
Where: 840 N. Wabash Ave., at Chestnut St. (312-944-8400).
Caroline DeVillo Couture Bridal Sample Sale
What: Silk and satin gowns by the local designer go for 30-70 percent off (prices start at $500).
Why: You’ll fall head over heels for the flattering silhouettes.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: 1616 N. Damen Ave., at North Ave., ste. 301 (773-342-0096). R.S.V.P. (recommended) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hearty’s Soul Food Sundays
What: The Boystown resto invites y’all to come back with a three-course, Southern-style menu.
Why: It has a way with pecans and black-eyed peas.
When: Sun., 5-9 p.m.
Where: 3819 N. Broadway, b/t Sheridan Rd. & Grace St. (773-868-9866).
Photo: Courtesy of Ash & Arrow