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The Weekend Guide

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VOW
Committed Wedding Event
What:
Chicago Green Wedding Alliance helps you with happily ever after by showing organic and sustainable vendors, from caterers to dressmakers to photographers.
Why: Fall in love with invites from Spilled Ink Press, flowers from Pollen, and DJs from Cage and Aquarium.
When: Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: Greenhouse Loft, 2545 W. Diversey Ave., b/t Rockwell St. & Maplewood Ave. Tickets ($10 for singles, $15 for couples) online at brownpapertickets.com.

SEE
Asylum
What:
Local artist Nicole Gordon theatrically dresses a gallery with her large-scale, fun-house-like paintings and sculptures inspired by the works.
Why: She could have a second career as a set designer.
When: Thru Mar. 10.
Where: Linda Warren Projects, 327 N. Aberdeen St., at Carroll Ave. (312-432-9500).

EAT
Brunch at
Urban Union
What:
Wake up to oysters on the half shell, Bar Harbor mussels, suckling lamb, whole snapper, and other eye-openers.
Why: Sometimes pancakes just don’t cut it.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 1421 W. Taylor St., b/t Loomis & Laflin Sts. (312-929-4302).

SIP
Cocktails at Bistronomic
What:
The French bistro rolls out a new drink menu that flirts with Campari and St-Germain.
Why: Sweetly seductive You Don’t Know Jacques (Campari, St-Germain, and sparkling wine).
When: Dinner, Mon.; lunch & dinner, Tues.-Sun.
Where: 840 N. Wabash Ave., at Chestnut St. (312-944-8400).

SHOP
Handle with Care Winter Sale
What:
The Old Town boutique shows how low it can go, knocking 70 percent off.
Why: Designer and ready-to-wear clothing from Nanette Lepore, Halston Heritage, Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent, Shoshanna, Trina Turk, and more.
When: Thru Feb. 29.
Where: 1706 N. Wells St., at Eugenie St. (312-751-2929).

Photo: Thomas Barwick / Getty Images

LOCATIONS
2545 W Diversey Ave
bt Rockwell St & Maplewood Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
312-733-5762
Linda Warren Projects
327 N Aberdeen St
@ Carroll Ave
Chicago, IL 60607
312-432-9500
1421 W Taylor St
bt Loomis & Laflin Sts
Chicago, IL 60607
312-929-4302
840 N Wabash Ave
@ Chestnut St
Chicago, IL 60611
312-944-8400
1706 N Wells St
@ Eugenie St
Chicago, IL 60614
312-751-2929
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