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RIVER EAST - Tonight is your last night to see "Forever Marilyn,” the 26-foot tall sculpture by American artist Seward Johnson. The process of dismantling the blonde giant will happen tonight with the ideal viewing at 10PM. If you show up on The Avenue you'll see cranes and levitating body parts - this will be the ultimate photo op. Far better than a peace sign pose, a Tim Tebow prayer pose or an upskirt lookie-loo pose. [Racked Wire]
RAVENSWOOD - Searching for the perfect Mother's Day gift? You know she loves plants so why not bring her out to Alapash Home, Chicago's hippest terrarium shop right now. This coming Friday, May 11, the green gift store
is hosting a night of shopping wonderful terrariums, air plant and succulent arrangements, candles, cards and more home accesories that would make the perfect Mother's Day gift. Oh, there's sangria too. [Racked Inbox]
LAKEVIEW - You'r mother is tired. Let her sit down and rest for a minute, okay? If she has a seat but it could be a little spicier here's your chance to spend some quality time with her making that extra spicy seat for her. Recovered in Lakeview is offering 10% off mother/daughter or mother/son reupholstering classes. Maybe this is your chance to reupholster a chair handed down by your Grandmother... whoa that would be worth mega brownie points [Racked Inbox]
GOLD COAST - LA's well-known purveyor of vintage and modern Hollywood glamour, Decades is coming back to Chicago. It happens at space519 in the 900 North Michigan Shops for the ultimate luxury consignment shopping experience. Plus, this is the Windy City launch of the sexy shoe collab with Modern Vintage. It opens May 11th from 3PM-8PM. And don't worry if you miss the launch, the trunk show remains open throughout the wekend with all shoes priced at $150 on Sunday. [Racked Wire]