MANLY MAKEOVER (above): Though June 8, luxury menswear line BOGA hosts “A Very Manly Makeover” in honor of National Best Friends Day, when a winner and his buddy of choice have the chance to meet with a BOGA expert and take home two full outfits, worth over $3,500.
BIN 36: The River North staple has moved to a new, 4,500-square-foot space in the West Loop. The wine-focused kitchen is helmed by Chef Shane Graybeal, and includes dishes like pimento cheese fritters ($6) and spring risotto ($24), which pair perfectly with sangria. 161 N. Jefferson; Bin36.com
Time for mom: Check out Shinola for quality Mother’s Day gifts like watches, leather accessories or bicycles — May is National Bike Month — and enjoy special in-store bonuses like flowers from Asrai Garden sold upon exit (May 9-10, $25-$40). 1619 N. Damen; Shinola.com