The Weekend Guide

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Czar Ice Bar
Seek solace from the heat in a wintry palace (plush seating, crystal chandeliers, solid ice bar top) and drink vodka flights served in ice blocks, plus 300 chilled vodkas from around the world.
Why: There’s a sushi bar, too.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5 p.m.-3 a.m.
Where: 56 E. Andrews Dr., Buckhead (678-244-3610).

ATL Paint Party
Make a colorful mess at a rager with killer DJs (Mayhem, R. Garcia, Billie Jeanz), smoke machines and lasers, paint-filled Super Soakers, food trucks, a full bar, and more.
Why: Wear a toga and get free glow sticks.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Relapse Theater, 380 14th St. NW, West Midtown (404-343-0347). Tickets ($39 and up) and more info online at xorbia.com.

Yard House
A massive menu of American fusion eats (Hawaiian burger with pineapple, Jack cheese, and aloha sauce; mac ’n’ cheese with chicken, applewood bacon, mushrooms, and truffle oil; grilled Korean pork belly tacos; and an extensive vegetarian section) makes the spot a crowd-pleaser.
Why: Gawk at 130 beer taps (from local faves to rare brews) and rock to classic and contemporary jams from a state-of-the-art sound system.
When: Opens Sun. Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-1 a.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-midnight.
Where: 261 19th St., in Atlantic Station, West Midtown (404-815-8990).

Poptails at Corner Tavern
Boozy frozen treats from King of Pops, like the Loaded Arnold Palmer (vodka, sweet tea, and lemonade), strawberry margarita (tequila and strawberry), and The Bourbon Cowboy (bourbon and orange), get you loaded with each lick.
Why: The pops complement the new menu items (deviled eggs with smoked salmon cream cheese; El Chingon burger with oven-roasted green chilies, jalapenos, and queso dip).
When: Fri.-Aug. 31. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-midnight.
Where: 1133 Huff Rd. NW, West Midtown (404-228-5164).

Earth Month at Van Michael Salon
The haven praises the planet all month long with Stress-Fix Saturdays (donation-based hand massages with Aveda’s new Stress-Fix lotion), $5 raffles of gifts and services, and beautiful vases ($10, flowers included) by florist James Hurley.
Why: Proceeds benefit the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.
When: Thru Apr. 30. Mon., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tues., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wed. & Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 39 W. Paces Ferry Rd., Buckhead (404-237-4664). More locations online at vanmichael.com.

Photo: Ashley Hesseltine for DailyCandy

Van Michael Salon
39 W Paces Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
Relapse Theater
380 14th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Corner Tavern
1133 Huff Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Yard House
261 19th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30363
56 E Andrews Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30305