The Weekend Guide

koi collection!

Go fish.

Hj Designs Koi Collection
Tanned, carp-skin cuffs come in neutrals and eye-popping colors; choose between suede (similar to cowhide) or glazed (more ridged and durable) textures.
Why: They’re one fresh-looking catch.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: The Beehive, 1250 Caroline St., ste. c120, Little Five Points (404-350-3898).

Ali’s Cookies Opens in Dunwoody
Its second location brings in-towners closer to the made-from-scratch turtle chocolate chip, toffee crunch, and Maui (white chocolate chip, pineapple, and coconut) delicacies, plus nineteen more heavenly flavors.
Why: Stay awhile for the milk and coffee bar (ahem, Almond Joy cappuccino) and boutiquey interior.
When: Sun.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 4511 Olde Perimeter Way, ste. 300 (770-350-2547).

Watershed on Peachtree
You had your own watershed when the original location closed. Dry your eyes and feast again on the famed fried chicken, pimiento cheese sandwich with tomato basil soup, and coconut pancakes at Indigo Girl Emily Saliers’s relaxed restaurant.
Why: Sip a Cool Heat (Charbay ruby red grapefruit vodka, jalapeno, mint, orange liqueur, and fresh lime juice) on the hot patio.
When: Tues.-Thurs. & Sun., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-11 p.m.
Where: 1820 Peachtree Rd., South Buckhead (404-809-3561).

Commemorating Orly 50 Years
In remembrance of the Paris-Orly Airport plane crash, which claimed the lives of 122 Atlantans, The Woodruff Arts Center hosts a free community day of music, workshops, a reading of Pearl Cleage’s “Wish You Were Here,” admission to the High, and more.
Why: See the U.S. debut of Jean-Pierre Franque’s Allegory on the State of France Before the Return of the Egyptian Campaign, on loan from the Louvre.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1280 Peachtree St., Midtown (404-733-4200).

Photo: Courtesy of Koi Collection

4511 Olde Perimeter Way
ste 300
Atlanta, GA 30346
1820 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
1250 Caroline St NE
ste c120
Atlanta, GA 30307
1280 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309