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The Weekend Guide

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Be jeweled.

ADMIRE
Sip and Shop at Elie Tahari
What:
Refresh with mimosas and petits fours as necklace whisperer Lisa George of L George Designs dresses you in stunning baubles (badass bracelets, too).
Why: Spend $400 or more on the Tahari spring collection and get $100 off.
When: Sat., 1-5 p.m.
Where: Phipps Plaza, 3500 Peachtree Rd. NE, Buckhead (404-364-0258).

MANGIA
BoccaLupo
What:
Yes, Sauced closed (sniff), but an Italian-American joint from ballsy chef Bruce Logue (La Pietra Cucina, Mario Batali’s Babbo in NYC) is slinging pastas (his famed squid ink spaghetti with calabrese sausage, shrimp, and scallops) in its place.
Why: Snag one of the 24 patio seats for an Under the Tuscan Sun vibe.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 5:30-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5:30-11 p.m. Opens for lunch and late-night soon.
Where: 753 Edgewood Ave. NE, Inman Park (404-577-2332). More info on facebook.com.

SHOP
TGIFF: Thank God It’s Fashion Friday
What:
Meet the ladies of Show Me Your Mumu and snag spring sale items, browse discounted Koral Los Angeles denim, sip Sinless margs, and snack on Genki sushi at a two-stop trunk show at Carter Barnes salon and 3226 (a free shuttle carts you between them).
Why: A portion of proceeds goes to The Chelko Foundation.
When: Carter Barnes, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; 3226, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Carter Barnes on Paces, 3220 Paces Ferry Pl. NW, Buckhead (404-848-0047); 3226, 3226 Roswell Rd. NE, Buckhead (404-869-8588).

LISTEN
Record Store Day
What:
Get offline and in line for the best new EPs and LPs released just for the annual celebration of all things vinyl.
Why: Once you’ve caught disc fever, hit one of our favorite record shops right in your hood (we’re looking at you, Criminal Records).
When: Sat.
Where: For info, go to dailycandy.com.

SWEAT
Blast900 Earth Day
What:
Work it out with intense interval cardio at a discounted $20 class rate at the Buckhead location. Half the cash goes to the Captain Planet Foundation.
Why: Attend any class Apr. 21-27 and get a reusable Blast900 water bottle (includes Dunwoody location).
When: Earth Day classes, Thurs., 7:30 p.m. & Apr. 27, 2:30 p.m.
Where: 56 E. Andrews Dr. NW, ste. 11, Buckhead (404-841-5430). Reserve a class at blast900.com.

Photo: Courtesy of L George Designs

LOCATIONS
3220 Paces Ferry Pl NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
404-848-0047
753 Edgewood Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
404-577-2332
3500 Peachtree Rd NE
Phipps Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-364-0258
3226 Roswell Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
404-869-8588
56 E Andrews Dr NW
ste 11
Atlanta, GA 30305
404-841-5430
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