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The Weekend Guide

game-x!

Target practice.

WIN
Game-X Free Game Play
What:
Master the adult arcade’s simulation games (Operation G.H.O.S.T., Deadstorm Pirates, QuadAir Hockey, The Fast and the Furious: Superbikes, Frightfearland, etc.) for free.
Why: Use the cash you save to order from the full bar and pub grub menu.
When: Today, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 275 Baker St. NW, Downtown (404-525-0728).

CLICK
The Download
What: Apps, movies, books, and more Web fodder that caught our eye.
Why: A self-deprecating memoir, SNL’s welcome addition, and the latest on Veronica Mars.
When: Break time.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

ATTEND
Unaccompanied Minor Launch Party
What:
Meet Atlanta author Hollis Gillespie and snag her latest laugh-out-louder about family court, money laundering, and skyjacking.
Why: A free puppy if you wear a flight attendant uniform (maybe).
When: Tonight, 7 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble, 1217 Caroline St. NE, Edgewood (404-522-0212).

EAT
Le Metro Creperie
What:
Stick your fork in sweet and savory crepes — the options change weekly at the Frenchy setup in the Sweet Auburn Curb Market.
Why: Tomatoes, mozzarella, and pesto in one finger-licking concoction; vanilla bean ice cream and blueberry reduction in another.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (subject to change).
Where: 209 Edgewood Ave. SE, Downtown.

DETOX
W Atlanta – Buckhead
’s Skinny Package
What:
Lose excess baggage with a two-night stay at the swanky hotel; it includes a Dtox juice cleanse, unlimited Flywheel/FlyBarre classes, and an in-room yoga mat and Smartwater supply (from $700).
Why: Convince a friend to tag along for $99 more per night.
When: Weekends thru Dec. 28.
Where: 3377 Peachtree Rd. NE, Buckhead (678-500-3100). Go to watlantabuckhead.com to book, or call and ask for the Skinny package.

Photo: Rafterman Photography / Courtesy of Game-X

LOCATIONS
209 Edgewood Ave SE
in the Sweet Auburn Curb Market
Atlanta, GA 30303
1217 Caroline St NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
404-522-0212
275 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
404-525-0728
3377 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
678-500-3100
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