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The Weekend Guide

faire la fete at m. flynn!

Le weekend, c’est magnifique.

SHOP
Faire la Fete at M. Flynn
What:
Our favorite sister design duo debuts a special occasion accessories boutique with a boudoir vibe.
Why: Inge Christopher handbags, Renée Rivera hair accessories, and M. Flynn’s new fine jewelry collection.
When: Opens Fri. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 40 Waltham St., South End (617-292-0079).

MEET ’N’ EAT
Elizabeth Bard Reading
What:
The American expat and Lunch in Paris author reads from her food memoir before demonstrating her molten cake-baking prowess.
Why: Chocolate and wine, simply divine. 
When: Sat., 2-4 p.m.
Where: The French Library Alliance Française of Boston, 53 Marlborough St., Back Bay. R.S.V.P. required to 617-912-0400. Tickets ($20) at the door.

SATIATE
Brunch at
Stoddard’s Fine Food & Ale
What:
Pair new midday menu offerings (wild mushroom and gouda omelet, merguez sausage sandwich) with two pints of cask ale for $22.
Why: Forgive the opening pains and tear into a side of the house-made bacon.
When: Every Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 48 Temple Pl., Downtown Boston (617-426-0048).

UNEARTH
SoWa Vintage Market Opening Weekend
What: Brooklyn flea market vets Stephanie Pernice and John Warren present a rotating crew of vendors hawking antique and midcentury furniture, art, clothing, and accessories.
Why: New indoor venue, thoughtfully displayed wares, free parking … Brimfield who?
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 460c Harrison Ave., South End. Parking at 540 Harrison Ave. For more info, e-mail sowavintagemarket@gmail.com.

NOSH
Cherry Bomb Bakery Opens
What:
Colin Cunningham (Blue Ginger, EVOO) dives into the savory cupcake pool with flavors like double chocolate with chocolate-covered bacon, plus vegan offerings.
Why: Coffee drinks, free Wi-Fi, and hearty breakfast pastries like barbecue butter-topped corn bread with pulled pork.
When: Daily, 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 379 Washington St., Brighton Center (617-202-5807).

Photo: Soonha Lee / Courtesy of Faire la Fete at M. Flynn

LOCATIONS
48 Temple Pl
@ Washington St
Boston, MA 02111
617-426-0048
460c Harrison Ave
@ Thayer St
Boston, MA 02118
Faire la Fete at M. Flynn
40 Waltham St
Boston, MA 02118
617-292-0079
Cherry Bomb Bakery
379 Washington St
Boston, MA 02135
617-202-5807
53 Marlborough St
Boston, MA 02116
617-912-0400
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