Bargains and Bellinis Block Party
What: Brave the heat and score up to 75 percent off spring and summer merch at Lou Lou, Elements, Mine, and Hemline.
Why: Chill from the inside out — each store has its own machine for frosty champagne cocktails.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Lovers Ln., b/t Armstrong Pkwy. & Lomo Alto Dr.
Ylang 23 Bridal
What: The contemporary Galleria jewelry shop hits the Web with engagement rings, bands, and baubles for untraditional brides; plus necklaces, earrings, and more for bridesmaids.
Why: Ice, ice, baby.
When: You’re in the aisle position.
Where: Online at ylang23.com.
Start Small, Go Big
What: Calling all butchers, bakers, and artisan candlestick makers — this is your last chance to submit your budding business to our contest. Win a trip to New York City, a DailyCandy write-up, and industry advice from mentors like interior designer Jonathan Adler, renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson, Bravo’s Andy Cohen, and beauty innovator Kate Somerville.
Why: Your money-making idea is hot.
When: By Fri., 10 a.m. EST.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com/startsmallgobig.
What: The Chicago-based band belts out rock melodies and slow-burners about love and loss from their new album, Sympathy, in an intimate show downtown.
Why: There’s plenty of AC.
When: Tues., 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Prophet Bar, 2548 Elm St. (214-742-3667). Tickets online ($10) at tactics.frontgatetickets.com or at the door ($12).
Designing Dreams Art Show
What: One-of-a-kind goods — leather clutches, handcrafted jewelry, artwork — by local talents from organizations including Young Stars and Autistic Dreams are on display and available for purchase.
Why: Now that’s cool.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: South Side on Lamar, 1409 S. Lamar St., ste. 102.
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