Pretty young thongs.
What: The Swirl-approved lingerie line known for its eye-popping palette opens its second, freestanding boutique right here in town.
Why: Nothing like neon pink hot pants to complete your summer wardrobe.
When: Opens Fri. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., by appt.
Where: 3400 Around Lenox Rd. NE, ste. 216, Buckhead (404-869-9622).
Street Food Thursdays
What: Like a gift from the mobile food gods, longtime faves (Westside Creamery, Yumbii, The Pickle) and fresh new rides (Tamale Queen, Rattletrap Coffee) line the strip during lunch hour.
Why: Jonathan St. Hilaire (Bakeshop) will be serving snacks on the 999 Peachtree terrace (we heard a rumor about gourmet hot dogs).
When: Thurs., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Peachtree St., at 10th St., Midtown; The Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Midtown. Info online at midtownatl.com.
Kora Jewelry Trunk Show
What: Peruse shiny stunners made by African artisans using fair trade practices and sustainable materials.
Why: A portion of all sales goes toward Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Potpourri, 227 Sandy Springs Pl., ste. 374, Sandy Springs (404-257-1032).
What: Talented photogs Julie Blackmon, Michael Marshall, Aline Smithson, and Maggie Taylor blur the line between photography and painting.
Why: Smithson’s comical images of her 85-year-old mother posing in various ensembles (Elvis suit, hula skirt, disco gear).
When: Thru May 28. Opening party, Fri., 7-10 p.m.
Where: Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, 1000 Marietta St. NW, ste. 112, in the Brickworks complex, Westside (404-885-1080).
Photo: Courtesy of Cosabella