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by Kate Abney | Jezebel magazine | October 12, 2011

JEZ shares insights on the people, places and things our editors are buzzing about this month.

Park Bench, Buckhead’s hottest neighborhood pub for revelers and recent grads, has moved from East Paces Ferry to Irby Avenue, where it serves up stiff, yet cheap drinks, party games (Skee-Ball, anyone?) and live tunes. 34 Irby Ave. NW, 404.262.3624, parkbenchatl.com

Combat the harmful effects of summer with the honeysuckle hair treatment from 29 Spa. This $55, 30-minute service will pamper your locks with provitamin B5, wheat protein, honeysuckle and hibiscus to restore hydration and essential nutrients, undoing months of tress stress. 3376 Peachtree Road NE, 404.995.7529, rwmansiononpeachtree.com

Sweet Auburn Bakery will release its first cookbook, Sweet Auburn Desserts ($25, Pelican Publishing Company), this month. The nostalgic new tome highlights the finesse of chef Sonya Jones through renditions of her revered heritage desserts—from sweet potato cheesecake to raspberry cream pie—adored by locals and famous visitors alike. 209 Edgewood Ave. SE, 678.927.9401, sweetauburnbakery.com

To commemorate his 10th anniversary at Saks Fifth Avenue, Marco Bicego will launch an exclusive, limited-edition jewelry collection, Siviglia Sapphire, at the luxury store later this month. Head there Oct. 21 to meet Bicego on the day his designs debut. 3440 Peachtree Road NE, 404.261.7234, marcobicego.com

Fro-yo favorite Pinkberry has launched a seasonal, all-natural peanut butter yogurt, which, topped with organic strawberry jam and toasted bread crumbs, makes for a fabulously tasty PB&J substitute. 3637 Peachtree Road NE, 404.949.0459, pinkberry.com

The cupcake spot that’s all the rage, featured on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars and The View, has opened at Buckhead Walk. Moist, from-scratch flavors like cookies ‘n’ cream, caramel crunch and red velvet are baked daily at Smallcakes. Social media savvies can get free cakes for foursquare check-ins, too. 2955 Peachtree Road NE, 404.846.9960, smallcakescupcakery.com

Honeysuckle Gelato’s budding ice cream empire includes a robin’s egg blue food truck from which it serves gourmet treats at Atlanta events, plus a ton of top restaurants—Anis Bistro, Oceanaire, The Sound Table—that have recently picked up the product. Follow the operation on Twitter @honeysuckleatl to find flavors like Moon Pie, sea-salted caramel and black mission fig—fast. 404.228.7825, honeysucklegelato.com

Organic, good-for-you iced coffee has arrived from chef to the stars Wolfgang Puck. Available at Kroger supermarkets and The Fresh Market in Atlanta, these delicious, not-too-sweet drinks—in flavors like double-blend mocha, café au lait, crème caramel and vanilla fusion—also taste great mixed with your fave spirits for scrumptious alcoholic sippers. wolfgangpuckicedcoffee.com

Those who worship at the altar of the espresso bean have a fresh way to get their caffeine fix. Bella Cucina’s new Porta Via now offers a Euro-style pour-over coffee service that comprises a slow, intense drip into each cup. It turns your morning fuel-up into a full-on spiritual awakening. 1044 N. Highland Ave. NE, 404.347.6476, bellacucina.com

Stylist Gari Johnson at Steve Hightower Salon adds a touch of glamour to her clients’ tresses by tying in extra-sturdy strands of tinsel. At $5 per strand, the bling lasts two weeks and can be curled, blown out and straightened just like real hair. 646 Lindbergh Way, 404.264.9006, stevehightower.com