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Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- Happy Friday! Celebrate the start of the weekend with a half-price however-you-want-it Frappuccino from Starbucks.

On May 6, participating Starbucks stores will hold the first Frappuccino Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All flavors and sizes of the popular blended coffee drink are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks is also bringing back two coconut drinks for summer.

The Mocha Coconut Frappuccino is a signature flavor in the chain's Hawaii stores.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Cinco de Mayo

DINNERS ON A DIME: Cinco de Mayo

ATLANTA, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local Cinco de Mayo eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live will choose four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

It’s almost Cinco de Mayo in Atlanta and Noche is the place to be. The restaurant will be hosting a block party and offering $5 select tapas, $3 draught Dos Equis, $5 Cuervo margaritas, $7 Sinless Margaritas and $2 Tacatas. Noche is a popular Spanish restaurant amongst ITP dwellers. Visit the restaurant at 1000 Virginia Avenue NE in Atlanta or at its Vinings and Brookhaven locations.

Meehan’s Public House will also host a party at their downtown location. All drinks will be on special for $6 except the margarita which is $7. Select meals will be on special, all night.

WEEKEND EVENTS: Genki opens in VaHi, Afternoon Tea at the St. Regis and Inman Park Spring Fest

WEEKEND EVENTS: Genki opens in VaHi, Afternoon Tea at the St. Regis and Inman Park Spring Fest

ATLANTA – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

Atlanta by Air, Inc. will be conducting daily aerial sightseeing tours of the Atlanta skyline and key landmarks for up to three passengers. The flights depart from Peachtree DeKalb Airport and are by appointment only. For more information contact Atlanta by Air at (678) 536-9166. The Peachtree DeKalb Airport is located at 1 Corsair Drive in Chamblee.

Go see classic rock icons, WAR, at the Fiesta Atlanta: Cinco De Mayo Celebration at Centennial Olympic Park. The fifth annual festival will be a day-long festival of Latino culture, music, arts, crafts and children’s activities. Centennial Olympic Park is located at 285 International Boulevard.

Take the “From Civil War to Civil Rights Tour” this Friday at Underground Atlanta.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Neighborhood Eats

DINNERS ON A DIME: Neighborhood Eats

ATLANTA, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features favorite affordable, neighborhoods eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live will choose four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

Agave, the southwestern eatery and tequila bar in the historic Cotton Mill general store offers a two for one appetizer special for bar patrons from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. every Sunday-Thursday. This neighborhood hub boasts an impressive roster of signature items that keep the crowds coming. Menu items are moderately priced and for $20, guests can enjoy a drink and an entrée. Agave is located at 242 Boulevard Southeast in Atlanta.

Dining Out for Life

Dining Out for Life

If you ever wanted an excuse to eat out, it would be to support the efforts of Dining Out for Life, an annual community fundraising event involving the generous support and participation of corporate sponsors, restaurant communities nationwide, dedicated community volunteers, and the thousands of citizens that will dine out on Wednesday April 27, 2011 at participating restaurants. 

The 19th Annual Dining Out for Life in Atlanta will benefit Open Hand a non-profit organization that helps to deliver over 5,400 nutritious meals daily to men, women and children who are living below the federal poverty level and strives to empower our neighbors to live healthy, independent lives.

What's eating you? North Fulton restaurant doesn't make the grade

What's eating you? North Fulton restaurant doesn't make the grade

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Flip Burger isn't the only Fulton County eatery that didn't pass its most recent health inspection.

One North Fulton restaurant did not score a passing grade of 70 or higher when it was inspected by the Georgia Board of Health last week:

China Heaven
2880 Holcomb Bridge Road, Alpharetta, 30022

China Heaven earned a score of 56 when it was inspected on Wednesday, Apr. 6. Read the report here.

Restaurants are required by law to post their ratings in a place where customers can see them.

Eat at Ippolito's, help Humble Heroes

Eat at Ippolito's, help Humble Heroes

ATLANTA -- Ippolito's Italian Restaurant has teamed up with Humble Heroes to provide much-needed services to sick children and injured heroes in Metro Atlanta.

From now until Thursday, Apr. 21, Ippolito's is collecting toys and coloring books at participating locations. Those items will be donated to patients at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta by Humble Heroes and the staff of 92.2 dave fm on Saturday, Apr. 23.

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