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Don’t call it Hotlanta, they say. But when the temps rise and the “it” crowd comes out to party, it’s no secret: This city is on fire. From the buzziest pools and patios to the breaking-now food and fashion trends, we’ve crafted a sizzling to-do list for an unforgettable summer—with the help of a few in-the-know influencers.

Hollis Callaway’s Montane Sparkling Spring Water—sourced from his family’s Blue Springs in Pine Mountain—has released a new fizzy combo just ahead of its first anniversary: Grapefruit Peach. Along with Montane’s three other flavors, the beverage is sold at ATL hot spots like Star Provisions and South City Kitchen. 

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Modern apparel shop The LB Brand, a fave of Gwen Stefani and J. Lo, pops up at Ponce City Market through October.

Find trendy styles like KREWE’s Simone frames at Select Shades’ new location at The Battery Atlanta 

The White Bull is a chic date-night spot in downtown Decatur with a farm-forward menu (order We’ll Always Have Paris, a cocktail for two, before splitting the off-menu pasta flight).  

The White Bull photo by Andrew Thomas Lee 

Legendary rocker Paul Stanley of KISS showcases his artwork—including “Independence,” seen here—at Phipps Plaza’s Wentworth Gallery and will make a live appearance June 16.

Chai Yo’s Nam Dok (vodka, falernum, citrus and butterfly pea flower) changes from blue to purple when stirred.

Chai Yo photo by Andrew Thomas Lee

Local makeup artist and social media influencer Saleka Kabir, a Kennesaw State University grad, captivates her 21K-plus followers with photos of her Kylie Jenner-esque brows and bright lips—next up, she’ll be collaborating on a new lash line.

At new Krog Street Market food stall Recess, you’ll find millennial pink menus, juices and frozen cocktails, as well as veggiecentric bowls, including the Bob Barley and My Farro Lady.

Recess photo by Lyric Lewin

Weekenders flock to the Sag Harbor-inspired patio at Lingering Shade Social Club on the BeltLine. 

Lingering Shade photo by Jordan Allen 

McKenzie Jones is the gorgeous gal behind L.A. Green Buckhead, a new women’s clothing destination in the buzzy Andrews Square shopping district. The boutique is a go-to for cool California-inspired styles that are spot-on for summertime. 

Enjoy all-day drink specials (bottle service, anyone?) and a sexy crowd during Sunset Sundays, which are held monthly at The Regent Cocktail Club and feature beats by DJ EU, the official DJ of Atlanta United FC. 

Guests of The St. Regis Atlanta can indulge in the new poolside taco bar (think rotating flavors like buttermilk fried chicken, grilled mahi and skirt steak arrachera) and peach frosé on weekends through Labor Day, making it more tempting than ever to book a staycation.