Weekend Buzz: Spring Shades, Coachella Dreamin', & Local Shops



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It's no secret we love shopping, but it gets even better when we can spend our hard-earned dollars for a good cause. Hit up Fashion For A Cure on April 28 to stock up on designer duds, all in the name of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. (EventBrite)

One of the best things about the District is the awesome array of local mom-and-pop shops — whether it's a boutique chock full of treasures or your corner restaurant. Check out the story behind the latest establishment to hit the scene, and learn about the allure of sustainable groceries. (Washington Post)

What's the best part about spring, you ask? Well, besides spending every possible second outside, we're crazy about rocking the season's bold, bright colors — and we're lusting after this perfectly peach frock. (District Sparkle)

Here at R29, we're all about getting around the city on two wheels. There's just something about peddling around the District that makes us see the city in a whole new light. But, not every road is great for cyclists, so stick to this handy guide. (DCist)

Stuck in town this weekend and craving a desert getaway? You may not be able to jet off to Coachella, but that doesn't mean you can't get into the Indio spirit, thanks to this intrepid local blogger. (Aureta's Blog)


Photos: Via District Sparkle, Aureta's Blog