Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

5 things to do: Light the Line Yoga

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 Crewel Embroidery 101 at Fabricate Studios …

Dirty South Yoga Fest returns to ATL

Jessica Murphy conceived the idea for what is now Dirty South Yoga Fest back in 2013, at a meet up of local yoga instructors coming together to discuss yoga practicing in the South. “I was completely in awe of the fact that I was in the same room as so many inspiring yoga teachers,” Murphy says.…

Advocates: Atlanta elected officials — and whoever might take their place — must support good urbanism

Every special interest grills candidates on issues near and dear to their hearts. Sometimes they even actively support their campaigns.…

First Slice 8/2/16: Can Department Store on Edgewood be $$$aved?

Edgewood Avenue nightlife magnet Department Store (aka Erosol) closed without warning last week, leaving its mix of clubbers and creatives without a hub. Yesterday, club owner Luis Carreras posted a GoFundMe to "help save the culture that we have all helped create by bringing back the creative platform for all of the new and up coming artists," he wrote.…

Bodies On Display looks at porn's educational potential

Sex education in the United States is notoriously spotty, but Georgia’s is inconsistent at best and a failure at worst, according to a CDC report released last year. Georgia’s fourth in the nation for both syphilis and HIV diagnoses, ninth for chlamydia, and 13th for teen pregnancies.…

5 things to do: Giraffes? Giraffes!

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 Old MacDonald’s Farm to Graze at Center for Puppetry Arts …

Paul Gallois goes on the record

He’s a man of flavor. Whether recalling the oven pre-temps for every major brand of frozen pizza like a junk food Rain Man, or breaking down the perfect way to enjoy a 10-piece McNugget meal, comedian Paul Gallois will leave you in stitches...Show More Summary

First Slice 8/1/16: The president's in town so prepare for traffic chaos

President Barack Obama is in town today to tout his administration's work helping ex-military members at the annual convention of the Disabled American Veterans service organization.  Only 13 percent of registered Georgia voters visited the polls for last week's runoff elections. Show More Summary

5 things to do: ATL Theory Club

Monday, August 1, 2016 Vibe & Direct at Aisle 5 …

Mindzai Creative and Indie Craft Experience team up for an open craft night

Once fully situated in adulthood — void of forced interaction with construction paper or safety scissors — it can be tough to gather a tribe of peers with whom you can co-create — individually but... also together? Print and design studio...Show More Summary

First Slice 7/31/16: The tricky math behind (some) affordable housing

"[E]ssentially, the gap is too large between how much money buildings with considerable amounts of 'affordable' housing will make, versus the amount of money needed to build it. Factors such as cost of development, rent rates that are...Show More Summary

Decatur garden designer Ryan Gainey dies in fire

Fri., July 29, horticultural hero Ryan Gainey died in a fire in his second home in Lexington, Georgia. A witness told an Oglethorpe County Sheriff’s Office deputy Gainey went inside the house with a garden hose but didn't emerge after. Show More Summary

5 things to do: High Bias, Peter Webb

Sunday, July 31, 2016 9th annual Jerry Day at Terminal West …

5 things to do: Skwhirlhaus presents...

Saturday, July 30, 2016 The Big Thing at Rowdy Dowdy …

BOSCO and Speakerfoxxx want to talk about women and sneaker culture

In a sea of news about Kanye’s latest shoe collection or the next gotta-have-it sneaker styles from Nike, rarely is there a woman positioned as the face (or designer) behind athletic footwear, traditionally an avenue reserved for men. For every promo about Rihanna’s collab with Puma, there are thousands for male athletes and celebrities pairing up with footwear brands.…

State regulators OK Georgia Power plan for more solar and nuke energy as utility edges away from coal

Georgia Power, the company that lights up metro Atlanta, is looking to make more electrons from nukes and the sun as it edges away from coal. State regulators broadly gave the utility the go-ahead for that vision for the next three years...Show More Summary

Democratic National Convention: Day 4

Per tradition, CL Photo Editor Joeff Davis packed his gear and traveled to Philadelphia for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. We are publishing photographs from his journey.…

First Slice 7/29/16: Funds raised for homeless teen frozen, questions raised

GoFundMe officials have frozen an account with $184,000 raised to send a homeless young man to school. The 19-year-old student, Fred Barley, says he rode his bike 50 miles to register for Gordon State College, then slept in a tent on campus until local police officers found him and chipped in to get him a hotel room.…

5 things to do: Powder Room: Pussy on Fire

Friday, July 29, 2016 Gwen Stefani, Eve at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre …

Empty apartment becomes DIY gallery for ‘The Sofa Show’

Marissa Graziano is leaving Atlanta. She’ll soon head to Massachusetts to pursue an MFA in Painting at Boston University — but not before she hosts an art opening in her Highland Avenue apartment.…

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