Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Atlanta starts designing program that could send some low-level offenders to services rather than jail

In late June, judges, prosecutors, police, and social service providers started trying to answer an important and timely question: How can they reduce arrests (and recidivism) for city ordinance violations and help the people arrested...Show More Summary

Democratic National Convention: Day 3

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.  …

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'

This weekend, the Infinite Energy Center brings a classic musical to Atlanta. Based on stories from the Book of Genesis, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat follows the titular Joseph, son of Jacob, through his trials and tribulations.…

First Slice 7/28/16: 'Don't boo. Vote.' Best Democratic campaign slogan ever?

President Obama gave one of the biggest speeches of his presidency at last night's DNC. A lofty vision, full of hope and optimism and American exceptionalism, it stood in stark contrast to the doom and gloom cast at last week's RNC....

5 things to do: Tiny Birthday Party

Thursday, July 28, 2016 SFV Tournament at Battle & Brew …

Get art and get down at Mammal Gallery's fair

The Mammal Gallery is putting on the Mammal Arts Fair, a combination art sale and dance party, to highlight the South Broad Street arts district and highlight Atlanta’s best emerging artists. Featuring visual, musical, and performance artists, the event gives art lovers a chance to enjoy interesting art by up-and-coming artists and dance the night away.…

Runoff rundown: Boyce defeats Lee, Sutton loses, and Vernon Jones is a winner!

Last night, while millions of people listened to former President Bill Clinton take a very long walk down memory lane, elected officials and political hopefuls across metro Atlanta learned whether their political careers were beginning — some face challengers in November — or ending. Most runoff races were dec ided by a very small number of people.…

Democratic National Convention: Day 2

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.  …

André 3000 explains human evolution

Illustrator Brad Neely is one wonderfully weird dude. He first started gaining footing online with his "Baby Cakes" series, which followed an offbeat, philosophical young man, whom Neely both drew and voiced.…

First Slice 7/27/16: DNC makes Hillary Clinton's nomination official

Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic nomination for the presidency last night. In the words of Georgia Rep. John Lewis, who seconded Clinton's nomination, "We are not going back we are going forward.…

5 things to do: Hip-Hop Trivia ATL

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Hip-Hop Trivia ATL at Slice – Piedmont …

Lucky Penny premieres Blake Beckham’s 'OneAnother'

Since its launch in 2015, The Lucky Penny’s Work Room has served as a steady creative haven for contemporary dancers to experiment, sweat, and deepen the evolution of their creations.…

College Park mayor threatens retribution if newspaper publishes unflattering story

"There is no side to the story and the story shouldn’t be printed in the first place... And that’s where I’m going to stand.…

Democratic National Convention Day 1: Greetings, Philadelphia

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 7/26/16: AHA approves $150 million mixed-use development for former Herndon Homes site

A $150 million housing redevelopment project is coming to the 12-acre site of Herndon Homes, the demolished public housing project located less than a mile from the future Mercedes Benz Dome. Atlanta's Oakwood Development is pairingShow More Summary

Tiny Doors ATL celebrates two years

To commemorate two years of building small wonders (like the door pictured above), Tiny Doors ATL is throwing a birthday party at Hodgepodge Coffee House. The all-ages event will feature retired doors, tiny cupcakes, and a pop-up shop selling miniatures crafted by local artists.…

5 things to do: An Evening with Sibling Rivalry Press

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 The Fall of Troy, '68, Illustrations at The Masquerade …

Burning down the house with hot jokes

Whether celebrating music, film, or mac and cheese, every festival is a labor of love that takes weeks to organize — unless you’re Joe Pettis. Ever ambitious, the local comic and producer decided he wasn’t busy enough running four shows in Atlanta.…

The Big Green House invites Atlanta to make friends, feel something

Athens’ closely integrated arts community became a warm bathtub for Ethan and Asher Payne, who played in dream pop band Easter Island together. When the brothers made the leap to “the big city” of Atlanta in May 2014, they felt confident the move would be a good one, but they worried about building a good friend community.…

First Slice 7/25/16: How can older civil rights groups help young activists?

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the civil rights group once led by Martin Luther King Jr., wants to help support younger groups working to end racial injustice. How can they make the collaboration work?…

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