Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:10380
Posts / Week:24.8
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

IRL comes to life

The lines between digital life and “real” life are blurred. I can wake up in the morning in Durban as I scroll down my Instagram feed and peep my best friend’s international trekking.…

First Slice 4/3/16: Racial bias the root of South Dekalb County's homeowner wealth gap

While homeowners in much Atlanta and North Dekalb benefit from the city's housing market recovery, middle-class and affluent homeowners in predominantly black South Dekalb County have seen their housing values continue to decline for reasons attributed to a long history of systemic racial bias. Show More Summary

Love & Tinderness: In defense of Tinder

It's family dinner. You've driven all the way back to your childhood home OTP to see your parents, and everyone's in a great mood.…

In Darkness Merge finds meaning in shadows

Oakland-based Penelope Anstruther had to get creative for her upcoming exhibition, In Darkness Merge [My Shadow and I], at Hi-Lo Press. Her usual gravitation to heavy found objects came to a screeching halt as soon as she saw herself limited by the airline's baggage allowance of 50 pounds. We've all been there. Show More Summary

Democracy Now! CL talks with Amy Goodman

"I’m in Flagstaff. We just finished our broadcast, did an event here last night.…

Ramblin' man Billy Wayne Davis flings Southern wit

Davis collected his deep Southern drawl growing up in Crossville, Tennessee. He first tried his hand at stand-up in one of the region’s better scenes, Nashville.…

First Slice 5/2/16: Work to turn Masquerade into mixed-use complex North + Line to begin soon

Crews today are expected to start demolishing non-historic buildings at the Masquerade to start preparing for the music venue's next chapter: North + Line, a $60 million mixed-use complex featuring restaurants and apartments adjacent to the Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail. Of course, it will include a big-ole parking deck.…

5 things to do: Mommer ’n’ Diddy What Live Next Door

Monday, May 2, 2016 Foreign and Forgotten Film Screenings at Urban Grind …

First Slice 5/1/16: Boil water advisory in effect after Atlanta walloped with thunderstorms

A severe thunderstorm with high winds downed trees and and knocked out power in several neighborhoods south of Midtown last night. The Department of Watershed Management's Hemphill station was knocked offline for approximately 60 minutes, leading officials to issue a boil water advisory for the area above (view the area in an interactive map here).…

5 things to do: All-Star Benefit Dinner

Sunday, May 1, 2016 Breathe, Balance & Bend Pilates Workshop at Treehouse Studio …

Fulton ADA, APD found in contempt for not sharing confidential informant information with public defender

Last March, Leah Abbasi, a lawyer in the Metro Conflict Defender's office, asked the Atlanta Police Department for information about a potential witness who could testify in a case involving her client's murder case. The witness, according...Show More Summary

First Slice 4/29/16: Driver blames Snapchat filter for crash

Snapchat's speed filter is being blamed for a serious car accident on highway outside Atlanta. Teen driver Christal McGee says she was "just trying to get the car to 100 miles per hour to post it on Snapchat" when she collided with another vehicle.…

ATLwood: Is Zombieland 2 in the works?

What's Happening? >> More movies, more jobs, more cash: The Georgia Film Academy has completed its new soundstage at Pinewood Atlanta Studios (where Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is currently being filmed!).  The soundstage will be used to train film and entertainment industry hopefuls.…

5 things to do: THAP Reverse Role Variety Show

Friday, April 29, 2016 THAP Reverse Role Variety Show at The Mammal Gallery …

City council committee: tap the brakes on rezoning for Home Park mixed-use project

An Atlanta developer wants to help make a bustling stretch of Home Park a more walkable area with a big ole mixed-use development. A good number of community residents are concerned over the prospect of a couple hundred new neighbors and a parking deck backing up to their backyards.…

Punks clash with white supremacists in intense Green Room

Even under the best circumstances, the green room of a middle-of-nowhere bar would make an unsavory hangout, unless you’re a fan of shabby furniture and the smell of stale beer. In the low-budget thriller Green Room, the titular location becomes a chamber of horrors — with racist bumper stickers on the wall.…

Weekend Arts Agenda: Internet sensations headline the Fox

YouTube sensations, video bloggers, and radio personalities, Dan Howell and Phil Lester, simply known as Dan and Phil, bring their talents to the live stage Fri., April 29, at 8 p.m. Widely known for their YouTube channel, Super Amazing...Show More Summary

First Slice 4/28/16: Smyrna's gonna spend $100K studying how to beat Braves traffic

Smyrna accepted a $100,000 award from the Atlanta Regional Commission to figure out what the hell they're gonna do before all that Atlanta Braves traffic hits. Better throw some more zeroes on that check and get to work. Eight chimps...Show More Summary

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