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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14455
Posts / Week:42.1
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

'The Walking Dead' recap: 'GREATM'

From the previews alone, we knew this week's episode of "The Walking Dead" would be full of something that the past few hours had lacked: action. So, as the precursor to next Sunday's mid-season finale, "Crossed" figured to up the ante on the pacing of things.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Comedy night

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First Slice 11/24/14: State official makes inappropriate sexual comments, keeps job

Harris Blackwood, the director of the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety, was not forced to resign or given a formal reprimand after an investigation into inappropriate sexual comments he made to employees in February. Blackwood, a Gov. Show More Summary

First Slice 11/23/14: Probation for everyone!

Come to Georgia, where punishment for even traffic offenses can result in probation. State officials are investigating a southwest Atlanta ministry that says it can help homeless people find housing.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Milton Nascimento

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5 things to do: ICE Holiday Spectacular

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Super Visions: Watching, half-watching, and rewatching

In the late 1980s and early ’90s, when I did movie reviewing for radio — WRFG-FM (89.3), since you asked — my sister Monica and I used to argue over aesthetics of cinema. She had a radically simple way of telling whether a film was successful,...Show More Summary

Fernbank Forest re-opening in 2016

For the past two years, Fernbank Forest in DeKalb County has denied visitors regular entry into its 65 acres of undisturbed, hardwood forest. With warning signs and chain-link fences put into place by Fernbank Museum of Natural History...Show More Summary

Mayor taps Craig Richard to become Invest Atlanta's next leader

Mayor Kasim Reed has filled the last remaining vacancy in his cabinet, hiring Craig J. Richard to oversee the city's economic development agency. Following a seven-month search, Reed yesterday named longtime economic development official Craig J. Richard as Invest Atlanta's next president and CEO.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Lawmakers, faith leaders, and advocates on Obama's executive action

Last night, President Barack Obama announced an overhaul to the country's immigration system that could allow millions of undocumented immigrants to avoid deportation. In Georgia, the reaction was swift and, from Democrats at least, filled with praise.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Who should be the next Democratic Party of Georgia chairman?

Since Election Night, Georgia Democrats have bickered among themselves about where the party's campaign efforts went wrong. And it's led to infighting, calls for an independent analysis, and even an anonymous robocall attacking Mayor Kasim Reed.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Photographer turns skin color into 'pigment' of our imagination

While the racial optics surrounding the murder of Mike Brown and protests in Ferguson, Mo. have been magnified in the media, one photojournalist is attempting to look at the story through a different lens. Atlanta-based photographer Steven Saphore is using infrared photography to challenge racial perception.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATLwood: Gwinnett County has Hollywood dreams

Filming Updates: >> It looks like Gwinnett County comissioners have approved a massive movie studio project. Dubbed the Atlanta Media Campus and Studios, here's the breakdown by the numbers: over 100 acres; and according to the AJC,Show More Summary

First Slice 11/21/14: Ethics charges against Cobb chairman over Braves deal dismissed

The Cobb County Ethics Board has cleared Chairman Tim Lee of complaints brought against him over how he secretly wooed the Atlanta Braves to the suburban county. The board determined the officials couldn't rule on two counts raised and the citizen who filed the complaint requested the final allegation be dropped.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: David Koechner

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First Slice 11/20/14: Atlanta streetcar delayed again

Atlanta's Downtown streetcar has been delayed... again. Does this sound fair? University of Georgia football coach Mark Richt makes almost $4 million in salary.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Weekend Arts Agenda: Holiday shopping with the Indie Craft Experience

Can you hear the sound that’s eerily similar to the theme music from Jaws? Well, that’ Black Friday coming.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: 'Desolation'

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Andre 3000 to exhibit iconic jumpsuits at Art Basel 2014

Now that the OutKast anniversary tour is over, Andre 3000 is ready to make his foray into the world of get-high fashion. During next month's Art Basel in Miami, Andre 3000 will collaborate with filmmaker Greg Brunkalla and painter Jimmy O’Neal for an exhibit presented by SCAD and the SCAD Museum of Art.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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