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

Reed taps Tim Keane, Charleston's planning director, for City Hall job

Mayor Kasim Reed yesterday announced that he is hiring Tim Keane, the planning chief of Charleston, S.C., to come lead the same department at City Hall. “Tim brings the right expertise to help the Department the meet the long-term goals of my administration.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Art on the Atlanta Beltline receives Award of Excellence from the AUDC

The Atlanta Urban Design Commission (AUDC) presented Atlanta Beltline, Inc. with the Award of Excellence for its Art on the Atlanta Beltline exhibition. Art on the Atlanta Beltline began in 2010 with only 40 exhibits; however, the exhibit has grown rapidly over the past six years and currently has over 300 submissions.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 5/29/15: North and South Carolina's industrial waste is coming on down to Georgia

A Georgia landfill is now the dumping ground for coal ash waste from North and South Carolina. After Duke Energy was slapped with more than $100 million in penalties for improperly disposing of the contaminants and polluting the environment there, they decided to clean it up and bring the industrial waste here.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Weekend Arts Agenda: Terry Kearns to Mo Willems

Blogger and photographer Terry Kearns wears many hats, one of which is being a curator. For the exhibition House Portraits — House Painters — Venacular Cracker, Kearns brought together William Mize, Heather McPherson, and Joe Dreher to Vintage ATL in East Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Sex Down South Conference seeks crowdfunding support

Now this should be a no-brainer. After all there's nothing the sexually-repressed Deep South loves more than confronting its age-old taboos. But a crowdfunding campaign for a forthcoming sex conference is having a slow go of it out the...Show More Summary

Concrete Jungle fundraiser could help fruit-gathering nonprofit expand reach

Six years after it was founded, Atlanta’s Concrete Jungle is hosting its first-ever fundraising event to try to gather even more of the metro region’s fruit. Founded by Craig Durkin and Aubrey Daniels in 2009, the non-profit organization...Show More Summary

Cash reward offered in hanging death of dog in DeKalb

The Humane Society of the United States and Stubby’s Heroes, a local pitbull advocacy group, are offering an $11,000 reward for information leading to the person or persons responsible for the death of dog in DeKalb County. According...Show More Summary

Time and Place: Jazz in the Park

A monthlong trip through the jazz world culminated over Memorial Day Weekend with the Atlanta Jazz Festival in Piedmont Park. Some of jazz's best and brightest were given an opportunity to share their talents with thousands of people in the metro area.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 5/28/15: Feds give GDOT approval to move ahead with $1.1 billion interchange

The Georgia Department of Transportation can now start hiring contractors to build the Georgia 400/I-285 interchange overhaul after the Federal Highway Administration gave the state agency the go-ahead to move on the $1.1 billion project. Habersham...Show More Summary

Migos blames 'Noisey Atlanta' rapsploitation for arrest

It seems Noisey Atlanta just won't die quietly. Have you heard the latest fallout from the Vice-helmed docuseries?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Samadha

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Critic's Notebook: Team Violet

It goes without saying that we are totally Team Violet. … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From TMNT to T.J. Miller

Atlanta has one of the best comedy scenes in the country, and each week is filled with plenty of opportunities to see some of Atlanta’s best local comics and visiting national touring acts. He’s your best bets for getting into some funny business.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 5/27/15: Beltline budget set to increase, APS payments remain unresolved

The Atlanta Beltline owes Atlanta Public Schools $13.5 million in payments. Invest Atlanta has tentatively increased the Beltline's budget by $13.1 million.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Chuck Palahniuk

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Atlanta Police slapped with civil lawsuit in Bernard Moore’s death

Keshanna Spencer's two-hour drive from Moody, Ala., to Atlanta used be filled with excitement. For years, she would regularly travel from her home to visit her 62-year-old father Bernard Moore.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 5/26/15: Hopes fade for Atlanta-Chattanooga bullet train

Sad news, bullet train dreamers. The 17-year-old plan to build high-speed rail between Atlanta and Chattanooga is probably not going to happen.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'Game of Thrones' recap: 'The Gift'

Last week’s episode of “Game of Thrones” practically blew up the Internet, like the show does once or twice a season.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 5/25/15: North Fulton police bust major heroin operation

Sandy Springs Police and other law enforcement agencies over the weekend broke up a major heroin operation aimed at making the drug more accessible for North Fulton users. Metro Atlanta's smaller airports — and pilots concerned about...Show More Summary

First Slice 5/24/15: Cobb chairman remakes office without county commission approval

Cobb County Chairman Tim Lee renovated his office — he's done so twice since 2013 — to make room for his new staffer. Both the new position and the office improvements were paid for with public funds and without seeking the commission's approval.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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