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Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14313
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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Moral Monday Georgia stages sit-in protest inside secretary of state's office

With eight days left until Election Day, voting rights activists remain concerned over the status of tens of thousands of unprocessed voter registration applications that could affect the gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races. The fate...Show More Summary

Jim Gaffigan: Food, family, and 'fatting out'

You know you're in for a good evening when the usher who's checking your ticket says to you before you walk into the auditorium, "You're going to like him—he's very funny." This was the case on Oct. 24, at the Cobb Energy PerformingShow More Summary

Killer robots are here and we must stop them, expert says

From “The Terminator” to the Avengers’ upcoming battle with Ultron, pop culture’s parade of killer robots has long expressed fears that modern technology’s marvels might turn against us. In fact, the killer robots are already here -Show More Summary

Deal on swing voters: 'If you see somebody turning purple, there’s something wrong with them. They are being starved from the truth.'

“If you see somebody turning purple, there’s something wrong with them. They are being starved from the truth.” Gov. Nathan Deal warns 75 people at a campaign stop in Dahlonega, Ga., an area expected to heavily support Republicans on Election Day, that swing voters could turn Georgia into a purple state.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

A look inside the inaugural Krog Masquerade

As night fell on Cabbagetown Saturday night, a legion of mask-wearing partygoers descended upon the Krog St. Tunnel for the inaugural Krog Masquerade. The controversial party blocked off the Krog tunnel much of the weekend to motorists...Show More Summary

Five Points and Garnett MARTA stations are getting makeovers - and you can help

MARTA's Five Points and Garnett rail stations in Downtown are in need of a makeover. Central Atlanta Progress and the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District want to revitalize the rail stops, including MARTA’s flagship hub where all lines meet.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATL311, the city's new non-emergency call center, finally goes live

On the fourth floor of the Municipal Court Of Atlanta, roughly 60 full-time phone operators wearing blue-collared shirts and hands-free telephone headsets sit in cubicles and answer a barrage of calls from residents. One person calls in a possible water main break on Beecher Road.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'The Walking Dead' recap: 'Tainted meat!'

God bless Chad Coleman. No, I really man that.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Nunn's Obama ties, Perdue's outsourcing record dominate U.S. Senate debate

The battle to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., already a contentious fight, got even more heated last week. High-profile Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul stumped for GOP corporate veteran David Perdue throughout Georgia.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 10/27/14: Georgia Voice opts not to endorse in governor, U.S. Senate races

The Georgia Voice wasn't expected to endorse Gov. Nathan Deal for another term or U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue. But the LGBT newspaper's editorial board also says it's not giving a nod of approval to state Sen. Jason Carter, D-Atlanta, or nonprofit veteran Michelle Nunn.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Taste of India

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First Slice 10/26/14: APD investigates shooting during high-school football game

Atlanta Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting during a high school football game on Friday night at Lakewood Stadium. Police say an off-duty officer shot and injured a teen after a brawl erupted outside the game.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Boo at the Zoo

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Perdue jokes about signing a young female supporter's torso: "No pictures on this!"

"No pictures on this!" Republican U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue happily obliges in a female supporter's request for an autograph on her torso. His campaign staffers, following his joke, attempt to block a cameraperson from filming the signing.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Super Visions: On grace notes — and disgrace notes, part 1

Regular readers of this blog know that I love me some onscreen intertextuality. You know: the tombstone for a certain eyepatch-wearing badass in Captain America: The Winter Soldier that bore an epitaph uttered by certain Jheri-curl—wearing badass in Pulp Fiction, the two of whom were played by one actor.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Elevate 2014 turns Downtown ATL into 'Social City'

UPDATE: Elevate 2014 ended Thursday night with a bang from Dance Truck featuring special performances by Hungry Ghost, Corian Ellisor and more. We've updated our photo gallery to include additional performances as well from Makeshift Circus on Monday, and Twinhead Theatre and Thimblerig Circus on Wednesday.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Star of Atlanta-shot 'Constantine' previews tonight's series premiere

NBC's "Constantine," premiering tonight, is probably the most hellish series shooting in Atlanta — with good reason: it stars John Constantine (Matt Ryan), a demonologist, street wizard, and straight-up con man who's out to save the world. Show More Summary

Funk Master: Jason Orr continues to hone his brand, 20 years later

On the eve of the second part of his big 20th anniversary celebration of FunkJazz Kafé Arts and Music Festival, Jason Orr is just as full of opinions, concern, and vision as he was when he started the far-reaching event in 1994. He speaks...Show More Summary

Three finalists named in search for Invest Atlanta's next president

Back in March, Invest Atlanta President and CEO Brian McGowan announced that he'd be leaving the city's economic development agency to take a position with the Metro Atlanta Chamber. His exit added another vacancy to a growing number of open positions in Mayor Kasim Reed's office.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATLwood: Filming updates on 'Ant-Man,' 'Vacation,' and more

Filming Updates: >> Chloë Moretz's 5th Wave adaptation is reportedly filming in Midtown, including Ansley Park, and in Gwinnett's Berkeley Lake. >> Ant-Man reportedly shot off Buckhead-area West Paces Ferry and at the archives building.Random bad wig break! >> The Vacation sequel reportedly shot in Stockbridge.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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