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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Twelve protesters arrested at Gold Dome Medicaid expansion rally

Twelve activists were arrested inside the Gold Dome during a peaceful protest that urged state lawmakers to expand Medicaid in Georgia. Moral Monday Georgia protesters this afternoon gave defiant political speeches, unfurled large banners, and engaged in civil disobedience to urge state lawmakers to expand Medicaid.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Welcome to Atlanta, Carlos Bocanegra!

Major League Soccer Atlanta (yes, that's our name for the time being) announced today that former United States Men's National Team captain Carlos Bocanegra will join the team as technical director. In the role, Bocanegra will work alongside...Show More Summary

'Tricknology' led to destruction of Atlanta's public housing

The left-leaning quarterly Jacobin takes a deep dive into the history of public housing and the impact of the Atlanta model on the rest of the nation in an article titled "Tricknology 101." Jacobin published the article in its October print issue. Show More Summary

Former APS Superintendent Beverly Hall dies

Beverly Hall, the former Atlanta Public Schools superintendent who oversaw the school system during a test cheating scandal that attracted national headlines, has died following a lengthy battle with cancer. A member of her legal team confirmed her death to CL.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Atlanta Film Festival announces opening and closing night features, and guests

The 39th Annual Atlanta Film Festival is bookended by two very different features — and two very different guests. The festival's opening night will present I Am Michael, a film based on the life of Michael Glatze (played by James Franco),...Show More Summary

Planning for life after Turner Field is about to begin

Sixteen months have passed since Atlanta Braves officials announced that the team will leave Turner Field behind for a shiny new stadium in Cobb County. With their departure date getting closer by the day, many residents are wondering...Show More Summary

'The Walking Dead' recap: A place to call home?

If there's one thing about "The Walking Dead" that we've learned in the last five seasons, it's that our survivors don't fair well in other communities. Whether it was Woodbury, Terminus, or even the prison, Rick and the gang have often...Show More Summary

First Slice 3/2/15: Are you going to visit the polls for the infrastructure bond referendum?

Political observers and city officials are expecting low low voter turnout for the March 17 infrastructure bond referendum. (Early voting has already begun.) State lawmakers are want to overhaul some indigent defense programs, an effort...Show More Summary

Art on the Atlanta Beltline is calling for proposals

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5 Things to Do: Short Cuts Film Contest Screening

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First Slice 3/1/15: Some top Deal staffers get pay raises — but what about other state employees?

Some top staffers in Gov. Nathan Deal's administration received an up to 10 percent raise. Some teachers are roughly making less than they did several years ago.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: AR.CA.NA: secrets and mysteries

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5 Things to Do: Kathleen Madigan

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Marcia Wood Gallery to open Midtown location

Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? During its 20-year relationship with Atlanta, Marcia Wood Gallery has found a home in both Virginia-Highland and South Buckhead before settling into Castleberry Hill.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Super Visions: Hey! Kids’ comics! (Part III)

At last, it’s adventure time. Sort of.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATLwood: CL's Short Cuts Film Contest screening returns to Plaza Theatre

For the fifth straight year Creative Loafing and the Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) have partnered up for the Short Cuts Film Contest. Local filmmakers from different genres and skill sets submit their visual treatment of five minutes or less centered on a specific theme.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Manuel's Tavern property sold, developer plans to turn site into four-story mixed-use project (Update)

Manuel's Tavern as we will know it will soon be a thing of the past. But the developer purchasing the Poncey-Highland site says the beloved restaurant and bar, long frequented by politicians, writers, and locals, will survive in some capacity.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Wilton Hugh Thomas, longtime L5P fixture known as 'Wolf,' has died

On one of your many visits to Little Five Points or trips along Ponce de Leon Avenue, you might have encountered the man with a blonde mane, black tank top, and tight jean shorts. Sometimes he carried a guitar.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 2/27/15: FCC approves net neutrality

Net neutrality has won in a 3–2 vote at the Federal Communications Commission. The new Open Internet Order establishes rules that prohibit internet service providers from granting faster access to companies who pay for priority and from blocking or throttling sites.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: Tom Green

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