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First Slice 11/22/15: 'No specific and credible' info suggesting planned terror attack tonight at Philips

Law enforcement authorities say, despite finding no "specific and credible information about a potential threat, they are investigating reports that ISIS plans to launch attacks in several U.S. cities, including Atlanta at WWE's Survivor Series. Show More Summary

5 things to do: ICE Holiday Shopping Spectacular

Sunday, November 22, 2015 ICE Holiday Shopping Spectacular at Georgia Railroad Freight Depot …

5 things to do: Firelight 2015

Saturday, November 21, 2015 Linear Downfall, Clothes, Small People's Music Ensemble, Ginko at The Cleaners …

Georgia executes Marcus Ray Johnson, fourth person state has put to death this year

Marcus Ray Johnson, who was convicted for the 1994 killing of Angela Sizemore after meeting her in an Albany bar, was executed last night at 10:11 p.m in Jackson, Ga. Johnson was the fourth person to be executed by the state this year. “We...Show More Summary

Time and Place: Wage Hope

"Wage Hope." Two simple words that mean so much to so many people, myself included.…

Johns Creek Councilman does not want MARTA in North Fulton, no way, no how

“If it’s a bit inflammatory, I’m very okay with that. I think it embellishes the delivery of the message, and makes it rather unambiguous what our meaning is behind it.” - Johns Creek City Councilman Bob Gray, referring to the language in his resolution expressing opposition to MARTA expanding "in or around" the North Fulton city.…

Ponce City Market gives artists a blank slate with Pile, they create a mountain

When Ponce City Market first announced its tenants, they might as well have light-projected a dollar sign into the sky. A mixed-use development with swanky shops and a star-studded, chef-driven food court seems like  …

Notch 8 got 'Smothered' in art last Friday

In cased you missed the latest opening night exhibit at Notch 8 Gallery last Friday, this short video recaps "Smothered by the Things We Love." It's directed and produced by Atlanta-based Artemus Jenkins, whose full-length film If You Know the Words, Feel Free documented the scene largely centered around Notch 8.…

First Slice 11/20/15: State favored beer distributors over craft brewers in ongoing feud

Records show that state officials showed favoritism toward beer distributors over craft brewers in the struggle over the Beer Jobs Bill and the additional regulations issued in September. Recently obtained emails indicate that the Revenue...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics

Friday, November 20, 2015 Red Hare Brewing's MovemBEER at Red Hare Brewing Company …

Kemp: I take responsibility for 'clerical error' that released 6.1 million Georgians' Social Security numbers

The statewide elected officer who is responsible for making sure every Georgian’s vote gets counted also accidentally made their personal information — including Social Security numbers — available to political parties and media organizations.  Secretary...Show More Summary

Weekend Arts Agenda: Printed Matter and 'Hyperglo'

It's that time of the year again — Murmur's Printed Matter. Now in its fourth year, the event is moving to Murmur's dedicated space on Broad Street.…

First Slice 11/19/15: Fatal shooting on the Five Points MARTA station platform

A shooting on the Five Points MARTA station platform this morning left one person dead. Police have a suspect in custody. Human Rights Campaign Foundation, a heavyweight in LGBTQ lobbying efforts, selected Atlanta for a new campaign pushing workplace equality.…

5 things to do: Cliterati Open No Mic Featuring Tim'm West

Thursday, November 19, 2015 The Jemima Code and the Culinary Legacy of Black Women at H. Harper Station …

Howell Station pushes back against suburban-style gas station, considers future of 31 acres near Bellwood Quarry

Atlanta City Councilman Ivory Young Jr. is urging northwest Atlanta residents not to fret over the design of a planned convenience store near the future Westside Reservoir Park conflicting with the vision of the Atlanta Beltline. And...Show More Summary

Murmur's Amanda Mills talks Printed Matter

The DIY-championing nonprofit Murmur prepares for its fourth annual fundraiser, Printed Matter. Profits from the slew of zines for sale go directly to propel 2016's Atlanta Zine Fest, an ambitious celebration of zine culture complete...Show More Summary

First Slice 11/18/15: Who can afford this affordable housing?

Atlanta City Council on Monday unanimously passed an Affordable Housing Impact Statement. If passed by Mayor Kasim Reed, the ordinance could help shape future legislation affecting the amount of affordable housing. Speaking of affordable...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Wand

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Ladypreneur How-To: Public Speaking at Hodgepodge Coffeehouse …

Frustrated Candler Park neighbors complain of Fox Bros., parking, and lack of city response

What’s it like to live near a restaurant that gets written up in national magazines? Not awesome, say some people on Elmira Place, one of the streets in Candler Park that runs alongside Fox Bros Bar-B-Q.…

Funding for Moores Mill Road extension in northwest Atlanta is on its way, Reed says

For years, Moores Mill Shopping Center in northwest Atlanta has sat vacant and collecting dust. Nearby residents have sat and watched, waiting for federal funds to build a 300-yard extension of Moores Mill Road to ease gridlock and developers...Show More Summary

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