Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

First Slice 7/28/15: Deal offers an option for bringing casinos to Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal just gave gaming companies looking to open a casino in Georgia — but wondered how to overcome the governor's personal opposition to gambling — an option: a constitutional amendment.  MARTA officials are moving ahead with studies looking at expanding its rail network into Clayton County, where buses started rolling several months ago. Show More Summary

We're finally getting some rainbows in Midtown!

Since Robert Sepúlveda Jr. embarked on his mission to convince the city to install the rainbow crosswalks at the intersection of 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue in Midtown, he's faced an uphill battle of red-tape, city bureaucracy, and kill-joys who just don't like colorful crosswalks. Show More Summary

WiFi is coming to a MARTA bus near you

MARTA riders soon won’t have to eat away at their phone’s data plans anymore. Last week, the public transit agency unveiled plans to install WiFi on MARTA buses and eventually, trains. The service will be free, says MARTA Chief Information Officer Ming Hsi.…

5 things to do: #kopyoga

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Cure 4 Hunger Initiative at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site …

Is the end nigh for Masquerade's long run on North Avenue?

When a developer last year proposed a mixed-use development along the Atlanta Beltline's Eastside Trail next to the Masquerade, there was never any doubt about the future of the historic (and protected) DuPre Excelsior Mill buildingShow More Summary

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Clayton English headlines the Atlanta Improv

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.…

First Slice 7/27/15: Georgia sues advocate for... publishing the state's laws?

Georgia is suing a public domain advocate for copyright infringement. Carl Malamud had the gall to... publish an official copy of the state's laws?  Spelman College has ended the professorship endowed by and named after Bill and Camille Cosby.…

5 things to do: Bully

Monday, July 27, 2015 Social Entrepreneur Speed Date at Center for Civic Innovation Atlanta …

First Slice: 7/26/15: Where were you during the Great DeKalb Water Main Break of 2015?

Work crews have repaired a water main break that left many DeKalb County residents with low water pressure — and required Decatur's massive water slide to close early. As of this writing, a boil water advisory is in effect. Atlanta United...Show More Summary

5 things to do: BBT Open

Sunday, July 26, 2015 Atlanta African Dance & Drum Festival at Tri-Cities High School …

5 things to do: ATL Collective

Saturday, July 25, 2015 Slide the City at West Ponce de Leon Avenue in Decatur …

John Lewis' Comic-Con MARCH the talk of 'CBS This Morning'

A trenchcoat and a backpack. It wasn't as flashy as Superman's cape but apparently it was effective.…

Historic Friendship Baptist gave Brenda Wood cause to lose her cool

Well-known 11 Alive news anchor Brenda Wood has been exuding her cool, classy demeanor on the station's evening broadcasts for years. But she went from poised to pissed in a sharply worded commentary this week.…

NBC's 'Last Comic Standing' features a handful of local talent

Originally airing in 2003, NBC's "Last Comic Standing" was cancelled in 2010 only to be revived last year for an eighth season. Comics from all around the country auditioned last year to be invited into the Top 100 which were then flown...Show More Summary

Lil B blesses Atlanta's public WHAT??? Thank you Based God!!!!

Looks like Lil B is/was in Atlanta recently. Last night, he tweeted about how much he digs the peaceful vibe Atlantans exude.…

ATLwood: 'Ant-Man' is state's economic superhero

Filming Updates >> According to Gov. Nathan Deal, there were some big numbers behind the locally shot Ant-Man that extend beyond the box office. In the Gov's words: "Ant-Man’ employed 3,579 Georgians, spent more than $106 million in Georgia and utilized 22,413 hotel rooms during filming." >> Allegiant — Part 1 did some filming at the High Museum of Art earlier this week.…

First Slice 7/24/15: Former Emory employee going to prison for stealing students' money

A former administrative assistant at the Emory University School of Nursing will serve 18 months in prison for pocketing $317,000 from students. The employee, Brenda Michael, convinced students to deposit their tuition and fees intoShow More Summary

5 things to do: Wreckless Eric

Friday, July 24, 2015 Idina Menzel at Chastain Park Amphitheater …

'Flux Night 2015: Dream' adds Sheila Pree Bright, more artists

Earlier this year, Flux Projects announced the date and theme for Flux Night 2015, and now we know more about which artists will be involved in Atlanta's largest public art exhibition this fall. Officially titled Flux Night 2015: Dream, the one-night, site-specific mix of visual and performing arts will take over Old Fourth Ward on Sat., Oct. Show More Summary

The return of the Krog Masquerade — and concerns about closing key entrance to Cabbagetown and Reynoldstown

Last year, the Georgia Foundation for Public Spaces, the event organizer behind Atlanta's ubiquitous festivals where roving artists hawk their works, promised Atlanta a "sultry underground" soiree. Revelers who paid $40 could sip cocktails and mix with masked friends and strangers in the Krog Tunnel, the iconic graffiti-covered corridor linking Cabbagetown and Inman Park.…

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