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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14450
Posts / Week:42.1
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Repticon's snakes and bearded dragons take over Lawrenceville

Thousands of exotic animals invaded Lawrenceville over the past weekend. Repticon, a national tour of exotic reptiles, was held at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 11/11/14: U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson to announce 2016 re-election bid

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is gearing up for a re-election bid in 2016. Wasting no time following GOP businessman David Perdue's Senate victory last week, he plans to make the formal announcement next week at the Gold Dome.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Dining + Design

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Oakland Cemetery named 2014 Great Place winner

A cemetery, public park, sculpture garden, and wildlife habitat, the City of Atlanta's Historic Oakland Cemetery has been an intricate part of the area's identity since 1850 and has recently been honored as being the community icon that it is. At a breakfast on Fri., Nov. Show More Summary

Ethics chief: Councilman accepted tickets, might not have attended trip

Atlanta's ethics officer is accusing Atlanta City Councilman Michael Julian Bond of additional ethics violations, including using the comic book buff's office to request tickets to Dragon Con and a VIP movie screening of "Captain America." Bond...Show More Summary

Gold Dome to finally - potentially - consider raising gas tax to fund transportation

Word comes this morning from Jim Galloway and the AJC Political Insider crew that state lawmakers have finally realized that the state's gas tax is long overdue for an increase. And elected officials are sending signals that they're looking to take action in the next legislative session that starts in January.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Former Mayor Andrew Young planned to fly on plane that crashed in Bahamas

Former Atlanta Mayor and U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young had planned to fly on a Lear jet that crashed and killed nine people in the Bahamas over the weekend. A source or sources close to Young has told multiple news outlets that the former...Show More Summary

First Slice 11/10/14: Judge in APS cheating trial bars media from reporting story

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter, who is presiding over the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal trial, has granted a extraordinary request from Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard and ordered the media not to report a story somehow related to APS. Why? Hey, state lawmakers!… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Interpol

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'The Walking Dead' recap: Liar liar

Color me not surprised to learn that Eugene (Josh McDermitt) has been full of shit this entire time. It's not that I don't trust men who proudly rock Tennessee top hats and claim to be scientists, it's just that "The Walking Dead" has...Show More Summary

First Slice 11/9/14: Adios, NERSHA building

The old BellSouth/Executive Park Hotel/"NERSHA" building on North Druid Hills Road near I-85 was turned to rubble yesterday. For many more clips of the implosion, head to /r/Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Jared Logan

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BREAKING NEWS: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra lockout ends

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians and management have reached a new deal on a collective bargaining agreement. Over the last two days the agreement was approved by the Woodruff Arts Center’s Governing Board and ratified by the membership of the ASO Players’ Association.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Illustrator Barry Lee on using art to overcome Nager syndrome

Artist Barry Lee's new exhibit Home Is Where You Drown glares customers down as soon as they enter Octane Coffee's Westside location. A collection of pink, cartoonish faces peer out from behind a thick forest painted on the wall.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Georgia: Corps' lake plan holds too much water

It's been more than two years since Georgia last litigated over Lake Allatoona water. But hallelujah, the drought ended Friday.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

AJC readers are really, really excited about the AJC.com redesign

After several peeks and teases, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution this week finally launched its new website. So far, the feedback the paper has received about the AJC.com redesign has been, how do we say it, less than enthusiastic.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Super Visions: Presentiments and predictabilities

Me: Hey! Agents of SHIELD! Agents of SHIELD: Wha?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Are ASO musicians and Woodfruff Arts Center getting closer to a new deal?

For over two months, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians have been locked out without pay. According to a report, that long (and at times bitter) dispute between the musicians and management could be coming to a close.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATLwood: What do Justin Bieber and Ryan Gosling have in common?

Programming note: This is my last week on the ATLwood beat, y'all. It's been a wonderful 18 months; at this point, there are almost too many productions and their attendant celebrities to keep track of.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'Fuck it, I'm feminist': SuicideGirls' Missy Suicide talks beauty and burlesque

When SuicideGirls started 13 years ago, Missy Suicide “had no idea that it would get so popular,” says the photographer born Selena Mooney who co-founded the site with Sean Suhl in 2001. This was pre-social media, mind you, and alt-porn’s corner of the Internet was much smaller and more dimly lit in comparison.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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