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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14584
Posts / Week:41.9
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Deal: 'Everything should be on the table' to fund more transportation projects

"The comment I’ve heard that is most appropriate is that everything should be on the table. We should be looking at everything.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Onyx strip club DJ Awesome suspected in wife's murder

An Atlanta DJ within the city's strip club circuit was arrested Fri., Dec. 5 for allegedly having his wife killed. East Point Police confirmed with Creative Loafing that Andre Jason Pugh has been charged with conspiracy to commit burglary, murder, and conspiracy to commit murder over the Nov. Show More Summary

First Slice 12/8/14: Blight as far as the eye can see

Looking for a hobby that will gobble up most of your time, test your patience, and put you in close contact with needles, drug dealers, and broken glass? Try getting rid of a blighted apartment complex in Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Kevn Kinney

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Protests over Michael Brown, Eric Garner deaths continue in Downtown

Plans to occupy and spend Saturday night in Woodruff Park to protest issues of racial profiling and excessive policing didn't pan out. But men and women did march in Downtown, following earlier events in Marietta and near Atlantic Station, and made their presence known inside the Five Points MARTA station.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 12/7/14: Mammoth hotel could rise up next to new Falcons stadium

Could Atlanta's largest hotel be built next to the new Atlanta Falcons stadium as part of the Georgia World Congress Center? Common Cause of Georgia, a vocal City Hall and Gold Dome ethics watchdog, wants an investigation into why an...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Holiday Shorts

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Local activists unfurl 'Black Lives Matter' banners during SEC Championship game

A group of local activists involved in recent protests responding to the non-indictments of two police officers in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., brought their message to Georgia Dome in front of tens of thousands of protesters. During...Show More Summary

Super Visions: Bring on the Bad Ones

Before I had any inkling of how fine Grant Gustin would be in his title role on “The Flash,” I observed that it’s his nutty rogue’s gallery that keeps the Fastest Man Alive going. I remember nothing about the previous live-action version...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Strong Beer Fest

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Woodruff Arts Center receives historic $38-million grant

Christmas has come early for the Woodruff Arts Center. The Atlanta-based arts organization, which includes the High Museum of Art, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and Alliance Theatre, today received a $38-million grant from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Planning to occupy Woodruff Park tomorrow night? Prepare to be arrested

Protesters who attempt to occupy Woodruff Park tomorrow night won't be allowed to stay past 11 p.m. And anyone who remains there longer could be arrested, city officials say.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ...

Police seek leads in Nicholas Green murder

Atlanta police want the public’s help to find a man who they say might help them catch a killer. Nicholas Green was new to Atlanta, a 21-year-old barber originally from Fitzgerald, Ga. His brother picked him up after work on Nov. 15,...Show More Summary

Lust List 2015: Nominate your local crush now

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATLwood: 2015 Film Fest announces first wave of features

We're just a little under four months away from the 2015 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF), but the first slate of features have already been announced. The first 10 films, including three Georgia-produced selections, were all directed by women.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Bobcat Goldthwait

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First Slice 12/5/14: Tyler Perry is backing out of Ft. McPherson deal, sources say

According to the AJC and WSB-TV, Tyler Perry is reportedly backing out of a $30 million deal to buy 330 acres at Ft. McPherson and will instead build a film production studio in Douglas County. They're going off the word of one source with "direct knowledge" about the deal.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

#ShutItDownATL protestors standoff with police after non-indictment in Eric Garner's death

It turned into a game of cat and mouse between protestors and police Wednesday night, as people took to the streets to express their unity and outrage over yet another failure to indict a policeman in the death of an unarmed black man. In solidarity with similar protests nationwide over a New York grand jury's... Show More Summary

Group plans 'mass indefinite occupation' of Woodruff Park this weekend

Protests have taken place throughout the county in response to two grand juries' decisions to not indict white police officers in the high-profile killings of unarmed black men in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island. Those rulings haveShow More Summary

Weekend Arts Agenda: A 'Snow Queen,' A Cappella birthday, and MARTA photo gallery

Before there was Frozen, there was The Snow Queen. That's how the folks over the Serenbe Playhouse are pushing their production of the classic, wintery tale. Or in their words: "A triumph of love over cynicism, this stunningly visual piece will be a holiday show like nothing you’ve ever seen before."… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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