Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Super Visions: Now is the spring of my discontent

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ATLwood: Sarah Jones' mother writes open letter to the Hollywood Reporter

Earlier this week Midnight Rider director Randall Miller was sentenced to two years in jail, and executive producer Jay Sedrish received 10 months probation, stemming from a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones. Show More Summary

New ATL strip club Rumors promises nude entertainment. AND MIMES!!!

Have you heard about the latest addition to the strip club capital? It's called Rumors and, from the sounds of it, there may be nothing like it in Atlanta. Located at 3950 Jonesboro Road in Forest Park, Rumors is one of two adult entertainment clubs due to open on the Southside this year.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 3/13/15: Emory University offers course exploring "The Ferguson Movement"

This fall, Emory University will offer a class examining the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. The course will cover not only policing and criminal law, but also media, voting rights, and other relevant issues. Residents of Chamblee...Show More Summary

5 Things to Do: American Craft Council Atlanta Show

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Kroger offers $25,000 reward for info leading to suspect involved in Ponce killing

Atlanta Police have not yet found the two suspects allegedly involved in carjacking attempt that resulted in a killing outside the Kroger on Ponce de Leon Avenue. So grocery store executives are offering a large reward to help the search.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Protesters march in Decatur over police killing of Anthony Hill

About 80 protesters marched on Decatur’s streets Wednesday night to decry the March 9 police killing of DeKalb County resident Anthony Hill. Hill, who was black, was unarmed and naked — apparently experiencing mania due to his bipolar...Show More Summary

First Slice 3/12/15: Rewriting history in the Georgia Senate

The Georgia Senate apparently wants to rewrite U.S. history — or at least convince the College Board to redo the Advanced Placement test taught in high schools. Some senators think it is biased to the left and knocks the free-enterprise system.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Time and Place: Atlanta fair

I have always loved going to the fair. There are certain things that I have come to expectto experience there regardless of the place or time of day.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: Augusta Read Thomas

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The problem with Atlanta's incomplete list of infrastructure bond projects

March 17 is voters’ last chance to cast a ballot for or against a $250 million infrastructure bond package that would fund fixing bridges, paving roads, installing bike lanes, and maintaining buildings. According to Mayor Kasim Reed,...Show More Summary

APS employees protest lack of progress, mayor's 'bully tactics' in Beltline funding dispute

The multi-million dollar dispute between Atlanta Public Schools and the Atlanta Beltline has gone unresolved for the better part of the past year. The fight over how much the city's owes the school system has resulted in legal threats, heated exchanges, angry letters, and now protests.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Critic's Notebook: Dressing up for the 'Camino Real'

The Atlanta Ballet is releasing a few little pieces here and there which help give an early glimpse into the world of Camino Real, the company's upcoming world premiere ballet based on the play by Tennessee Williams. We especially like...Show More Summary

First Slice 3/11/15: Anthony Hill's killing sparks outrage among activists

Why did a DeKalb County police officer shoot and kill 27-year-old Chamblee resident Anthony Hill? The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will be investigating the incident that's come under scrutiny by some of his neighbors and activists..Yesterday was a weird day in Georgia politics.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: When is it not theatre

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Man killed outside Kroger on Ponce

Atlanta Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred outside the Kroger grocery store in Poncey-Highland. APD Sgt. Greg Lyon has confirmed with CL that a man was shot and killed behind the Kroger located off Ponce de Leon Avenue near the Atlanta Beltline.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

City on Senate's airport-takeover study: 'If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it'

Every few years, it seems, someone at the Gold Dome murmurs something about how the state should run Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The reasons vary for the takeover.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Advocates: Atlanta's infrastructure bond package should include funding for Lee Street bike lane project

Brent Brewer sees huge potential in Lee Street's future. The Historic West End resident says the state road running from Morehouse College to Fort McPherson could become one of the city's most important bicycle routes.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Watch President Obama's Georgia Tech speech on student aid here

At 1:30 p.m. this afternoon, President Barack Obama will address thousands of Atlantan residents inside Georgia Tech's Hank McCamish Pavilion. He's expected to talk about making college more affordable for students and introducing what's being touted as a "student aid bill of rights."… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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