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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

What would 2 Chainz do with a $40K giraffe?

If your money is long like giraffe necks this might be for you. 2 Chainz takes balling to ridiculous heights in the latest episode of the GQ web series "Most Expensivest Shit." No typo. The series is supposed to highlight the decadent toys of the rich and famous — a little tone deaf for the times perhaps but I guess somebody's getting money. Show More Summary

'Nosey Atlanta' exposes vanilla ghettoes in search of trap

Noisey Atlanta, the 10-part docuseries released earlier this year, features such an outrageous depiction of Atlanta's trap rap scene it's practically parody proof. But that hasn't stopped a couple of local jokers from taking a whack at it.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Here's what will replace the Airport's 1996 Olympic Games mural

Yes, the beautiful and bizarre 1996 Summer Olympics mural at Hartsfield Jackson International Airport will soon be taken down. But the space it currently occupies won't be used primarily for advertisements like the current one on display for Porsche, an airport official says.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 5/5/15: Body found inside trash can at Old Fourth Ward dog park

Atlanta Police last night found a woman stuffed inside a trash can in the Freedom Barkway dog park in Old Fourth Ward. “We love being able to take our dogs here,” Freedom Barkway Board Member R.J. Morris said, “and the area is very much improving.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Activists: APD should immediately release camera footage in Alexia Christian police shooting

A group of activists are demanding that the Atlanta Police become more transparent with their investigation into the death of 26-year-old Atlanta resident Alexia Christian. Outside APD's headquarters this afternoon, about a dozen activists...Show More Summary

Hundreds gather for 'Rest in Power' memorial for black lives

On Saturday afternoon, a black Cadillac hearse topped with a flashing red light and draped in a sign saying "Rest in Power" traveled nine miles from West End to Oakhurst. Hundreds of people rode in cars and on bicycles as part of a funeral procession.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Emily Heller comes to the Village Theatre

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.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 5/4/15: Sheriff Victor Hill involved in accidental shooting — and not cooperating with police

Gwinnett County Police say Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill refused to cooperate with officers after an accidental shooting involving the controversial lawman. The woman who was shot is in critical condition.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: Star Wars Day

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"Game of Thrones" recap: The Sons of the Harpy

Mobs of violent men roam the streets in two nations on this week’s episode, “The Sons of the Harpy,” and have obvious parallels. Both the Sons of the Harpy in Mereen and The Faith Militant in King’s Landing wear symbols on their faces,...Show More Summary

First Slice 5/3/15: Ga. 400 is metro Atlanta's most innovative and backwards roadway

When it comes to Ga. 400, there's good news and there's bad news. The state needs to regulate summer camps to ensure counselors don't have criminal backgrounds or like to wear hockey masks.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: Endless Road, A Look at Nexus Press

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5 Things to Do: Vintage computer Festival Southeast

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What happened in the death of Alexia Christian?

Alexia Christian, a 26-year-old African-American woman who was suspected of stealing an automobile, died yesterday in the custody of the Atlanta Police Department. That much we know.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Killer Mike killed 'em dead in a tux

Sorry y'all.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Cap the Downtown Connector? Let's consider it, Midtown Alliance says

Nearly 20 years ago, the Midtown Alliance created its “Blueprint," a master plan that helped spur the neighborhood’s enormous development boom and quality-of-life touches. Now the Blueprint is up for its third major revision, with the...Show More Summary

Judge to APD: Train police on public's right to videotape officers

Atlanta’s police officers will get a thorough education on the public’s right to tape them at work, and have their tapes protected, under an order a federal judge looks likely to issue in the coming days. The Atlanta Police Department...Show More Summary

Farewell, funky 1996 Olympic Games mural at Atlanta Airport?

Sad news, Atlanta. The city might be losing one of its most beloved gems: the weird and majestic 1996 Olympic Games mural at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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