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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

First Slice 2/18/15: Embattled Hawks GM who made derogatory remarks receives Andrew Young's support

Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young has come out in defense of Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry, who is currently taking a leave of absence following a series of derogatory remarks he made against NBA player Luol Deng in 2014. "No more than I am," Young told WSB-TV when asked about whether Ferry was racist.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: Raw Atlanta

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Lawsuit: Atlanta Police refuse to comply with citizen videotaping procedures

A lawsuit demanding Atlanta Police to comply with laws protecting the public's right to document arrests — something lawyers allege the department has failed to do in recent months — today hit City Hall. Two Atlanta attorneys, Dan Grossman...Show More Summary

First Slice 2/17/15: Georgia's winter storm leads to power outages, school closures, flight cancellations

Georgia's winter storm didn't hit Atlanta too hard. But it forced power outages, some schools to close, numerous government offices to open late, and a few flights to be canceled.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: deFine ART

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Chick-fil-A CEO: Stadium neighborhoods could look 'like a scene out of Baghdad' if issues aren't addressed

"The horror that I think of is when the Goodyear blimp is flying over the new stadium with Atlanta's beautiful skyline in the background. And then the blimp shows the area on the other side of the stadium and it looks like a scene out...Show More Summary

Complaint filed against attorney behind Beltline, Falcons stadium lawsuits dismissed by Georgia Supreme Court

John Woodham, the Buckhead attorney who's fought tooth and nail against the funding sources for Atlanta Falcons stadium and the Atlanta Beltline, will not be reprimanded for allegedly attempting to "shake down" developers during a lawsuit. In...Show More Summary

Should Atlanta spend $17.5 million on an indoor pool?

On March 17, Atlanta residents will have the chance to vote on an $250 million infrastructure bond package containing more than 225 projects ranging from $9,000 school zone "flashers" — that's an unfortunate name — to multi-million dollar bridge replacements. Show More Summary

'The Walking Dead' recap: 'Stranger danger'

If there’s one thing in life we all know to be true it’s that no one person grieves the same way. In the last two episodes of “The Walking Dead” we lost two prominent (and beloved) characters in Beth (Emily Kinney) and Tyreese (ChadShow More Summary

First Slice 2/16/15: Increasing Georgia cigarette taxes to national average could raise $500 million for transportation

Want to raise half a billion dollars to fund Georgia's woeful transportation network? Hike the state's cigarette tax by $1.23, health advocates say.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: Food Innovation Network Event

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Reed and Deal shut down government offices, take precautions in advance of winter storm

A little more than a year after snow and ice wreaked havoc on metro Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed and Gov. Nathan Deal are taking advanced precautions as a winter storm heads to Georgia. The mayor's office tonight ordered all governmentShow More Summary

First Slice 2/15/15: Is the I-285/Ga. 400 interchange overhaul just a big ole billion-dollar band-aid?

The I-285/Ga. 400 interchange, a massively expensive road project the state will begin next year, might be behind the times before construction crews even start work. What's that definition of insanity? Brace yourself, metro Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: Atlanta Battle of the Bands

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5 Things to Do: My Bloody Valentine

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City's emergency shelter open this weekend due to freezing temperatures, possible snow

It's going to get cold this weekend. Real cold.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Candler Park and gentrification during the 1980s

Once upon a time, in a far away place called the late 1970s and early 1980s, residents of Candler Park watched their once impoverished neighborhood start seeing new investment. Young couples were moving into the historic northeast Atlanta community.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Super Visions: An untangled webhead

Yeah, yeah, so last week I told you that this edition of Super Visions would be about animation, comics, and kids’ comics — specifically “Adventure Time” the show and Adventure Time the funny book. And we’ll get there, but this column is attached to a newspaper, and the timely nature of news beckons.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATLwood: Bobbi Kristina's family says Nick Gordon not welcome

Filming Updates: >> So LeBron James has dreams of being a Hollywood mogul, and his Atlanta-shot, scripted comedy "Survivor's Remorse" will begin production this spring for its second season. >> MTV's abduction drama "Finding Carter" filmed in Avondale Estates earlier this week.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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