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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14726
Posts / Week:41.8
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

MARTA CEO Keith Parker could see two-year contract extension

Since joining MARTA in late 2012 CEO Keith Parker has overseen a dramatic turnaround at the transit agency. He's led initiatives that have clamped down on rider misconduct, ordered reforms recommended by an outside audit, and revived plans to develop barren seas of asphalt surrounding some rail stations.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Reed, Mitchell joust over APS-Beltline debt dispute

The Atlanta Beltline and Atlanta Public Schools remain at an impasse over a multi-million dollar payment dispute. Frustrations have grown among elected officials, school leaders, and parents with no resolution in sight.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Paris on Ponce to open new gallery space, host more public events

Last week Paris on Ponce kicked off what they hoped will be a year where more human and creative traffic comes through their quirky, eccentric doors. Dubbed, Wunderkindred, the collaboration between Dashboard Co-op and PoP hoped to kickstart a new energy into every local Francophile's favorite haunt.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 1/7/15: Mercedes-Benz to relocate USA headquarters to Atlanta

Mercedes-Benz has decided to move its American HQ from Montvale, N.J., to Atlanta. As part of the plan, the luxury car manufacturer will invest nearly $100 million into its new facilities, which are expected to open sometime in 2017.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to do: Throwback

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Surprise! Georgia State, Georgia Perimeter to merge

Ah, the early days of January. It's a time when all the news that was bottled up over the weeks when everyone was off wrapping presents and skiing in the Alps explodes, surprising everyone.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Kelvin Cochran out as Atlanta's fire chief following anti-gay remarks

The city and Atlanta's fire chief are "parting ways" after over controversial book published that contains discriminatory remarks against the LGBT community. Flanked by nearly two-dozen cabinet members, Mayor Kasim Reed this afternoon announced the termination of Atlanta Fire and Rescue Chief Kelvin Cochran.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

FTI awards Holly Theatre with $10,000 grant

Dahlonega's Historic Holly Theatre just got a $10,000 helping hand. For their 2014-2015 Preservation Grant, the Fox Theatre Institute (FTI) awarded the theater with funding that will go toward restoration, and future planning.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Pinch 'n' Ouch Theatre finds new home

Pinch 'n' Ouch Theatre is on the move. After stints at Hertz Stage, 14th Street Playhouse, 7 Stages, and a church basement in Virginia-Highland, the company has a new home in Candler Park.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

APD offers reward in unsolved anti-gay assault in Midtown

Atlanta Police want help finding a person who allegedly assaulted a gay man walking in Midtown last year. On March 7, 2014, a male suspect reportedly wearing a red shirt and Atlanta Braves hat approached James Reed, yelled anti-gay slurs,...Show More Summary

First Slice 1/6/15: Atlantans to vote on $250 million infrastructure bond package on March 17

Atlantans, mark your calendars for March 17. That's the date you'll get to vote on whether you want the city to borrow up to $250 million to its fix roads, bridges, and sidewalks as well as spend cash on pools, rec centers, and public safety buildings.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to do: NVR LONELEE

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Ponce City Market unveils 13 new retail tenants

Ponce City Market is just a few months away from its long-awaited opening. Over the past year, Jamestown Properties has slowly unveiled plans for the nearly 2 million-square-foot mixed-use development.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 1/5/14: Prison populations drop across the country... but Georgia has some work to do

Georgia's no. 1! Oh, it leads the nation in the rate of residents who are currently in prison or under supervision?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things: Middle

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First Slice 1/4/14: Hawks for sale! Buy the team, get one free foam finger!

The Atlanta Hawks — as in, the entire team, not just a stake in the team — is up for sale. Or maybe not.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things: Three Kings Day

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Atlanta Black Harts? Locomotives? Resurgents? Help pick new Atlanta soccer team's name

The members of Terminus Legion, the grassroots fan club that has rallied for Atlanta to be selected for a new Major League Soccer team, has spent months debating names for the club. And now the time has come to help them select a name...Show More Summary

Super Visions: Rumors and rol(l)ers

Item: On Facebook, Actor Vin “Voix de Groot” Diesel dons a shirt bannered with Marvel’s logo for its 2018 Inhumans film. Speculation swirls that he might be playing the nigh-mute king of the Inhumans.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Come out to CL and Write Club Atlanta's Fiction Contest Crush Brawl

It goes without saying that few folks party as hard as writers. The Ernest Hemingways and Dorothy Parkers of the world would probably drink most of us under the table.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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