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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14242
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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

MARTA bus driver charged in pedestrian death

A MARTA bus driver was charged this morning in the death of a pedestrian who was struck and killed in West End last Wednesday. According to an Atlanta Police report about the incident, 59-year-old driver Leroy Brown hit Brenda Travis...Show More Summary

WonderRoot CSA calls for artists’ submissions!

Artists, mark your calendars: WonderRoot is now accepting applications for Season 05 of their Community Supported Art (CSA) program. The new season will run from January to March and allow artists to produce 30 pieces of art, deliver a talk, and receive $1,000 compensation.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Enigmatic steel monster to glide along city streets tonight

Were you one of the hardcore transit fans who walked alongside the Atlanta streetcar while it was towed between Centennial Olympic Park and the King Center to test the system's equipment and clearances? Go two for two tonight and check out the first test of the electrified transit vehicle along the 2.7-mile line.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Critic's Notebook: October's Top Five

A monthly listing of CL critic Andrew Alexander’s picks for the top five arts events in Atlanta: 5. The Met Live in HD 2014-15 season begins with Verdi's Macbeth, Oct. 11 … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 10/1/14: First U.S. case of Ebola diagnosed in Texas

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday confirmed the first case of ebola diagnosed in the United States. Agency officials are not releasing the name of the male patient, who is being treated in Dallas and recently traveled from Liberia.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Belle and Sebastian

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Anthony Jeselnik: 'Satanic prince of stand-up' plays nice

Anthony Jeselnik is the kind of comedian that people either love or hate. He has a voice all his own, which he shares via his writing gig on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and successful comedy specials Shakespeare and Anthony Jeselnik: Caligula.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Atlanta Streets Alive brings 4.5 miles of joy to northeast Atlanta

On Sunday, bicyclists, pedestrians, skateboarders, rock climbers, hula hoopers, and tens of thousands of other people took over 4.5 miles of city streets to celebrate the final Atlanta Streets Alive of 2014. For more than four hours,...Show More Summary

'Gotham' recap: In which we meet Selina Kyle

"Gotham," the fall's buzziest new show about teens, returned with its second episode last night, following a pilot that a lot of people watched and that most people enjoyed. "Very dark!" we all said to our mothers.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 9/30/14: Arrest made in DeKalb couple's kidnapping and killing, another suspect still at large

Federal authorities are looking for one suspect in the August execution-style killing of a DeKalb County couple. U.S. Marshals are looking for Richard Augusta Wilson - aka "Fathead" - for allegedly kidnapping Jeronta Brown and Briana...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Shilpa Ray

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Stanley Romanstein resigns from Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

The Board of Directors of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) today announced that President and CEO Stanley Romanstein has resigned, effective immediately. According to a statement, it was Romanstein’s decision, and the Executive Committee...Show More Summary

ASO musicians and management agree to resume talks

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra management and Player's Association are headed back to the negotiation table. Both parties have agreed to continue Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) talks using federal mediator Allison Beck.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 9/29/14: When will the Army hand over Fort McPherson?

When will the U.S. Army hand over Fort McPherson, the massive decommissioned military base in southwest Atlanta that Tyler Perry - and another film production firm - want to turn into movie studios? Good question.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Big Freedia

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First Slice 9/28/14: Hammerin' Hank to hang with Harry the Hawk?

Mayor Kasim Reed says the NBA has hired an investment banker to help find a group interested in purchasing Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson's interest. And former Atlanta Braves legend Hank Aaron is interested in potentially owning an interest in the team.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Mayor Reed on the ASO: 'World-class cities have world-class orchestras'

In response to Monday’s news that the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has canceled its concerts through Nov. 8, Mayor Kasim Reed has weighed in on the discussion. In a statement, Reed acknowledged that many orchestras have been increasingly forced to adapt their business models to a shrinking base of financial support.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Beltline Wine Stroll

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The Atlanta Streetcar... IT'S ALIVE

When you're gallivanting along Edgewood and Auburn avenues tonight (or any other time really), don't think about touching the overhead wires along the streetcar route. They can kill you.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Donors pay for Peachtree-Pine shelter's $580,000 water bill, pledge help with future payments

The Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless, the nonprofit organization that runs Atlanta's largest homeless shelter at the intersection of Peachtree and Pine streets, today settled its six-figure water bill just days before city officials...Show More Summary

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