Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Time and Place: Stadium guts

Set aside the insanity of spending $1..6 billion on the construction of a stadium when there is nothing wrong with the Georgia Dome which opened in 1992. Don't think about the creation of a new tax to raise hundreds of millions of dollars...Show More Summary

Weekend Arts Agenda: Get hooked on a peelin’

This weekend, a different group of aliens than usual invade in time for Independence Day. Hooked on a Peelin', a new burlesque show by Hysteria Machines, lands at 7 Stages Theater.…

First Slice 6/30/16: Maybe Atlanta drivers suck because most of y'all ain't from Atlanta?

Cobb County passed a law against allowing private game day parking in the vicinity near the future Braves stadium. The Braves organization raked in a whopping $4.6 million in parking fees alone last year at Turner Field, but Cobb officials claim the ordinance was set in February strictly for public safety.…

Atlanta City Councilman faces hundreds of campaign finance allegations

Georgia’s top campaign ethics office says Atlanta City Councilman Michael Julian Bond needs to pay $58,000 in penalties for some 300 campaign finance violations. Bond failed to let the public know all the details of where he got hisShow More Summary

5 things to do: RAW:Atlanta presents TREND

Thursday, June 30, 2016 Mai Tai Cocktail Class at Biltong Bar …

City Hall auditor says process to prevent conflicts of interest could use a tune-up

Each year, city officials, employees, and some citizens serving on boards and agencies are required to disclose information about their personal finances and income, including what real estate they own. These disclosures are a way to monitor conflicts of interest and make sure employees don't try to enjoy personal gains from public service.…

Revealing En Route

Commemorating the completion of the first in a series of En Route murals, WonderRoot, MARTA, the TransFormation Alliance, and Fulton County Arts and Culture are throwing a free celebration at the King Memorial Transit Station, whereShow More Summary

Author Liz Lazarus gives back with Little Free Libraries

After self-publishing her psychological thriller, Free of Malice, local author Liz Lazarus found herself inspired by Little Free Libraries in her neighborhood. As a way to promote her book and give back, Lazarus started leaving copies...Show More Summary

First Slice 6/29/16: Georgia Power investigating chemical leaks at three power plants

Georgia Power has found evidence that chemicals such as arsenic, beryllium, and selenium leaked into groundwater at three coal-fired power plants throughout the state. It is possible the contaminants came from Georgia Power's coal ash ponds, and the company is conducting further tests to check.…

5 things to do: Last Wednesdays at Mammal

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 The Little Pirate Mermaid at Center for Puppetry Arts …

The Atlanta Film Fatales give voice to local female filmmakers

There’s no question being surrounded by a supportive community is one of the keys to success — and few may know that better than women in the film industry. Enter: The Film Fatales, an international collective of female feature directors who meet regularly to mentor each other, collaborate on projects and support each other in their endeavors.…

Traffic arrests made outside a police officer's jurisdiction are a no-no, says Georgia's highest court

Police officers can not make traffic arrests outside of their jurisdiction, the Georgia Supreme Court said in a unanimous ruling last week.  The ruling stemmed from a 2013 case when Kennesaw State University Police Department Officer...Show More Summary

Love & Tinderness: The Opening Message

I like to imagine there’s a backstory to my lamest Tinder messages. When I receive a message at 3 a.m. that says “‘sup,” I try to think it’s the culmination of a night’s agony rather than a general lack of care.…

First Slice 6/28/16: This is what gentrification looks like in Buckhead

You know Atlanta redevelopment has jumped the shark when Buckhead's the latest target. More Irby Avenue landmarks — like the Five Paces Inn in operation since 1955 — are being threatened by the continued onslaught of high-rise apartments...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Pancakes, Pancakes!

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Ancestors | Milk and Wine at Gallery 72 …

Before Forward Warrior: Cabbagetown graffiti 25 years ago

The sixth incarnation of Peter Ferrari's Forward Warrior hit the wall on Wylie a couple of weeks ago. Thirty-six artists and 20 hours later, the two-day mural fest left an indelible mark featuring work from the likes of Atlanta artists Brandon Sadler, Jessica Caldas, Fabian, Catlanta, FRKO, Molly Rose Freeman, and more. …

All men must be roasted

While the Battle of the Bastards is over, hero and heartthrob Jon Snow faces his biggest opponent yet: stand-up comedians. While it’s hot as hell outside, winter is coming to Poncey-Highland and it’s bringing with it the ice-cold jabs for our beloved member of House Stark.…

First Slice 6/27/16: Note to hotel owners: Sparkling wine isn't champagne and north Atlanta is not Buckhead

The Buckhead Coalition will not sit quietly and allow area hotels claim to be located in the affluent north Atlanta neighborhood when they're actually miles away.  Three people died in three separate incidences over the weekend fromShow More Summary

5 things to do: Atlanta in 50 Objects

Monday, June 27, 2016 Atlanta in 50 Objects at Atlanta History Center …

First Slice 6/26/16: Two suspects shot after police chase on I-75/85

Atlanta Police shot two suspects during a stolen-car pursuit that ended near Adair Park. According to witnesses interviewed by WSB-TV, the suspects traveling in two stolen Dodge Chargers rammed motorists on I-75/85 before crashing near University Avenue.…

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