Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

5 things to do: Jim Grimsley

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First Slice 6/14/15: We're going to Cuba! Maybe one day!

Mayor Kasim Reed would like to see flights departing Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport for Havana. Reed's heading to the country soon on a "business-oriented trip" later this month.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: D’Angelo

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5 things to do: Kevin Hart

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Time and Place: Stars and Stripes

This photo was taken while I was on assignment for CL at a police brutality protest at the CNN center. The turnout for the protest was relatively small compared to demonstrations I've shot recently, but there were several elements in the small gathering that helped produce compelling images.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Fort McPherson road could be funded with TAD cash

More than half a million dollars in public funding could go toward building a road in Fort McPherson. But we're still waiting to hear when city officials might cough up a slightly larger amount of cash to pay for a similar, more important project in northwest Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

A candid conversation with Hari Kondabolu

Queens-born/Brooklyn-based comedian Hari Kondabolu started his stand-up career in Seattle while working as a humans rights organizer. Quickly rising to the top of the Seattle comedy scene, Kondabolu has since performed on "Conan," "The...Show More Summary

Are the Atlanta Silverbacks endangered?

Saturday night at the Atlanta Silverbacks match against the San Antonio Scorpions, you’d never suspect the Silverbacks, a founding franchise of the new North American Soccer League, might be in danger of going extinct. Multi-generational tailgates and impromptu juggling circles filled the parking lot.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 6/12/15: Buford Highway parking lot to get $150 million redevelopment

Buford Highway could be getting another huge investment and redevelopment project. Developers want to turn a vacant parking lot and abandoned Kmart site into multi-family and senior apartments, stores, a hotel, and restaurants.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATLwood: Local film industry paying state employees over $1 billion annually

Filming Updates >> Hopefully local television and film production employees are eating well because the industry pays Georgia workers over $1.68 billion in annual wages. >> Apparently Daniel Radcliffe's new film, Young Americans, isShow More Summary

MILRA head: Fort McPherson walls will come down

In the May 28 issue of CL, guest columnist Matt Garbett critiqued the decision to sell off much of Fort McPherson, the 487-acre former military base in southwest Atlanta, to Tyler Perry Studios. The filmmaker wants to buy 330 acres for a film studio complex.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Weekend Arts Agenda: Harrison Scott Key comes to A Cappella

Author Harrison Scott Key is making a stop by A Cappella Books on Thurs., June 11, at 7 p.m., to read from his memoir, The World's Largest Man. CL scribe Andrew B. Young reviewed the book and spoke with Key about some of the general themes and ideas in the text.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Atlanta Cycling Festival, city's weeklong celebration of two-wheelers, starts this weekend

With the construction of the Atlanta Beltline’s paths, more bike lanes than ever before, and a bike-share program in the works, Atlanta was itching for a celebration of two-wheelers. And Jeffrey Wisard, organizer and founder of the Atlanta Cycling Festival, delivered.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 6/11/15: Cobb commissioners not pleased with chairman's bus-rapid transit proposal

Cobb County commissioners say Chairman Tim Lee misled them as he pushed a bus rapid transit project to approval on May 26. Commissioners each say they were led to believe the project would call for a public referendum.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Harrison Scott Key

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Bernie Sanders' plan for world domination starts to take shape in Atlanta

More than 130 supporters packed the side room of Manuel’s Tavern on Sunday to start building a grassroots network for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, the perpetually ruffled and outspoken socialist who’s running for the Democratic...Show More Summary

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, vows to continue with re-election bid

Last November U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, wasted no time launching his campaign to win re-election in 2016. The rumblings about the septuagenarian's health — be it back surgery or cracked ribs — have dogged the second-term lawmaker in recent months.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Critic's Notebook: Moz is coming to Atlanta

The pleasure, the privilege is mine to share the news that Morrissey will perform at Atlanta's Symphony Hall on Sat., June 13. Any longtime fan will remind you right away of their disappointment regarding Moz's string of Atlanta cancellations...Show More Summary

Mammoth Ga. 400/I-285 interchange overhaul to include PATH trail

The state’s pending solution to notorious Ga. 400/I-285 interchange traffic is stubbornly car-centric and MARTA-free, a Spaghetti Junction II stack of flyover ramps. But in a literally trailblazing nod to alternative transportation,Show More Summary

First Slice 6/10/15: Deal heads to Florida for another round of 'water wars' talks

Another day, another secret "water wars" meeting! Gov. Nathan Deal is down in Florida to meet with Gov. Rick Scott on the controversial issue.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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