Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

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Fulton officials want transportation funding — but how much should MARTA get?

Fulton County mayors are still juggling options to fund transportation projects. But it looks like they're leaning towards giving MARTA a piece of that action.…

First Slice 1/15/16: DeKalb County officials say new animal shelter is on the way

DeKalb County may finally be getting a new animal shelter. The county's Board of Commissioners has approved a contract to build the facility and is optimistic that it could be open in early 2017.…

5 things to do: Bayonne

Friday, January 15, 2016 Tommy Davidson at Atlanta Comedy Theater …

Time and Place: Billion dollar shadow

In the shadow of Atlanta's newest and shiniest stadium there is a community. You might not know it because it goes largely unnoticed and unmentioned when talking about Atlanta, as if the city drops off a cliff west of Northside Driv...

A critical conversation about refugee resettlement in Georgia

Last night Creative Loafing and the Center for Civic Innovation presented a conversation about refugee resettlement in Georgia — the second event of our new public discussion series Social Studies. The room was packed with about 150Show More Summary

Lace Larrabee embraces her narcissism

Local comedian Lace Larrabee plans to age with grace... or at least while ribbing herself. The salty-tongued Georgia native has mad love for good hygiene, Roseanne, and Atlanta's congenial comedy scene.…

Weekend Arts Agenda: Here Again at Marcia Wood Gallery and Search Engine

On display Thurs., Jan. 14, and Sat., Jan. 16, only, Here Again is a site-specific installation hosted by Marcia Wood Gallery - Castleberry. Here Again is a collaborative project by Michael McFalls and Jon Swindler, an extension of a project they first created in Sweden. Show More Summary

First Slice 1/14/16: A new bill could allow LBGT discrimination

A new bill would legally allow businesses to refuse serving gay couples. House bill 756 would excuse such behavior — denying goods or services for a “matrimonial ceremony” for queer people — under the guise of religious beliefs. State Rep. Kevin Tanner, R-Dawsonville is the lead sponsor of 756. Next month Georgia will move forward in executing its oldest Death Row inmate.…

5 things to do: Students with King

Thursday, January 14, 2016 Students with King at The King Center …

Long Live Nando: Remembering a hip-hop legend

It’s been two years since William Fernando Barnes was shot in front of his Morrow home. Two things remain: Clayton County Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are no closer to discovering who killed him; and DJ Nando, as he was known to most, remains one of the most respected and influential members of Atlanta’s hip-hop community.…

5 things to do: Social Studies: A Critical Conversation About Refugee Resettlement in Georgia

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Brother Coyote and Sister Fox at Center for Puppetry Arts …

Atlanta Silverbacks won't play 2016 season — or maybe any other season

As Atlanta United FC prepares to kick off the city’s first season of Major League Soccer in 2017 by building a training facility, hiring key staff, and starting its search for a head coach, a different metro Atlanta soccer club is ceasing...Show More Summary

Designer Sarah Lawrence gives a shit

Atlanta-based graphic designer Sarah Lawrence took new year's resolutions to a whole new level. During the past 365 days, Lawrence stretched her design muscles by drawing up the word "shit" in every way possible — from GIFs to a Lisa Frank-themed piece — and sharing them on Instagram and Tumblr.…

First Slice 1/12/16: Millennials in search of Atlanta's new identity propose Year of Dialogue

The flaming phoenix rises again. As is tradition with each half-generation in Atlanta, the millennial leaders of Atlanta Regional Commission have taken up the task of defining "Atlanta's story."…

5 things to do: Kevin Hazzard

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 Permanent collection at Michael C. Carlos Museum …

CL Fiction Contest Party 2016: It was Spacey, like Kevin

If you missed last Thursday's Creative Loafing/Write Club Atlanta Fiction Contest Party, you missed a host of bad space-themed jokes. (Disclosure: I was the host with the bad space-themed jokes.)…

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Janeane Garofalo headlines Terminal West

Tue., Jan. 12 Weekends are overrated, Tuesday night is the night as actress and comedian Janeane Garofalo headline a very special one-nighter at Terminal West. Garofalo has been a stand-up mainstay since the '90s and has performed on her own Comedy Central half-hour special as well as numerous late night shows.…

First Slice 1/11/16: Farewell, weird DMV trailer near Turner Field, you were too beautiful for this world

The days of waiting in a metal shed next to Turner Field to get your driver's license renewed will soon be over! The Department of Driver Services' Downtown location is relocating to an actual building a few blocks away on Whitehall Street.…

5 things to do: Pasta Making Class

Monday, January 11, 2016 Pasta Making Class at Bellina Alimentari …

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