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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14433
Posts / Week:42.1
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

#DoGoodATL: Sopo's mobile bike repair trailer hits the streets, project complete!

The folks behind the Sopo-Gateway project that's helping homeless Atlantans earn free bikes have another reason to celebrate. Thanks to the #DoGoodATL campaign reaching its project goal earlier this year, bike racks were installed at...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Run the Jewels

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Whaaat! Georgia officials forgot to send Lil Jon an absentee ballot

Atlanta rapper Lil Jon has been extremely active this year trying to get voters out to the polls. He's taken part in a major Rock The Vote PSA, which was appropriately accompanied by the #TURNOUTFORWHAT hashtag, and has encouraged fans to cast ballots today.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Gotham recap: The last good man standing

This is not the Jim Gordon we know — but isn't he fun? The seventh episode of "Gotham" last night ended with Gordon busting into the halls of power, guns blazing, out of justice...and then his harebrained scheme was shortly thwarted by his fiancée's harebrained scheme.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

The Letters Festival returns!

When the minds behind last year's the Letters Festival set out to create an event that celebrated local, independent literature, they weren't convinced anyone would want to take part. "I thought everybody was going to say no.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 11/4/14: Today is Election Day! Head out to the polls and get yourself a Georgia peach voter sticker!

It's Election Day! Get out to the polls, cast a ballot, perform your civic duty, and get yourself a Georgia peach voter sticker.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Who’s behind the misleading “Remember to Vote November 5th” signs on college campuses?

Don’t be tricked by signs that are apparently out there telling you to cast your ballot on Nov. 5. It's a riff on a joke that partisans like to say on Twitter and in real life.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this stor...

Lawsuit challenging Falcons stadium funding goes before Georgia Supreme Court

Over the past year, five Vine City residents collectively known as "the Intervenors" have attempted to block the use of hundreds of millions of public funds to help pay for the construction of the new Atlanta Falcons stadium. The group — comprised of Rev. Show More Summary

5 things to do: Death From Above 1979

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First Slice 11/3/14: State Legislatures, including Georgia's, are scary and strange places

They're also vitally important. Allow John Oliver to explain.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'The Walking Dead' recap: Grady baby

To be honest, I was never really a fan of the Beth character. This is no knock to Emily Kinney, but when the previews for this week's episode hit us with the question, "Where is Beth?"… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 11/2/14: Who, or what, started a fire at the Atlanta Prison Farm?

Get better soon, Atlanta Prison Farm. DeKalb County firefighters fought a blaze at the hauntingly beautiful former correctional facility just off Moreland Avenue early Friday morning.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: King of North Ave.

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Greg Allman and Open Road Films dropped from Sarah Jones civil lawsuit

Greg Allman, Michael Lehman, and Open Road Films have been dropped from the civil lawsuit filed by the parents of Sarah Jones. A camera assistant, Jones was killed by an oncoming train during filming for the Allman biopic Midnight Rider.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Nunn, Carter receive hearty endorsements from former President Bill Clinton

Republicans and Democrats have been campaigning non-stop for Georgia U.S. Senate candidates David Perdue and Michelle Nunn in hopes of claiming the pivotal open seat that could decide which party controls the upper chamber. The GOP corporate honcho has received support from Texas Sen. Show More Summary

Norwood wants to send arts ordinance back to committee, schedule public hearing

The controversial proposal that would regulate murals on private property is meeting resistance as it nears a vote by the Atlanta City Council. Earlier this week, a City Council committee unanimously approved the legislation proposed by Councilwoman Joyce Sheperd.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Super Visions: Quibbles and bits, part 1

For this roundup of news from/views on the world(s) of onscreen comics, so much is going on that I scarcely know where to begin. Who am I kidding? The trailer for Avengers 2: Age of Ultron owned last week! It did so as much through what it promised as what it showed.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Why you should care about Avalon

Yesterday, North American Properties, the owner of Atlantic Station, cut the ribbon on Avalon, its $600 million, 86-acre mixed-use development served by Gigabit internet in Alpharetta. Conor Sen, a Brookhaven investment manager and demographer, argues why the development is worth cheering for. Show More Summary

ATLwood: We're getting another film studio!

Filming Updates: >> The Nice Guys, starring nice guys Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling, filmed in Castleberry Hill and near Decatur. Random Russell Crowe-in-sunglasses break!… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Atlanta counted among U.S. cities 'radically altered' by gentrification

IdentityMic, an offshoot of the online site PolicyMic that focuses on news for millennials, posted a study last week meant to highlight the seven American cities "radically altered" by gentrification. The city of Atlanta ranked No. 6...Show More Summary

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