Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

First Slice 5/29/16: First sexually-transmitted Zika case confirmed in Georgia

State health officials have confirmed Georgia's first sexually-transmitted case of the Zika virus. Officials are urging people whose partners have recently visited countries where the virus has been found to abstain from sex or use condoms. The...Show More Summary

5 things to do: CJ Ramone, Broken Gold, the El Caminos, the Unsatisfied

Sunday, May 29, 2016 Georgia Renaissance Festival at Georgia Renaissance Festival …

5 things to do: Studio Ghibli film series

Saturday, May 28, 2016 Atlanta Jazz Festival at Piedmont Park …

Comingle, that beloved DIY dildo startup, is having a funeral and everybody's invited!

Leave it to the founders of Comingle, the Atlanta-based sex-tech startup, to turn the company's premature death into a cause for celebration. In case you don't recall, we covered their launch last year and awarded their creation, the Mod, a Best of Atlanta award for DIY sex-tech toy.…

Concrete barriers blocking Ponce bike lane to be corrected 'within a month,' GDOT says

Bicyclists pedaling on Ponce de Leon Avenue know to expect obstacles. Motorists will pull out in front of them or swerve out of their lanes.…

Patriarchy on the grill

Patriarchy's scary to think about. Trump-style machismo is getting big, #GamerGate hounds women who speak out against sexism, an angry-dude campaign is out to sink the new Ghostbusters before it even premieres … You could consider it all a crushing, terrifying fact of life... or you could point out how weird it is, stare at its face, and laugh — it's got one fragile ego.…

First Slice 5/27/16: Gucci Mane is home

Is the next Gucci album on the way? The Atlanta rapper was released from prison on Thursday after serv ing two years for firearm possession.…

5 things to do: Low Museum Closing Party

Friday, May 27, 2016 MomoCon at Georgia World Congress Center …

City, state prepare Bobby Jones/Underground Atlanta property deals

A real estate deal that, oddly, concerns both the future of Atlanta's Bobby Jones Golf Course and the proposed Underground Atlanta redevelopment looks like it's getting closer to completion. On Wednesday, Mayor Kasim Reed outlined why...Show More Summary

First Slice 5/26/16: What might a Bernie vs. Donald debate look like? It could happen

The death by U.S. drone strike of Taliban leader Mullah Mansour could fuel the opium trade in Afghanistan, where the religious fundamentalists already oversee the largest production of opium in the world. The body of a black man found...Show More Summary

Weekend Arts Agenda: MomoCon 2016 takes over the Georgia World Congress Center

Dust off your cat ears and remember to seal your body-paint, because this weekend MomoCon 2016 turns the World Congress Center into a four-day celebration of Japanese and American animation and comics, video games, and good old fashioned tabletop gaming. Show More Summary

5 things to do: Creative Loafing’s Margarita Wars

Thursday, May 26, 2016 What You See is What You Want to See Thesis Exhibition at Trois Gallery at SCAD …

Want to design your own rail-connected wonderland with MARTA tax revenues?

Have you been daydreaming about connecting new streetcar lines with bus rapid transit? Are you curious about how adding a new MARTA station could serve a neighborhood?…

Local model launches collection of curated vintage threads

As a fashion blogger, boutique sales associate and part-time model, Kelsey Lee Biddy’s foray into curating her own fashion line seems natural. The 25-year-old Woodstock native — who splits her time between her fashionable pursuits, working...Show More Summary

Primary rundown: Runoffs galore!

Ah, primary elections. They're important, often overlooked, and sometimes throw voters a few surprises.…

First Slice 5/25/16: You get a Super Bowl! And you get a Super Bowl! And you get a Super Bowl!

Super Bowl 2019 is ours Atlanta. And it better be after the at least $200 million in public funds we put toward a new football field.…

5 things to do: Shift

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Shift at Mason Fine Art and Events …

Why people aren't voting today

Out on the streets of Decatur on the morning of an election day, very few people were wearing an “I’m a Georgia voter” sticker. Sonia Boze knew it was election season, but she said she did not get calls or mailers from candidates like she usually does. Show More Summary

A night of art and libations with the High Museum

Are you a regular mid-week slump sufferer? Don't worry — the High Museum of Art has you covered.…

First Slice 5/24/16: 'Hartsfield-Jackson needs to be treated like the busiest airport on earth'

In a 7-1 majority ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that Timothy Foster, a black Georgian convicted of murder by an all-white jury nearly 30 years ago, deserves a new trial.  "[T]he focus on race in the prosecution's file plainly demonstrates a concerted effort to keep black prospective jurors off the jury," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in the ruling.…

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