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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:13827
Posts / Week:42.5
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

'Divided Time' to explore dichotomy between hip-hop and fatherhood

When Will Feagins, Jr. talked to CL about his last mini-doc Heaven Can Wait six months ago, he teased us on the topic of his next documentary: "It's going to be focusing on hip-hop artists who are fathers, and how they balance thoseShow More Summary

First Slice 6/24/14: FBI arrests 71 in Georgia tied to national child sex trafficking sting

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken 71 people into custody and rescued 11 juveniles in Georgia as part of a nationwide child sex trafficking sting operation. The director who oversaw the Center for Disease Control and Prevention...Show More Summary

Report: APS students don't have access to equal academic, financial resources

Surprise! Students attending Atlanta Public Schools in different parts of the city are unlikely to receive the same resources in classrooms, on playgrounds, or with teachers as their peers.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

CL's Best of Atlanta 2014 After Dark voting is now open

Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come to cast your ballot for Creative Loafing's Best of Atlanta 2014 After Dark category. It's been a busy year that's seen the rise of new contenders across the board: Kap G's Like a Mexican mixtape took the city by storm, but is it the best?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Creative Loafing's new Culture Editor is Gavin Godfrey

I'm happy to announce today that Gavin Godfrey will be taking over as CL's new Culture Editor, effective immediately. Gavin's currently our associate ops editor, helping run the copy desk and managing our Do Good initiative, in addition to writing like a madman.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Ponce City Market plans two buildings, plaza for Beltline Eastside Trail

Two new commercial buildings and a large public plaza will line the Atlanta Beltline's Eastside Trail alongside the Ponce City Market in a major new project whose construction started Saturday. Construction will take about a year, developers...Show More Summary

First Slice 6/23/14: Thanks, Portugal!

The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team's hopes of defeating mighty Portugal were dashed last night when, in the last seconds of the game, Cristiano Ronaldo passed the ball to Silvestre Varela, who headed in an equalizer. The game ended in a 2-2 tie.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Mastodon listening party

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First Slice 6/22/14: Man shot by police on Boulevard faces charges

Atlanta Police are charging a suspect they shot in the back on Friday with several offenses, including possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Officers had reportedly stopped Desmond Hunter, who was standing near Boulevard with a group of individuals, over suspected drug activity.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Soccerfest

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5 things to do: CL Throwdown

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What Atlanta kids did for fun in 1984, according to WAGA-TV

What did Atlanta kiddos do for fun 30 years ago? It's the one question that no one asks when readers submit queries for CL's annual Answers Issue.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Effort continues to turn fenced-off Atlanta Waterworks into Westside greenspace gem

Imagine jogging alongside a small lake, safe from the speeding traffic on Howell Mill Road but with a full view of the city skyline. Picnickers lunch on the grass beside you.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ...

MARTA finalizes Clayton pitch while commission clock ticks

Clayton County commissioners cross-examined MARTA Thursday about service and cost before the five-person panel decides whether to ask voters to approve a penny sales tax that will fund MARTA-run transit. Commissioners must decide byShow More Summary

First Slice 6/20/14: New study finds Medicaid expansion would decrease uninsured in metro Atlanta by 56 percent

According to a new analysis by the Urban Institute, if Georgia expanded medicaid, the percentage of uninsured people in metro Atlanta would decrease by 56 percent. Chikungunya, the mosquito-borne illness that has been reported in 19 Caribbean countries, has been reported in Georgia for the first time.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

A conversation with Bill Burr

After two decades spent working the late-night talk show circuit, clubs, and larger stages the world over, Bill Burr needs no introduction. The fed-up Bostonian is a master of wise-guy comedy, and he's stole the show dozens of timesShow More Summary

CDC: As many as 75 Atlanta-based employees potentially exposed to anthrax

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that dozens of employees in Atlanta may have been accidentally exposed to anthrax. An agency spokesperson today confirmed that up to 75 staffers based out of its headquarters...Show More Summary

Congressman John Lewis says he's sorry for failing to maintain 'unsafe and unsanitary' property

Congressman John Lewis has fought for Atlanta residents' interests for nearly three decades in Washington D.C. But apparently not all is well on the home front. The longtime U.S. representative's former neighbors are upset with the deteriorating condition of a home he owns.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'The Bachelorette' Ep. 5: Racist bull@#$&

I think we'd all enjoy to believe we live in a post-discrimination society. All men are created equal.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Reed on Beltline fund fight: 'If you're going to take hostages, you'd better be ready to shoot the hostages'

"Nobody's going to negotiate at the end of a gun. So, if you're going to take hostages, you'd better be ready to shoot the hostages.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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