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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14458
Posts / Week:42.1
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

First Slice 11/5/14: Brookhaven strikes lucrative 'transition' agreement with the Pink Pony

Brookhaven and the Pink Pony, after being locked in a controversial legal battle, have reachs a six-year "transition" deal that will allow the strip club to continue business as usual in exchange for $250,000 per year. Atlanta developer Jeff Fuqua has hit another roadblock with his proposed Lindbergh development.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Dum Dum Girls

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CL's 2014 midterm election live blog extravaganza

Follow CL's coverage about election results, controversies, victory party gossip, and other shenanigans. 6:55 p.m. In case you missed our coverage earlier today: Lil Jon flew from California to Atlanta to vote because he didn't get his...Show More Summary

Your handy guide to Election Night festivities

Georgia's polls will close in just a few hours. So far, there's only been a handful of Election Day problems: minor glitches in north Fulton County resulted in long lines, the voter information website operated by the secretary of state's...Show More Summary

Fulton elections director: Things have gone 'relatively smooth' compared to past elections

Fulton County has a poor track record when it comes to handling elections. During the 2012 presidential election, lengthy lines and misplaced ballots prompted an investigation from Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Mayor Kasim Reed and family hit the polls in southwest Atlanta

More than 60,000 Fulton County residents have voted as of 1 p.m. Among that number: Mayor Kasim Reed, who showed up this morning to vote with his wife and his infant daughter Maria Kristan at Fickett Elementary School in southwest Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Mural ordinance gets booted back to committee, '90-day commission' proposed to craft new policy

And now for a bit of non-election news. Atlanta's long-running debate over whether city officials should be allowed to regulate art on public property will apparently continue.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this stor...

Georgia secretary of state's voter info website crashes on Election Day

The voter website used by Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp's office to help people access important election information has not worked for some voters this morning. Earlier this morning, CL began receiving reports that the secretary of state's "My Voter Page" website had crashed.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

#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 ]

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