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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14242
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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Reed appoints new parks commissioner

Mayor Kasim Reed has remained quite busy replacing members of his cabinet throughout 2014. He's so far hired new communications, operations, workforce development, airport honchos — and now he's named a new parks and recreation commissioner.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 9/25/14: EPA orders Army to clean up Fort Gillem

The EPA has ordered the U.S. Army to take "expedited corrective measures" at Fort Gillem in Forest Park. The Army is required to address the air, water, and soil quality at the former base.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Can you handle the Atlanta Bike Challenge? Well, can you?

The Atlanta Bike Challenge, a new metro area bicycling program, is making a simple offer to our car-addicted metropolis: Try it and you might like it. Oh, and you might win a prize, too.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Weekend Arts Agenda: Mason Murer opens ... a lot of exhibits, actually

Here is everything, all at once: Mason Murer, in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography is dedicating a whole showcase to local photographers. Lucinda Bunnen will open one show, Lucinda’s World, while Margaret Hiden, Libby Rowe, and H. Jennings Sheffield will openFamily as the Vernacular.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: WonderRoot's film series

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Critic's Notebook: Morrissey, Cheez-Its, and Chastain

It's been a busy spring and summer, so we were glad to finally have the chance to sit down a few weeks ago with Morrissey's Autobiography which was published in the U.S. last winter. It's every bit as good as you might imagine, and it's especially fascinating to learn some surprising tidbits about Moz.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 9/24/14: Health official who says Satan created evolution, gay people sin to sue Georgia over rescinded job offer

Meet Dr. Eric Walsh, a health official who has a filed a complaint against the state and is prepping a civil rights lawsuit. He alleges that Georgia Department of Public Health officials offered him a job, but took the offer off the table after learning about his religious beliefs.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Will the Beltline fulfill its vision if lopsided investment in parks, trails, and affordable housing continues?

One of the Atlanta Beltline's biggest challenges over the next two decades has to do with the issue of equity. For project officials, that means finding a way to build the 22-mile loop of parks, trails, and greenspace in a way that enhances...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Best of Atlanta Party

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Art Beats + Lyrics celebrates 10th anniversary with Master P

The multi-medium arts showcase that preceded a 24/7 digital radio station of the same name is returning for it's 10th year. Art Beats + Lyrics, Jabari Graham's traveling visual arts and music tour will once again take over the Compound for its Atlanta stop on Fri., Oct. 3.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Fort to Reed: Have you no shame in trying to shut off Peachtree-Pine's water?

AT LONG LAST, HAVE YOU NO SHAME!! Lets get this straight. Reed gives Arthur Blank $300 million for a stadium; last week says the city will give Hawks an open checkbook to keep them in the city.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 9/23/14: Braves fire GM Frank Wren after team eliminated from playoff contention

The Atlanta Braves have fired General Manager Frank Wren, but decided to retain the services of Manager Fredi Gonzalez, after the team collapsed during the final month of the season. John Hart, a former Major League Baseball executive and TV analyst, has been named as Wren's interim replacement.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Movement

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra cancels concerts

Bad news for those looking to get their fix of Beethoven next month. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has announced the cancellation of orchestral performances through Nov. 8, because of ongoing labor negotiations.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Minority lawmakers threaten call to DOJ if 'voter suppression' persists

African-American state lawmakers are demanding answers from Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp about the uncertain status of tens of thousands of voter applications gathered by a nonprofit focused on getting minority voters to the polls on Nov. Show More Summary

Jeezy balls like a big baby for BET HHA Weekend

Jeezy may have dropped the Young, but it looks like he reconnected with his inner child this weekend. That's him cradling an oversized bottle of rosé in celebration of his recent Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop chart-topping release, Seen It All, during a BET Hip Hop Awards Weekend party at Atlanta's Compound Saturday night.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Self-driving cars in Georgia? Gold Dome lawmakers mull the possibilities and safety concerns

As the futuristic tech of self-driving cars picks up speed, the Gold Dome wants Georgia to hitch a ride with the pioneering, cash-rich industry. The new House Study Committee on Autonomous Vehicles held its first hearing Sept. 17 onShow More Summary

Judicial nominee who opposed abortion, gay marriage won't preside over a federal court in Georgia

President Barack Obama's lengthy push to get a judicial nominee with a controversial legislative voting record appointed to a federal court bench in Georgia appears all but dead. Michael Boggs - a state judge and former Georgia state...Show More Summary

Julian Sands brings Harold Pinter's poetry to life with help from John Malkovich

British actor Julian Sands tells the story of the late Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter in his one-man show A Celebration of Harold Pinter. Sands willperform as part of Emory University's Pinter Fest tonight at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 9/22/14: Shuttered Doraville GM plant might have a new owner

The mammoth auto assembly plant in DeKalb County that General Motors mothballed years ago might soon have a new owner. Atlanta-based Integral Group and its partners were in the final stages of purchasing the property on Friday.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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