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First Slice 11/26/14: Demonstrators nationwide protest grand jury's Darren Wilson decision

Yesterday, more than 170 demonstrations took place across the country to protest a St. Louis County grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown. Protestors blocked roadways and interstates from New York City to Los Angeles.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Morning Reads–Thanks Edition

I’m thankful for classic trolling; such as putting Clean Old-Fashioned Hate on the SEC Network. (The SEC Network is not available on Tech’s campus). And www.WalmartAcademy.com. I’m also thankful you people get to read me. “Christmas Wrapping” from The Waitresses. Thankfully we can play Christmas music now. Show More Summary

First Slice 11/25/14: Ferguson erupts with massive protests, some violence with no Darren Wilson indictment

Massive protests and some looting occurred in Ferguson, Mo., last night following a St. Louis County grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. People in other major American cities took to the streets in response as well.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Tin Lizzy's Opens Early at Mall of Georgia for Black Friday Shoppers

Photo Credit: Fratelli Studios Tackle the stores then plop down and take on some tacos at the Tin Lizzy's Cantina Mall of Georgia location. The Buford cantina will open early at 10 a.m. on Black Friday, November 28. Along with quesadillas,...Show More Summary

Eye on the Turkey

I’ll kick things off.  Check back throughout the day as we add to the collection of turkey/Thanksgiving pics.  You can submit your Turkey Day pics to eyeonthestreet@decaturmetro.com. Happy Thanksgiving all!  

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Experiments in Humanity'

Let’s face it: we’re all kids at heart. While a lot of us may not be able to roar, scream, and jump for excitement as we once used to, a certain art exhibition at the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum may help us relive those days.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Giving Thanks for Our Blessings

It is easy for many to look at our country’s current state of affairs with such despair that they approach the future with trepidation and foreboding. For them, only a rose colored memory of the past offers joy for America. Nonsense....Show More Summary

Happy Thanksgiving!

Yes, even the hard-working drones of Creative Loafing take holidays off. We'll be dining on tofurky, sipping aged boxed wine, and speaking in very loud voices with family members today and tomorrow.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Happy Birthday Jon Richards

Today, Jon gets to share his birthday with Thanksgiving.  I’m sure he doesn’t mind. He’s great about things like that, and it’s not the first time he’s had to do so.  He tends to like to focus on more important things anyway, and usually doesn’t let himself get put first in most things.  He’s great […] The post Happy Birthday Jon Richards appeared first on Peach Pundit.

5 things to do: Happy Thanksgiving

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Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s been an interesting year in Georgia politics – and just about everywhere else too- full of highs and lows, wins and losses that are both personal and professional. But luckily there is much more to life than #gapol. We are all very blessed to live in this great state and great nation. Our lives […] The post Happy Thanksgiving! appeared first on Peach Pundit.

5 things to do: Manchester Orchestra

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Weeknight Happy Hours at 10th & Piedmont and G's Midtown

10th & Piedmont and G's Midtown are both offering a special happy hour menu Monday through Friday evenings from 5-7 p.m. Pay half the menu price for choice starters and shareable items such as Beets & Blue flatbread, grilled BelgianShow More Summary

Jack Kingston Heads Home

Last Friday, Congressman Jack Kingston left the office he’s held for 22 years. Kingston, tied with Congressman Sanford Bishop for second longest-serving member of Georgia’s 16-man Congressional delegation, was the first Republican to win office in his coastal district since Reconstruction Era Andrew Sloan. Show More Summary

Decatur Police: Cyber Monday Package Alert

From Decatur PD’s Sgt. Jennifer Ross… Within a day of “Cyber Monday” in 2013, we began to experience package thefts in various neighborhoods around Decatur. The thefts were occurring at single family homes as well as multi-unit condo properties. Unfortunately as many of us start our holiday shopping, others are starting their holiday stealing. The […]

PREMIERE: Suffer Dragon – “That Shines”

Suffer Dragon is Adam Babar and Daniel Betts of Faun and a Pan Flute, which in a manner tells you much of what you need to know...

Atlanta chefs gobble about their favorite dishes this Thanksgiving

Weather its with family, a Friendsgiving, or a feast of orphans & blacksheep, Thanksgiving is that time of year when we gather with those we love and scream “pass the mashed potatoes” when talk of religion or politics comes up. We asked a few of Atlanta’s favorite cooks how they would be celebrating the holiday.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Reed praises APD and peaceful protesters, criticizes group that blocked Downtown connector

Atlantans last night marched throughout the city in protest of a grand jury's decision to not indict a police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. In response to activists, Mayor Kasim Reed this...Show More Summary

Critics Notebook: December's Top Five

A monthly listing of critic Andrew Alexander’s picks for the top five arts events in Atlanta: 5. Flavors and Colors of Haiti at Rialto Center for the Arts, Dec. 11. … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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