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  1. High Museum names full-time folk art curatorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    BIG SHOES FILLED: Katherine Jentleson will start her job as the High's Merrie and Dan Boone Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art on Sep. 8, 2015. Even before her first day on the job, Katherine Jentleson will have already made history.

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  2. Cheap Eats: Pijiu BellyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Random facts about the new Pijiu Belly bar and restaurant on 10th Street near Howell Mill, one of the most random restaurants you might randomly walk into in Atlanta: Fact 1: Pijiu is Mandarin for beer. There is plenty of beer at Pijiu Belly, but little else that is even remotely Mandarin.

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  3. Gaia adds color to #IfTheyGunnedMeDown criminal justice critiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Gaia's #Iftheygunnedmedown mural is on view at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights through May 3, 2015. Gaia's Air Force Ones are crusted over with so many splotches of paint it's hard to tell their original color.

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  4. First Slice 1/28/15: Offshore drilling could be headed to Georgia's coastRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Who's ready for offshore drilling off Georgia's coast? It's a possibility given a decision made by President Barack Obama's administration to allow one lease to drill in the Atlantic Ocean. "From the Cumberland to Jekyll, our coasts are simply too precious to drill," Environment Georgia Director said Jennette Gayer said in a statement.

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  5. First Look: The Southern GentlemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    In a town already brimming with contemporary Southern restaurants, it's hard for a newcomer to stand out. The Southern Gentleman, in the ritzy new Buckhead Atlanta development, attempts to do so by hopping around in the footsteps of its older peers.

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  6. Vanquish, Reign, Midtown nightclub hot spots closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    In late 2009, when aftereffects of the Great Recession were alive and well and Atlanta seemed stuck on pause, nightclub king Michael Gidewon was spending millions of dollars to build glimmering shrines to bottle service, hip-hop, and glamour on Peachtree Street. Neighbors and nearby developers fought the proposal, arguing it'd mar the marvelous Midtown they'd worked to build over the years.

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  7. Google Fiber is coming to Atlanta. And Decatur, Hapeville, Brookhaven, College Park, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    One million angels sang to the heavens today at the news that Google Fiber, the super-fast Internet service provided by the tech company that's winning people's hearts as it slowly takes over the world, is coming to Atlanta - as well as Avondale Estates, Brookhaven, College Park, Decatur, East Point, Hapeville, Sandy Springs, and Smyrna. Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that Google Fiber is coming to Atlanta.

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  8. Atlanta's 2015 culinary forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    One month down and 2015 seems to be shaping up as the biggest year in recent memory for the Atlanta food scene. A lot is coming down the pipeline, but which places deserve your attention? I've got my eyes on some specific openings you should keep on your list of places to try and a few trend predictions.

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  9. First Slice 1/27/15: Holy sweet Jesus Atlanta might get Google Fiber?!?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    That sound you're hearing is Comcast screaming with rage. Google Fiber is coming to Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, and Raleigh-Durham, the Wall Street Journal , quoting anonymous sources, reports.

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  10. New St. Regis restaurant opens todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The St. Regis Atlanta's long-awaited new restaurant, Atlas , is slated to open Mon., Jan. 26 at 88 W. Paces Ferry Road. Boasting artwork by the likes of Picasso, Freud, Bacon, and Chagall - culled from Great Britain businessman Joe Lewis's famous Lewis Collection - the Johnson Studio-designed restaurant is slated to become a staple of Atlanta dining and hospitality.

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  11. Atlanta food events, Jan. 26-Feb. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    BLT Steak Starts Jan. 26. Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 1 BLT Rival Burgers Competition BLT Steak Atlanta is participating in a rival burgers competition the week before the Super Bowl.

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  12. Quick Bites: Community Smith update, Timone's re-launch, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The restaurant replacing Briza at the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown hotel, Community Smith , will open at 866 West Peachtree St. on Tuesday, January 28. Chef Micah Willix , formerly of Latitude and Ecco, combines his finesse with fresh produce and meats to locally sourced, globally influenced dishes like duck pate with satsuma oranges, parsley, and celery leaves; beef Bavette with herb salsa, mushrooms, chorizo, and queso; and roasted cauliflower with pickled mustard and turmeric. The 300-person-capacity rooftop patio has been repurposed as The Garden at Community Smith , offering a more casual twist on the main dining room's fare.

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  13. First Slice 1/23/15: Fatal pedestrian hit-and-run shuts down interstate, police search for answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Westbound traffic on I-285 near Sandy Springs shut down for nearly three hours yesterday after a 53-year-old woman walked into traffic and was struck by several cars . Authorities do not know why she took to the highway or who initially hit her. 1 comment

  14. Atlanta weekend food events, Jan. 23-25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Joystick Gamebar Saturdays., noon-2:30 a.m.; Sundays, noon-midnight Bad Dog Taqueria Brunch Joystick Gamebar and Bad Dog Taqueria added an all-day, weekend brunch to its menu. Expect to see mashed potato doughnuts, shakshuka chilaquiles , breakfast burritos, and more.

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  15. How to take a filthy creek and make an Emerald CorridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    In northwest Atlanta, from the Chattahoochee River to Maddox Park, runs Proctor Creek, a long-polluted waterway that plenty of people think is worth investing money into. Eco groups have studied retention ponds to handle flooding.

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  16. WRAS student DJs accuse GPB leadership of violating open records lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Opponents of Georgia Public Broadcasting's takeover of WRAS-FM , the influential independent radio station formerly run by Georgia State University students , continued their fight at GPB's first board meeting of the year by questioning the deal's merits, slamming the state media network's leadership, and accusing its top official of trying to sidestep transparency laws. At yesterday's Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission board meeting, WRAS general manager Alayna Fabricius questioned whether Atlanta residents benefitted from GPB more than when GSU students entirely programmed the station.

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  17. Downtown, Midtown bridges need your design skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Atlanta civic groups and design gurus want your help transforming two bridges in Downtown and Midtown that span the Downtown Connector. Central Atlanta Progress, the Midtown Alliance, the American Institute of Architects' Atlanta chapter, and the Architecture and Design Center are seeking design proposals that re-imagine the 10th Street and Ralph McGill Boulevard/Courtland Street bridges.

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  18. Open barRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    In Buckhead, a 27-year-old man said he spread out 70 bars of pure silver on his bedroom floor, because he's in process of moving out of the home he shares with his little brother. Each silver bar weighed 100 ounces.

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  19. Lawmakers, progressive groups back police reform packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Georgia state lawmakers are expected to give some attention to the nationwide debate about law enforcement tactics that took place following several high-profile incidents where police officers killed unarmed black males without major legal repercussions . The issue will largely be pushed by progressive lawmakers and advocates - along with a few Republicans - during the 2015 legislative session.

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  20. First Slice 1/21/15: Atlanta police union head upset with mayor's recent 'hands up, don't shoot' poseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The head of Atlanta's police union has bone to pick with Mayor Kasim Reed over a recent photo in which he raises his hands in a "hands up, don't shoot" pose to protest the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. "It's sending a message to the community that contradicts what I think we do in Atlanta," International Brotherhood of Police Officers Local 623 President Ken Allen tells the AJC .

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