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  1. Head gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    In Grant Park, a 30-year-old man walked into a police precinct to report a fraudulent charity. He said "his ex-wife had been fooling everyone that she had brain cancer for the past 10 years, including her own family," the officer wrote.

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  2. When we laughedRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    TOO MANY NAMES: "Ultimately we accepted HIV as part of our world, tried not to let it keep us down, though it at times really did keep us down." When I was in my late teens: 18, 19, up through my early 20s, I ran with a circle of black gay men that changed the course of my life.

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  3. Reservoir park plans could take shape in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The decade-old dream of turning the Bellwood Quarry into a massive new reservoir and park is moving one step closer to reality. And those efforts are boosting a separate push to reopen a once-popular Westside greenspace.

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  4. Retired CNN director looks back on 34 years of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    On his last day of work, someone told longtime CNN director Roger Strauss a joke about the exit strategy for departing from the company. "There are only three ways to leave CNN: voluntarily, involuntarily, or on a stretcher," the friend told him.

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  5. Sex worker violence vigil scheduled for Woodruff ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Today Atlanta joins more than 54 cities around the world in recognition of the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers by holding vigils to raise awareness and fight for human rights. Red umbrellas serve as the universal symbol for sex worker rights.

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  6. Potential new owner of Underground Atlanta envisions 'community rather than a destination'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Atlanta residents have roughly two years to get your photo taken in front of an airbrushed skyline, feed quarters to arcade games, or get your earwax sucked out by a candle at Underground Atlanta. Mayor Kasim Reed today announced that South Carolina-based developer WRS Inc. is under contract to purchase the 12-acre property for $25.8 million, a move that he says will ease the financial burden on the city and give the historic center of the city a chance to reinvent itself.

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  7. Woodruff Arts Center's windfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    NEW ALLIANCE: An $11.5 million chunk of the total grant will fund the first full renovation of Alliance Theatre since its 1968 opening. The eye-popping $38 million grant recently won by the Woodruff Arts Center does not mean that Atlanta should just kick back and watch them spend the dough on glorious improvements.

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  8. Critic's Notebook: Mermaids return to AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    It just wouldn't be Christmas without mermaids. That's the way I've felt ever since the Weeki Wachee mermaids started making a visit to the Georgia Aquarium, an annual tradition at holiday time each year.

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  9. First Slice 12/17/14: Georgia theater chain won't show 'The Interview' due to hacktivist threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Carmike Cinemas, a Georgia-based movie theater chain with nearly 3,000 screens nationwide, has become the first company to back out of showing The Interview . A group of hacktivists have recently targeted Sony Pictures and threatened violence at theaters showing the film.

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  10. A 'Merry Christmas to Y'all' from Small ReactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Ho, ho, ho: Small Reactions is releasing a new EP of garage-tinged Christmas covers on cassette via Deer Bear Wolf . The five-song EP, titled Merry Christmas to Y'all , and recorded in the band's basement in November 2013, features covers of the Sonics, the Wailers, the Trashmen, and Chuck Berry .

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  11. VH1's 'Sorority Sisters' roasted on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ICYMI: VH1 debuted it's latest ATL-based "reality" show "Sorority Sisters" last night and people hate-watched en masse. The show, which purports to offer a peek inside the sisterhood and rivalry between black greek organizations is unbe-weave-able.

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  12. Reed to announce Underground Atlanta's redevelopment tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Underground Atlanta, the 12-acre Downtown entertainment complex, could be sold and redeveloped in the near future. And a potential buyer might be formally announced tomorrow morning.

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  13. Police tie four metro Atlanta murders to Aeman Lovel PresleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    APD Homicide Commander Paul Guerrucci says police are not yet able to establish a motive in four murders that they say were committed by Aeman Lovel Presley this fall and winter. A man accused of four metro-area murders was undone by unusual weaponry and jumping a MARTA turnstile, Atlanta police told reporters this morning in the first press conference since Aeman Lovel Presley was arrested.

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  14. Best Bets: Where to find hot toddies in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Cocktails with ice are so last season. Winter is coming. The hot toddy is having a moment in Atlanta right now as bars with sophisticated drink programs continue to embrace the cold remedy of yore, some even personalizing the hots drinks with their own holiday touches.

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  15. Atlanta food events Dec. 15-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Wine dinner? Beer tasting? Cooking class? Let us know. Create a CL account and submit your Food and Drink happs here .

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  16. Cliff's top 10 Atlanta restaurants for dining on a budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Imagine eating out nearly every night of the week at different restaurants for 25-plus years. That's what I did when I wrote my weekly Grazing column for Creative Loafing .

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  17. Hop City retail shop opens in Krog Street MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Just in time for holiday parties, Hop City Craft Beer and Wine opened its retail shop in Krog Street Market this morning at 10 am. The 2450 square foot retail space joins Hop City Bar which opened last week with much celebration from Atlanta's craft beer enthusiasts.

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  18. MLK Jr. Drive, get ready for your faceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Atlanta officials have begun efforts to pitch residents living in the city's western neighborhoods on more than seven miles of roadside renovations along Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

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  19. ATLwood: Chris Rock likes his Waffle HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Guess we're not exactly Oscar bait. And we made a quite a few other lists as well.

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  20. Metro Atlanta No. 1 in school shootings since Sandy HookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    One of seven metro Atlanta school shootings over the past two years occurred last year at Ronald E. McNair, where employee Antoinette Tuff talked the gunman into surrendering before anyone was hurt. The state of Georgia leads the nation in school shootings with 12 occurring in the last two years, according to a new report that documents the nearly 100 such nationwide incidents since Newtown, Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy.

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