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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. First Slice 1/21/15: Atlanta police union head upset with mayor's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    First Slice 1/21/15: Atlanta police union head upset with mayor's recent 'hands up, don't shoot' pose 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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  7. Quick Bites: Amer, Buckhead Atlanta updates and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Wrecking Bar Brewpub 's owner, Bob Sandage , is eyeing the far-out town of Loganville, Ga., located 36 miles northeast of Atlanta, as the site of his own Georgia brewery. The land in question, currently occupied by Dillwood Farms at 4000 Brushy Fork Road, will reportedly supply ingredients to the homegrown concept.

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  8. Quick Bites: Joli Kobe, LPC shutter, T.I.'s restaurant, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Wahoo! Wine & Provisions , the retail venture from Wahoo! Grill co-owner Ski Peterson , opened Jan. 10 at 1036 W. College Ave. The specialty wine store offers 200+ bottles, four wines on tap, and numerous growler options for a range of vinos suitable for a wide variety of occasions. Also stocked are meats and cheeses, Holeman & Finch bread, The Spotted Trotter charcuterie, High road Craft ice cream, Brix chocolates, Georgia Grinders nut butters, and Anson Mills grits.

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  9. Quick Bites: Joli Kobe, LPC shutter, T.I.'s restaurant, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Wahoo! Wine & Provisions , the retail venture from Wahoo! Grill co-owner Ski Peterson , opened Jan. 10 at 1036 W. College Ave. The specialty wine store offers 200+ bottles, four wines on tap, and numerous growler options for a range of vinos suitable for a wide variety of occasions. Also stocked are meats and cheeses, Holeman & Finch bread, The Spotted Trotter charcuterie, High road Craft ice cream, Brix chocolates, Georgia Grinders nut butters, and Anson Mills grits.

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  10. Atlanta weekend food events, Jan. 8-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Meehan's Public House Atlantic Station Sat., Jan. 8-31 Soup Wars The chefs of all Meehan's Public House locations are kicking off Soup Wars for the month of January. Chef Val Domingo , Chef Brian O'Rourke , Chef Oscar Aguero , Chef Stephen Welch and Chef Heather Murray are facing off to create the best soups and asking guests to vote for their favorite.

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  11. Quick Bites: Zeb Stevenson in at Watershed, Gravy in Grant Park, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    In the wake of Joe Truex 's recent departure, Zeb Stevenson has been named the new executive chef of Watershed on Peachtree . After four years at The Georgian Terrace Hotel's Livingston , Stevenson joined Parish Foods & Goods one year ago, revamping the Inman Park restaurant's menu and eventually rebranding it The Brasserie and Neighborhood CafA at Parish .

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  12. Atlanta restaurant Christmas events 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    South Main Kitchen This holiday brunch is set to offer a holiday brunch service before the kitchen closes for dinner and Christmas the following day. 9 S. Main St., Alpharetta.

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

    Dec 17, 2014 | 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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  14. Quick Bites: Dos Madres Cantina opens, La Tagliatella closes, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    After multiple delays, Bantam + Biddy has finally debuted its fourth Atlanta location at Lenox Square . The high-end shopping mall has made a move toward more healthful dining options in the last couple years, and Shaun Doty 's fast-casual chicken concept is just the latest option in its smorgasbord of sustainable and diet-conscious offerings.

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  15. Sexting mishapRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    A 27-year-old woman recently went to a surprise birthday party in Buckhead. During the party, the woman's cell phone battery faded, so she plugged in her phone to charge near a photo booth set up for the party.

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  16. New gun range near Atlantic Station preaches safety, inclusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The first sign that Stoddard's Range and Guns is a different kind of shooting range is the electric car hook-ups out front. And that the owners of the new Bishop Street gun range in Loring Heights, which opened its doors on Dec. 4, are hoping to attract food tracks to its premise.

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  17. Quick Bites: Twisted Soul opens, Grain update, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    A new bar and eatery called Grain is opening on the ground floor of Midtown's MidCity Lofts any day now. It will serve an upscale twist on bar fare, the product of Cypress Street Pint & Plate co-owners Billy Streck , Rob Caswick , and Thom Williams , in cahoots with Seven Lamps ' Kevin Bragg and Drew Van Leuvan .

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  18. Atlanta food events Dec. 5-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Holeman and Finch Public House will host a beer dinner featuring brews from Three Taverns Brewery this Sun., Dec. 7 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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  19. #ShutItDownATL protestors standoff with police after non-indictment in Eric Garner's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    It turned into a game of cat and mouse between protestors and police Wednesday night, as people took to the streets to express their unity and outrage over yet another failure to indict a policeman in the death of an unarmed black man. In solidarity with similar protests nationwide over a New York grand jury's findings in the case of Eric Garner, the #ShutItDownATL coalition used social media to quickly organize a rally and march that started at 9 p.m. at the North Ave. MARTA station and climaxed with the formation of a unity circle on Spring Street near the North Ave. intersection that obstructed the entrance ramps to the Downtown Connector.

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  20. Dozens arrested, Downtown connector blocked, windows broken in Ferguson protest in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Several thousand demonstrators last night took to Atlanta's streets to protest a St. Louis grand jury's decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Local authorities arrested several-dozen protesters - including some who blocked the Downtown connector and others who destroyed property - during more than seven hours of protests.

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