Posts tagged with "creative loafing" wins three Creative Loafing Awards

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 17, 2015

For the second year in a row, Decaturish has won Best Local Blog and Best Local Blogger in the annual Creative Loafing Best of ATL awards. Decaturish also picked up a third award this year: Best Journalist, awarded to Editor and Publisher Dan Whisenhunt. There are a lot of people who contributed to this. Our […]

Report: Brick Store, Porter Beer Bar back beer bill

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 16, 2015

Creative Loafing reports that Decatur’s Brick Store Pub and Atlanta’s Porter Beer Bar are getting behind legislation that would allow the sale of pints and distribution of beer at breweries. The so-called Beer Jobs Bill is being pushed in the 2015 session. “The Beer Jobs Bill will allow consumers to purchase a pint at a […]

Atlanta joins with other cities in Ferguson protest

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 26, 2014

Outrage over the decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer for shooting a black teenager continued Tuesday night. Protesters took to the streets in several major U.S. cities, including Atlanta. Protests began at Underground Atlanta around 5 pm. Later in the evening, they blocked I-75 in downtown Atlanta, bringing traffic to a halt […]

Sen. Carter responds to gay marriage editorial

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 6, 2014

State Senator and Democratic nominee for governor Jason Carter caught heat from members of the gay and lesbian community for not being vocal enough about issues that are important to them. Today, Carter answered questions in a lengthy interview with Creative Loafing. He clarified his position on gay marriage – he’s for it – while saying he’s […]

Early reviews – Elmyriachi a hit in Kirkwood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 5, 2014

Elmyriachi opened its doors on Hosea L. Williams Drive in Kirkwood last month, and has gone over well with critics. Creative Loafing’s review gave the restaurant high marks, while noting that the service can be inconsistent. Overall, the restaurant held up well in the CL review. “Elmyriachi is the rare restaurant that manages to alienate […]

Free(ish) speech – Atlanta considers art regulations

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 4, 2014

The Atlanta City Council is considering new regulations on public art in the city. There will be an informational meeting on a proposed ordinance on April 9 at 6:30 pm. It will be held at Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, located at 535 Means St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318. According to a press release from the city, […]

Taking issue – CL profiles your neighborhood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 27, 2014

Creative Loafing released the 2014 edition of its Neighborhood Issue, which includes Decatur, Avondale Estates and Kirkwood. “Exciting things are happening in neighborhoods all over the city, but you can only live in one at a time,” Editor in Chief Debbie Michaud said. “Tag along with our tour guides for a look at Atlanta from the […]

KNO supports Pullman plan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 11, 2014

A team of developers has dreams for the Pratt-Pullman Yard, a historic site in Kirkwood that’s covered in graffiti and owned by the Georgia Building Authority. On Jan. 10, the Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization voted to support plans for redeveloping the 26 acre site. Two of the team’s members are architect Richard Taylor and real estate […]

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