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  1. Classic cocktail menu tonight at Kimball HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    As the cocktail world mourns the loss of world renown bar owner Sasha Petraske , the staff of Kimball House dedicates a large part of tonight's menu to him as tribute. The founder of Milk & Honey and other drinking establishments in New York, Los Angeles, London, and Melbourne, Petraske passed away at the young age of 42. From the folks at Kimball House: "He was all about classics, techniques, cold glasses, even colder drinks, and hand cut ice," things the ladies and gents behind the bar in the old Decatur train depot also take seriously.

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  2. Classic cocktail menu tonight at Kimball HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    As the cocktail world mourns the loss of world renown bar owner Sasha Petraske , the staff of Kimball House dedicates a large part of tonight's menu to him as tribute. The founder of Milk & Honey and other drinking establishments in New York, Los Angeles, London, and Melbourne, Petraske passed away at the young age of 42. From the folks at Kimball House: "He was all about classics, techniques, cold glasses, even colder drinks, and hand cut ice," things the ladies and gents behind the bar in the old Decatur train depot also take seriously.

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  3. My Parents' Basement opens just in time for Dragon ConRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Pow! Zoinks! Cheers! Just in time for upcoming DragonCon, the nerdiest establishment to hit Atlanta, My Parents' Basement is now open in Avondale Estates last week. How else could we describe a place with 32 taps of craft beer, nostalgic bites, and a comic bookstore with the latest fan favorites, classics, and hard to find comics? Bazinga.

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  4. Drink 'Cocktails for Community' this Saturday at Love is Love FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Thirsty after checking out CL 's Atlanta Cocktail Issue ? By complete and utter coincidence, Community Farmers Markets - the Atlanta nonprofit that manages East Atlanta Village, Grant Park, Decatur, and the Westside farmers markets - is gearing up for an event featuring the handiwork of several Atlanta bartenders highlighted in our little cocktail package. On Sat., Aug. 22, from 5 to 8 p.m., an impressive lineup of ATL booze pros will convene at Love is Love Farm at Gaia Gardens for Cocktails for Community.

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  5. Clarkston's war against video slot machinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Some of the bodegas on Clarkston's Market Street do a brisk business selling pandan cakes, aloe vera drinks, fresh-fried fish, and other Southeast Asian provisions to the weekday lunchtime crowd. But inside one bodega, nobody is browsing the dusty back parts of the aisles or considering the cans of sugar cane, some of which expired in 2012.

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  6. First Slice: 7/26/15: Where were you during the Great DeKalb Water Main Break of 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Work crews have repaired a water main break that left many DeKalb County residents with low water pressure - and required Decatur's massive water slide to close early . As of this writing, a boil water advisory is in effect.

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  7. First Slice 7/22/15: City Hall pay raises excludes public safety workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Mayor Kasim Reed and the Atlanta City Council approved giving City Hall employees a pay raise this week. But one group of workers - public safety employees suing the city over Reed's pension reform - won't see their paychecks increase .

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  8. First Slice 7/22/15: City Hall pay raises excludes public safety workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Mayor Kasim Reed and the Atlanta City Council approved giving City Hall employees a pay raise this week. But one group of workers - public safety employees suing the city over Reed's pension reform - won't see their paychecks increase .

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  9. 3 newish Atlanta food truck nightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Just when you thought Atlanta's hoppin' food truck scene may have fizzled out, a few new food truck nights went and popped up, indicating that the street food movement is still kickin.' Here's the skinny on three recently launched weekly food truck events and a refresher on the existing ones: Located in Tudor Square, this food truck night debuted last month and hosts some of Atlanta's most popular food trucks: Fry Guy, Mix'd Up, Spiedie Zone, Yumbii, King of Pops, Tasting Maine.

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  10. Quick Bites: Land of a Thousand Hills coffee, Underground Johnny Rockets to close, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Woodfire Grill's last top toque is moving on . Matt Weinstein is now co-executive chef at ONE.

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  11. Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Sprawl!' hits the HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    GETTING SKETCHY: "Faux Sho" by Ashley Anderson is one of more than 100 works from local artists included in Sprawl! Drawing Outside the Lines Two years ago the High Museum of Art brought us Drawing Inside the Perimeter , a showcase of drawings from Atlanta artists. Well, like any sequel things tend to get bigger and more expansive.

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  12. Spotted: 5 boozy ice treats to drink in Atlanta right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Looking to counteract the oppressive summer heat? Booze + Ice is a timeless remedy. Chill out in more ways than one with these boozy, frosty sippables recently spotted around town.

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  13. Twain's takes over Decatur's Suburban LanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    There is nothing but a steeple standing on the corner of N. Decatur Road and Scott Boulevard and a gargantuan building is quickly going up behind it amidst the rubble of the former Suburban Plaza. Relics of the past are gone but have no fear, Suburban Lanes has been saved by the group behind Twain's Brewpub and Billiards .

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  14. Atlanta food events: July 6-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Join author and forager Chris Bennett and Miller Union's chef Steven Satterfield for a book signing and demo on Thurs. July 9. Wine dinner? Beer tasting? Cooking class? Let us know.

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  15. APD's body camera rollout is about to begin - but not without concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Before the end of 2015, the majority of Atlanta Police Department officers could be wearing body cameras in a move to provide greater transparency and accountability, particularly following recent officer-involved shootings . The decisions being made, ranging from the APD's internal procedures to the company potentially being chosen to supply the devices, have received significant scrutiny leading up to its approval.

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  16. Quick Bites: 18.21 Bitters shop, Georgia Restaurant Week, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Kristin and Missy Koefod of 18.21 Bitters are planning to open an eponymous Prohibition-style mocktail shop at Ponce City Market by mid-August. Named after the Constitutional amendments prohibiting the sale of liquor that were enacted and then repealed, Prohibition 18.21 will serve made-to-order mocktails with fresh bitters, syrups, and shrubs, as well as bottled drinks and will feature a small bar as well as seating for 15 people.

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  17. Atlanta food events: June 8-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | 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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  18. Quick Bites: Highland Bakery Decatur, Insomnia Cookies coming to ATL, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Insomnia Cookies , a New York-based late night bakery concept that specializes in delivering warm cookies, brownies, and cookie cakes to doors of their clients, will open an Atlanta store inside University House Commons, a high rise apartment building at 930 Spring Street, soon. Highland Bakery Decatur is slated to open mid-summer on the first floor of the Place on Ponce building at 315 West Ponce de Leon Avenue.

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  19. A chat with mushroom expert Eugenia BoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Eugenia Bone is a woman of many enthusiasms. A mushroom expert, she's the president of the New York Mycological Society.

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  20. Quick Bites: MF Sushi update, Veni Vidi Vici to close, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    James Hammerl, proprietor of the popular Doggy Dogg weiner carts, has a brick-and-mortar hot dog joint in the works. Hammerl tells Creative Loafing that after touring Atlanta with his decked out wiener carts for the last four years, he is planning to open the first-ever stationary Doggy Dogg outpost in the former home of shuttered Peruvian chicken rotisserie Las Brasas in Decatur.

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