Adventures in Bankhead

(Editor's note: Lianna Shen is one of our newest interns at CL. She's not only new to Atlanta, she's new to the U.S. Below, she shares her thoughts about some of what she's seen on her way to the office.)

I have a confession: I’m Canadian, born and bred.

I moved to Mableton from Toronto this month to intern at Creative Loafing. The quickest route to the office from my home is Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway, aka Bankhead Highway.

On my first day at CL, my boyfriend insisted that I take something other than "Hood Road," but I refused. I didn’t want to get lost on my first day. When I got to work, my supervisor made some comments about Bankhead Highway, notably that he remembered hearing about some guy getting pulled out of his truck and stabbed awhile ago.

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Wednesday January 23, 2008 08:23 pm EST

Jan. 23 is National Pie Day.

According to the American Pie Council, NPD is the perfect time to pass on the love and enjoyment of pie making and pie eating.

And in celebration of this wonderful day of pastry, here is a whirlwind history lesson of the pie.

Cleopatra ate pie — it’s been around since the ancient Egyptians. According to the Pie Council, the...

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