Atlanta people and places

Marietta ice skating rink reopens today after being closed .. due to ice

10:29 am Jan. 8, 2017

Marietta’s popular annual ice skating rink opens again at noon Sunday after it had to temporarily halt operations due to .. ice.

(Hey, it’s not just us: Snow Mountain had to temporarily close due to snow! It also reopens today.)

MORE: Where to go ice skating in metro Atlanta

VIDEO: Watch Marietta police officers take the town’s ice rink for a spin

All kidding aside, I’d say it was a good

Marietta restaurant featured in Robert Redford film for sale for $1 million

3:01 pm Jan. 1, 2017

The rustic restaurant near Kennesaw Mountain where Robert Redford and Nick Nolte filmed scenes for “A Walk in the Woods” is on the market.

Louise’s could be yours for $1 million. According to its real estate listing the structure is 3,686 square feet and sits on a little less than an acre.

Redford and Nolte played Bill Bryson and Stephen Katz, longtime buddies who tackle physical and emotional challenges during their time on the Appalachian

Cobb author plans Truman Capote reading to benefit Gatlinburg fire victims: Hear a preview clip here

10:54 am Dec. 16, 2016

Bestselling author Lauretta Hannon will give a reading of Truman Capote’s holiday classic, “A Christmas Memory,” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Marietta Museum of History. Admission is a monetary donation of any amount (if you’d like to write a check, make it out to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee) and proceeds benefit those devastated by the recent Gatlinburg, Tenn. wildfires. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. and the event will

Are you in this picture? The Kennesaw cops want to thank you!

9:26 am Dec. 10, 2016

The Kennesaw Police Department want to thank whoever is in this photo.

A group of officers went to dinner Friday night and their sergeant planned to pick up the tab. When he went to pay, though, a server let them know someone else already had. The officers posed for a photo with their benefactors but didn’t think to get their names.

If you’re in the photo, know that the Kennesaw Police Department

Tim Tebow posed for these fun photos with fans at his Marietta book signing

7:31 am Dec. 2, 2016

Former NFL quarterback-turned-baseball player Tim Tebow appeared at the Marietta Sam’s Club for a signing of his “Shaken” on Thursday afternoon.

The new book details some of the Heisman trophy winner’s personal highs and lows: “Readers will be riveted as Tebow recalls being called into a head coach’s office knowing the news will be bad,” the book’s publicists note. “They’ll feel Tebow’s sorrow when the reality sets in that he has no