Atlanta people and places

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

A&E’s new KKK series features a family from Georgia

7:02 pm Dec. 20, 2016

A&E plans a new documentary series about KKK members, including a family from Georgia.

Network officials say “Generation KKK,” which debuts Jan. 10, is not in any way meant to support the group known for burning crosses and terrorizing people while wearing pillow cases on their heads. Rather, the eight-part series is billed as an immersive look inside the group.

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Santa under surveillance! Children’s Healthcare catches him on camera

9:56 pm Dec. 19, 2016

Boys and girls spending Christmas at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta need not fear that Santa won’t know where to find them. He sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake, and he knows when you’re getting better in the hospital.

Need proof? Children’s just released this security footage from Christmas 2015. Seems like Kris Kringle managed to find his way to visit the youngsters there last year – and

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

Here’s the trailer for Atlanta-filmed “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

5:53 am Dec. 9, 2016

Marvel’s latest Atlanta-filmed project stars Tom Holland in the title role. “Spider-Man: Homecoming” was headquartered at Pinewood Studios like “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” before it.

Spidey filmed at locations including a downtown street right around the corner from where a key “Captain America: Civil War” scene filmed and at Grady High School.

The movie is due out July 7 and the first trailer has just been released. Can you spot Atlanta?


Thieves steal donated Christmas toys meant for Atlanta children in need

2:56 pm Dec. 6, 2016

You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch. Or Grinches.

Someone broke into offices of Focused Community Strategies and stole between 150 and 200 donated toys meant for kids in Historic South Atlanta just days before a community Christmas event. Organization president Jim Wehner said volunteers just missed encountering the bandits.

“We had been out at a toy drive on Sunday and we were bringing the toys back,” he said. “We came in the front