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Food for Thought: A Tribute to the Chefs of Marietta

Written by Ed Lincoln This piece is a tribute to those Generals who you rarely get a glimpse of as you wine and dine in the comfort of climate controlled rooms, all the while being doted- over to your whims. These men and women work long, hot hours, ensure quality and safety when preparing their

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Upcoming Events: Save These Dates!

Sun. 9/10 – Marietta Garden Tour & Pork BBQ Marietta Community House Sun. 9/24 – Pig Iron Fest Car Show 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Musselman Vesta Iron Furnace Center Fri. 10/13 – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Play Starts Sat. 10/14 – Fall Pub Crawl Tues. 10/31 – Trick or

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Heart Cafe Now Open in Marietta

Something new is brewing in old Marietta. Heart Café, 17 East Market Street, now occupies the first floor of what was the Marietta Hotel during the 19th and early 20th century. This cafe was conceived as a community gathering place in the heart of town – a place where one could enjoy a cup of

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Fall Into the Season: Fun and Creative Things to do During Fall

Written by Trisha Ries The leaves will soon be turning to their beautiful red, brown, and orange hues. The smell of pumpkin spice and cinnamon will be in the air. Football will be on every television set or being played at the local high school stadium, and everyone will be adorned in their favorite hoodie

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The Union Meeting House:  A Piece of History

Written by Jack Ries I don’t think I’m telling any tales out of school when I say that Marietta is full of old stuff. There’s the bank building and the theater on West Market Street, all of the churches in the borough, Shank’s Tavern (and Bob Shank’s Volvo), and even the remnants of the last

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Ate Days a Week

Written by Trisha Ries We all suffer from “Idontfeellike-cookingitis”. Whether you just finished your grocery shopping or just came home from a hard day at work; let Marietta do the cooking for you. Several local eateries will post daily/weekly specials on their Facebook page, so be sure to subscribe to the following pages to remain

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Along the River Trail: Wild Edibles

Written by David de Vitry During a science field trip on wild edibles in middle school, we dined on puff balls, dandelions, lambsquarters and more. Since then, I’ve been fascinated by wild edibles and all that nature has to offer. It amazes me that everyday weeds, bushes, and trees have interesting and nutritious foods to

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Marietta Community House Garden Tour and Pork BBQ Coming on September 10th

The popular Marietta Garden Tour, which benefits The Marietta Community House, will be held on September 10th. This anticipated event offers gardeners and outdoor lovers ideas and gardening insight for the end of summer and fall months. The 2017 Garden Tour will feature eight beautiful gardens around the Borough, ranging from small accent gardens to

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The full Summer Issue can be viewed and printed here. Thanks to all those who helped and the businesses that advertised. We will start work on the Fall issue in just 2 WEEKS (July 13th). Article ideas are due at that time. Full completed articles are due August 3rd. The fall issue will be published

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Our Marietta - Planning Our Future Together

It’s easy to forget how many wonderful assets our  community has! Our Marietta is a local initiative working  both to cultivate relationships among residents, business  leaders, local government, and  community  organizations… and to develop and  enact a plan that ensures we  are poised to leverage the  benefits of our natural  and cultural treasures. Our Marietta