Historic Marietta was recently named one of Creative Loafing's top ten neighborhoods:

"Don't write off this one-time Civil War outpost. Anchored by a charming town square - a longtime stomping ground for antique enthusiasts that's also home to culture, dining, and nightlife options - and boasting more than its share of impressive old houses and historic sites, the city has managed to craft a reputation as a diamond in the roughs of suburbia."