Marble to Concrete is set on a fictional island called Atlas. It's laws and the way it is run is similar to America (and they use dollars), and the island is just off the coast of the USA. It's Government is largely inaffective, and the running of the island is rumoured to be down to the resident Crime Syndicate, despite the Police's best efforts.
The current year is 2012, and Spring is beginning.
The weather is cold, but beginning to warm up, very slowly. Flowers are starting to grow, and the days are beginning to get longer, though it still gets dark around 6pm.