Where to Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — September 18, 2020 marks National Cheeseburger Day, and here in Tallahassee, there are plenty of local spots to celebrate at! Check out this list of four cheeseburger joints to stop by this National Cheeseburger Day. Voodoo Dog — Located at 805 S Macomb St, Voodoo Dog offers an eclectic hotdog and hamburger menu. Featuring everything from a … Continue reading Where to Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day in Tallahassee

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Shawanda Crooms, Community Beautification and Waste Management Driver

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Shawanda Crooms grew up believing that she could do anything she set her mind to. As the first and only female operations driver with the City of Tallahassee’s Community Beautification and Waste Management Department, she has lived her life that way, accomplishing one goal after another.  “It’s scary to be the first…anything,” Shawanda … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Shawanda Crooms, Community Beautification and Waste Management Driver

New Food Truck, Eggcitement, Offers Monster Handcrafted Breakfast Sandwiches

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Tallahassee’s newest addition to the food truck scene, Eggcitement, is here! On August 31, 2020, Eggcitement celebrated their first day on the street. Specializing in “monster” handcrafted breakfast sandwiches, The Eggcitement food truck is the newest product of Tally Mac Shack, Tallahassee’s Food Truck of the Year. Offering a number of breakfast sandwiches, including a slow-roasted Korean pork belly … Continue reading New Food Truck, Eggcitement, Offers Monster Handcrafted Breakfast Sandwiches

Tallahassee Nurseries Hosting Special Month-Long Orchid Sales Event

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Throughout the month of September, local award-winning nursery, Tallahassee Nurseries, will be hosting five specialty orchid growers on site. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the nursery’s annual April orchid show was postponed, but the orchid producers had already grown hundreds of plants for sale at the show. In lieu of the April orchid show, Tallahassee Nurseries will host one grower … Continue reading Tallahassee Nurseries Hosting Special Month-Long Orchid Sales Event

Local Cupcake Shop, Lucy & Leo’s, Closing at the End of This Month

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, local cupcake shop, Lucy & Leo’s, announced the closure of their business, effective September 26, 2020. Located at 1123 Thomasville Rd, the Midtown cupcakery credited a “personal decision” to hang up their aprons. Lucy & Leo’s has been locally-owned and operated for the last 12 years. Specializing in “fresh, delicious, and interesting” cupcakes, Tallahassee’s … Continue reading Local Cupcake Shop, Lucy & Leo’s, Closing at the End of This Month

The Seminole Experience Hosting Movie Night at the Ballpark on September 18

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Partnered with Seminole Boosters and Florida State University Athletics, The Seminole Experience will be hosting a movie night event on Friday, September 18, 2020, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The movie night will take place at Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium, located at 403 Stadium Dr, and will stream Marvel’s Black Panther. Gates will open at … Continue reading The Seminole Experience Hosting Movie Night at the Ballpark on September 18

Tallahassee Makes CNBC’s List of Top Cities for Quick Summer Getaways

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Sunday, August 16, 2020, CNBC released their list of top cities for quick summer getaways, and our capital city made the cut in their “Top 10 Small Town” category. Ranking as #9 out of the 10-city list, CNBC broke down 40 cities in total for “quickie” trips to take to this summer. While many long, summer vacation plans … Continue reading Tallahassee Makes CNBC’s List of Top Cities for Quick Summer Getaways

2nd Annual Capital Craft Fest Taking Place This October

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Country Market & Craft Fair TALLAHASSEE, Fla — This year’s 2nd annual Capital Craft Fest, hosted by the Country Market & Craft Fair, will be held on October 17, 2020, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Originally scheduled to take place this past spring, the craft fest was rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns. The Capital Craft Fest will once again … Continue reading 2nd Annual Capital Craft Fest Taking Place This October

Oasis Center’s 10th Annual Celebration of Women & Girls To Be Held Virtually this Friday

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Tallahassee’s own Oasis Center for Women and Girls‘ 10th Annual Celebration of Women and Girls Silent Auction is being held virtually this year! Taking place on Friday, August 28, 2020, an evening of entertainment and a silent auction will be held from 7:00 p..m-9:00 p.m. online. The auction, which can be viewed online, here, opened up this … Continue reading Oasis Center’s 10th Annual Celebration of Women & Girls To Be Held Virtually this Friday

An Interview with Rachel Bowden, Owner of Rachel Bowden Interior Design

By Cristi McKee | Photos courtesy of Rachel Bowden TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Local interior designer, Rachel Bowden, wasn’t always an interior designer. A graduate from Florida State University, mother of 2, and wife, Ms. Bowden began her professional career with degrees in english and creative writing and spent 5 years working as a marketing writer. However, something just did not click. “I also knew that … Continue reading An Interview with Rachel Bowden, Owner of Rachel Bowden Interior Design