Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Martin Atorresagasti, City Resilience Officer

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire You might not realize it, but every single day, the City of Tallahassee’s Code Enforcement division plays a critical role in protecting the health, safety and welfare of our community. Comprised of 13 staff members, including five Resilience Officers (previously known as Code Enforcement Officers), this division is responsible for ensuring that the 103.5 square miles … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Martin Atorresagasti, City Resilience Officer

Hit county music singer Deanna Carter coming to Tallahassee March 25

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla – Hit country music singer, Deanna Carter, will be live in concert at The Moon on March 25. Carter is most known for her songs “Strawberry Wine” and “We Danced Anyway” and will be accompanied by opener Farren Rachels, most known for her songs “Smoke” and “Outta Georgia.” There are a limited amount of tickets available, and social … Continue reading Hit county music singer Deanna Carter coming to Tallahassee March 25

Charlie Park, Tallahassee’s newest rooftop bar, to open at Cascades Park this Spring

By The Tally Wire Staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla – Tallahassee’s newest rooftop bar is coming to Cascades Park in early spring of this year. For the Table Hospitality will be opening Charlie Park at the new AC Marriott Hotel at Cascades Park. Charlie Park will serve a sophisticated drink menu featuring floral concoctions, spirits and wines. Charlie Park will also feature a small-plate menu with seasonal … Continue reading Charlie Park, Tallahassee’s newest rooftop bar, to open at Cascades Park this Spring

Madison Social holding second annual Tater Tot Fest

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla – On Jan. 30, from 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Madison Social will be holding their second annual Tater Tot Fest. The Tot Fest, which will be held at Township and Madison Social, offers all-you-can-eat tater tots in the following flavors: Philly Cheesesteak Tots – Prime Ribeye, red peppers, onions, mushrooms, provolone and Cheese Wiz Biscuits and Sausage Gravy Tots – MadSo … Continue reading Madison Social holding second annual Tater Tot Fest

First Turkish restaurant in Tallahassee celebrates grand opening

By The Tally Wire Staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla – Tallahassee’s first Turkish restaurant has officially opened! On Jan. 21, Blue Turkey Restaurant celebrated their grand opening at 524 N Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard. The restaurant, whose chef and co-founder is Dondu Dogru, offers a menu featuring traditional Turkish appetizers, meals and more. Doners, Turkish delight, mezes, wraps, dips and bowls are among menu options. You … Continue reading First Turkish restaurant in Tallahassee celebrates grand opening

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Lesa Vause, City Resilience Officer

“If you know your neighbor, then you can help your neighbor.” That’s the sentiment echoed byCity of Tallahassee Resilience Officer Lesa Vause. As a 15-year veteran employee with the City, Vause connects residents with important programs to help them bring their properties up to code. “My focus as a City Resilience Officer is to serve as a valuable resource coach, connectingtenants, landlords and owners with … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Lesa Vause, City Resilience Officer

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Michael Rosen, residential building inspector

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla — With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many indoors, homeowners have been using this time to complete long overdue renovation and remodeling projects. Each day, the City of Tallahassee receives hundreds of residential inspection requests. Whether it’s roofing, electrical, mechanical or gas work, it all requires an inspection from the City’s Growth Management department.  Helping … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Michael Rosen, residential building inspector

Tallahassee Farmers Market still being held this Saturday amid Thanksgiving holiday

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla —  Amid the Thanksgiving and Black Friday holidays, the Tallahassee Farmers Market, which is located at 2904 Kerry Forest Pkwy on site at the Cornerstone Presbyterian Church’s parking lot, will be open and ready for business this Saturday from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. featuring a limited variety of vendors. This market offers locally-grown and locally-sourced produce, meat, fruits, baked goods and more each … Continue reading Tallahassee Farmers Market still being held this Saturday amid Thanksgiving holiday

Florida Juice Company permanently closing doors

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Locally-owned Florida Juice Company has announced that they will be closing their storefront located at 633 W Tennessee St. The restaurant, which opened in March of this year, specializes in fresh juice with no preservatives, artificial flavors, added colors, high fructose corn syrup or concentrates and offers an extensive sandwich/panini menu. By the end of this week, their doors … Continue reading Florida Juice Company permanently closing doors

Sweet Grass Dairy releases exclusive limited holiday line of Thomasville Tomme cheese

By The Tally Wire staff THOMASVILLE, Ga — Thomasville dairy and restaurant, Sweet Grass Dairy, has released an exclusive, limited line of flavored Thomasville Tomme, or French farmhouse table cheese, for the holiday season. Tomme is raw cow’s milk cheese made in the style of a French farmhouse table cheese and is natural rinded, semi-soft cheese that can be used in a variety of culinary … Continue reading Sweet Grass Dairy releases exclusive limited holiday line of Thomasville Tomme cheese