7 Native Florida Plants To Plant in Your Tallahassee Yard

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Andreas This spring, instead of opting to plant exotic or invasive plants, consider planting flowers, shrubs, and trees that are native to Florida—some of which you may already have in your yard! Planting these native plants help support local ecosystems, create habitats for natural life, and ensures that the bugs, birds, insects, and more in Tallahassee will keep coming back … Continue reading 7 Native Florida Plants To Plant in Your Tallahassee Yard

Maple Street Biscuit Company-FSU, Killearn, Offering Pantry/Household Staples Alongside Tasty To-Go Meals

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Maple Street Biscuit company Both Tallahassee locations of Maple Street Biscuit Company are now offering pantry and household staples for purchase from their Community Store Pantry! Currently, you can stop by the Killearn or FSU locations and purchase 3 household or pantry staples that you may need, including toilet paper, frozen chicken breast, paper towels, bottled water, and … Continue reading Maple Street Biscuit Company-FSU, Killearn, Offering Pantry/Household Staples Alongside Tasty To-Go Meals

Round Up of Locally-Owned Coffee Shops in Tallahassee That Are Open Amid COVID-19 Concerns

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Paperfox Coffee Amid COVID-19 concerns, some coffee shops are still up and running. Get your daily coffee fix and support our neighbors at one of these locally-owned coffee shops that are currently open. Per Governor DeSantis’ order to suspend dine-in options at restaurants, these shops are offering curbside and/or take-out options instead. Square Mug Cafe — Previously known as Black … Continue reading Round Up of Locally-Owned Coffee Shops in Tallahassee That Are Open Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Florida Capital Silverliners Offer Hope to Ugandan Community in Need

By Cristi McKee | Photo courtesy of Kathy Gomer The Silverliners, an international social and philanthropic organization for current and former flight attendants, has officially opened their Tallahassee Chapter, the Florida Capital Silverliners! The Florida Capital Silverliners nurture friendships among flight attendants past and present over social and charitable endeavors in Tallahassee, and each month, they meet and share stories about their time with their … Continue reading Florida Capital Silverliners Offer Hope to Ugandan Community in Need

5 Ways to Support Local Businesses in Tallahassee Amid COVID-19 Concerns

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Mike Petrucci In the midst of the COVID-19 chaos that is surrounding Tallahassee, small and locally-owned businesses are being impacted greatly. Restaurants are temporarily closing, shops are experiencing much less foot traffic, and entrepreneurs’ dreams are being impeded. While unsure and chaotic times lie ahead, consider these small ways to help out our neighborhood business owners.  Purchase gift cards to … Continue reading 5 Ways to Support Local Businesses in Tallahassee Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Northside Stage MusicFest 2020 Overview

By Cristi McKee | Photo: The Northside Stage This year’s Northside Stage MusicFest will be kick off Saturday, June 27, 2020, beginning at 12:00 p.m. Hosted on site at the Northside Community Center, located at 8005 Oak Grove Rd, the festival will run until 9:00 that night. The event is free, family-friendly, and is open to all. Featuring masterclasses, performances, workshops, and more, MusicFest 2020 … Continue reading Northside Stage MusicFest 2020 Overview

Leon County Libraries Offering Online Content, Waived Late Fees During Closure

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Leon County On Friday, March 13, 2020, due to concerns regarding the Corona Virus, Leon County Libraries announced that all library branches would be closed until Sunday, March 29, 2020. However, on Saturday, March 14, 2020, they announced that they will offer a special online content and due fee waiver during their closure. While the branches are closed to the … Continue reading Leon County Libraries Offering Online Content, Waived Late Fees During Closure