A Guide to 4 Butterflies Found in Tallahassee

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Richard Lee There are numerous types of butterflies found in the Tallahassee community. Check out this guide to 4 of them! Monarchs — Monarch butterflies, which make their appearance from the months of August to November then from March to June, are commonly seen on milkweed plants in gardens around town. Eastern Tiger Swallowtail — Eastern tiger swallowtails, otherwise referred … Continue reading A Guide to 4 Butterflies Found in Tallahassee

Florida’s Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Coming Up This Weekend

By Amy Marcos| Photo: Alina Snepste Florida’s back-to-school sales tax-free holiday is coming up! From August 7, 2020-August 8, 2020, state and local tax prices will not be required on school items that cost $15 or less, shoes and clothing that cost $60 or less, or the first $1,000 of the sales price of personal computers and some computer-related accessories. Some examples of these sales … Continue reading Florida’s Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Coming Up This Weekend

Rundown of StarMetro’s Tallahassee Weekday Bus Routes

By Sixtus Kuudaar | Photo: City of Tallahassee Government How you move around Tallahassee shapes your social life, job, and school schedules, and even your time with loved ones. One of the cheapest ways of getting around the city is through using the bus system in town. The Tallahassee bus system, operated by Star Metro, provides city buses that run by your favorite destinations. Take a … Continue reading Rundown of StarMetro’s Tallahassee Weekday Bus Routes

Tallahassee-Based Photographers, The Workmans, Bring Smiles to Faces with COVIDwear Project

By Cristi McKee | Photo: The Workmans Have you ever wondered what your co-workers look like on the other side of that Zoom call? The Workmans, Tallahassee-based commercial photographers, offered insight into those musings through their latest photography project, COVIDwear. Especially amid COVID-19 concerns that the last couple of months have posed, a “business on the top, quarantine on the bottom” approach has been taken … Continue reading Tallahassee-Based Photographers, The Workmans, Bring Smiles to Faces with COVIDwear Project

Tallahassee Makes WalletHub’s 2020 100 Best Cities for Staycations List

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Shane Avery On May 20, 2020, our capital city was named one of the WalletHub’s 100 Best For A Staycation This Summer. Tallahassee earned its spot as #11 for the best city for a staycation this summer on the website’s 100 Best And 10 Worst Cities. WalletHub is a is a personal finance website that was founded in 2013 that … Continue reading Tallahassee Makes WalletHub’s 2020 100 Best Cities for Staycations List

5 Indoor Plants to Get From Tallahassee Nurseries

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Tallahassee Nurseries Local award-winning nursery, Tallahassee Nurseries, located at 2911 Thomasville Rd, offers not only landscaping services, gifts and gardening tools, and flowers and trees, but also a plethora of indoor houseplants. If you are interested in expanding your indoor garden or beginning one, check out these 5 indoor plants to purchase. Orchids — There are a number of beautiful … Continue reading 5 Indoor Plants to Get From Tallahassee Nurseries

A Guide to Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020 in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Jonas Kaiser National Hurricane Preparedness Week is this week, running from Sunday, May 3, 2020-Saturday, May 9, 2020. The 2020 hurricane season runs from June 1, 2020-November 30, 2020, and now is the time to evaluate your own personal hurricane risk. Here are several things to do to get you and your family and friends ready for the … Continue reading A Guide to Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020 in Tallahassee

How to Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Jessica Furtney May 3, 2020 – May 9, 2020 marks National Travel and Tourism Week, and here in Tallahassee, you can take part in it even while social distancing. Here are several ways to do so. Get takeout from a local restaurant — To kick off your National Travel and Tourism Week activities, consider getting takeout from a … Continue reading How to Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week in Tallahassee

A Guide to Locally-Sourced Mother’s Day Gifts in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Antonio Janeski Mother’s Day, falling on May 10, 2020, is quickly approaching! This year, while you may not be able to shop around in-person for the perfect Mother’s Day gift, there are still plenty of options to find a great locally-made gift! Check out this guide to locally-sourced gifts for mom. A plant or two from a local … Continue reading A Guide to Locally-Sourced Mother’s Day Gifts in Tallahassee

6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Markus Spiske April 22 marks Earth Day, and here in Tallahassee, there are plenty of ways to celebrate! Check them out. Opt for a walk — For some, taking a drive through the neighborhood may act as an allowed outing for the day during this time of social distancing. Instead, if able, opt to take a walk around the neighborhood.  … Continue reading 6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Tallahassee