Round Up of Socially-Distant Halloween Events in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Halloween in Tallahassee may look and feel a bit different this year, but local businesses, organizations, and companies are stepping up to provide the community with a number of socially-distant, family-friendly events to celebrate. Check out this ever-growing round up of fun, safe Halloween events here in town. Drive Thru Trunk or Treat at Killearn United Methodist … Continue reading Round Up of Socially-Distant Halloween Events in Tallahassee

Tally Plant Club Offers Plant Subscription Services and More

By Lexie Pitzen TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Angel Hall has always loved houseplants. Last year, she went on the search for a plant subscription service so she could receive a new plant every month. When she couldn’t find what she was looking for, the idea for Tally Plant Club, a local plant subscription service and online plant store, was born. Hall was born and raised in … Continue reading Tally Plant Club Offers Plant Subscription Services and More

City of Tallahassee Mayor, John Dailey, on Life, Football Season, and Community

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — There are some things that most know about City of Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey. He was elected the mayor of Tallahassee in 2018, he is a private business owner, and prior to becoming mayor, he served on the Leon County Board of County Commissioners. However, he also has a rescue dog named Lulu, his favorite season in Tallahassee is … Continue reading City of Tallahassee Mayor, John Dailey, on Life, Football Season, and Community

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

Tallahassee Picnic Creates Socially-Distanced Events for Community

By Lexie Pitzen TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Kate Biel, the owner, creative director, and head picnic-maker at Tallahassee Picnic, has lived in Tallahassee for 11 years. She has two black and tan chihuahuas named Puppy and Kipsie. Her favorite picnic accessories are brie cheese and red wine, and she thinks October through March is peak picnic weather. She says picnics are best experienced barefoot and with … Continue reading Tallahassee Picnic Creates Socially-Distanced Events for Community

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