5 Reasons to Shop Local in Tallahassee this Black Friday

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Tim Mossholder Black Friday is coming up, and so is the opportunity take advantage of the best deals on toys, clothing, and electronics at your favorite stores. While purchasing some items from bigbox retailers is money-efficient and overall inevitable, you should also consider shopping at locally-owned Tallahassee businesses this Black Friday. Here’s why.  You’re supporting fellow residents of Tallahassee — … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Shop Local in Tallahassee this Black Friday

How to Get the Most Out of This Year’s Tallahassee Farm Tour

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Sam Carter This year’s annual Tallahassee Farm Tour, hosted by Millstone Plantation, is this upcoming weekend, Saturday the 12th, and Sunday the 13th. Celebrating its 12th year, this free event includes 30 local farms, orchards, ranches, and gardens, including a number of new sites to visit. The farm tour includes visiting our local sites with petting zoos, gardens, activities, hay rides, … Continue reading How to Get the Most Out of This Year’s Tallahassee Farm Tour

Where to Celebrate Adopt-a-Dog Month in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Berkay Gumustekin October is Adopt-a-Dog-Month, and here in Tallahassee, there are numerous organizations and shelters around town that facilitate dog adoptions for those who want a furry friend. To celebrate Adopt-a-Dog Month, check out these places that offer dog adoption services.  Big Dog Rescue — Don’t let the name of this organization fool you! Big Dog Rescue has dogs (and … Continue reading Where to Celebrate Adopt-a-Dog Month in Tallahassee

Round Up of Fall Festival Events in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Blaz Photo Fall is here, and the Tallahassee community is pulling out all the stops this season to celebrate. Check out these fall festival events here in town, and in local communities, to go to this season. Bradfordville Family Festival — Bradfordville First Baptist Church will be hosting their annual Family Festival on October 27, 2019, from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. … Continue reading Round Up of Fall Festival Events in Tallahassee

We All Have a Role to Play: Fundraising Campaign for the Bahamas Stems from Tallahassee

By Abby Cloud | Photo: In early September, Hurricane Dorian became a Category 5 hurricane, just before making landfall in the islands of the Bahamas. In a once-beloved vacation destination for many, the Bahamas is now a land of destruction and debris. The destruction from Hurricane Dorian hits far too close to home as the anniversary of Hurricane Michael approaches, but now, the Bahamas are … Continue reading We All Have a Role to Play: Fundraising Campaign for the Bahamas Stems from Tallahassee

5 Apps Every Tallahassee Resident Should Have

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Did you know that you can pay your City of Tallahassee utility bills, find the local bus schedule, and report electricity outages all from the comfort of your own phone? These apps were created right here in the Capital City with the purpose of helping connect citizens to the local government, utility offices, and more. Check them … Continue reading 5 Apps Every Tallahassee Resident Should Have

6 Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget to Do During Hurricane Prep

By Cristi McKee | Photo: David Mark In the chaos that ensues when a hurricane watch is announced, there are a couple of things that one may forget to do during their hurricane preparation. Stocking up on non-perishable foods, filling up jugs of water, and lining up candles and flashlights are tasks that are essential to do, but these 6 important tasks should not be forgotten … Continue reading 6 Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget to Do During Hurricane Prep