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

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

Tallahassee Makes Southern Living’s The South’s Best 2020 List

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Southern Living Tallahassee has once again made Southern Living Magazine’s “The South’s Best” list for 2020! The city of Tallahassee, and local business, Tallahassee Nurseries, made this year’s list. Tallahassee, as a city, was voted as #10 of 21 of the South’s Best Cities. Editors of Southern Living said, “Ardent Seminole fans might tell you that the best place to … Continue reading Tallahassee Makes Southern Living’s The South’s Best 2020 List

What You Need to Know About 2020 Early Voting in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Element 5 Digital In-person early voting in Leon County for the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Election begins this Saturday, March 7, 2020! Early voting is when one casts a ballot prior to Election Day at a local location, as designated by the Supervisor of Elections. Concluding on March 15, 2020, there are 10 convenient locations across Tallahassee, Leon County, and … Continue reading What You Need to Know About 2020 Early Voting in Tallahassee

Springtime Tallahassee 2020 Overview

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Springtime Tallahassee Updated March 16, 2020, 4:51 p.m.: Springtime Tallahassee and all of its events are canceled amid Corona Virus concerns. This year’s Springtime Tallahassee events are quickly approaching! Celebrating its 52nd year, Springtime Tallahassee will kick off on Friday, March 27, 2020, and carry through Saturday, March 28, 2020, with the annual Springtime Jubilee in the Park and Springtime … Continue reading Springtime Tallahassee 2020 Overview

Red Hills International Horse Trials 2020 Overview

By Emily Sanderson | Photo: Red Hills International Horse Trials One does not have to be an avid equestrian to enjoy the activities that encompass the annual Red Hills International Horse Trials that is being held next weekend, March 6-8, 2020! The Red Hills Horse Trials is a fun, family-friendly event worth attending, especially if you have never been before. I have gone every year … Continue reading Red Hills International Horse Trials 2020 Overview

Where to Get King Cake for Mardi Gras in Tallahassee

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Phil Denton King Cake is a delicious part of a New Orleans traditional Mardi Gras, but fortunately for Tallahassee residents, a number of local bakeries sell them! For Mardi Gras, beginning on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, you can depend on any of these local bakeries to have a king cake for you. Tasty Pastry Bakery — Located at 1355 Market … Continue reading Where to Get King Cake for Mardi Gras in Tallahassee

St. Marks Wildlife Refuge Day Trip Guide

By Cristi McKee | Photo: St. Marks and St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuges The St. Marks Wildlife Refuge, located just about 25 miles south of Tallahassee, is a wilderness oasis that is close to home and the prime spot for a day trip with family and friends.  St. Marks Wildlife Refuge is actually one of the oldest wildlife refuges in the U.S., and encompasses parts … Continue reading St. Marks Wildlife Refuge Day Trip Guide

Local Farm, Milk & Honey Acres, Offers Monthly Goat Yoga Classes

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Milk & Honey Acres Farm Goat yoga, which, not surprisingly, involves the practice of yoga in the presence of baby goats, has recently become popular not only around the U.S., but also locally in Tallahassee. If you have been curious about goat yoga and would like to try it out yourself, now is your chance! Milk and Honey Acres Farm, … Continue reading Local Farm, Milk & Honey Acres, Offers Monthly Goat Yoga Classes

4 Things to Remember to Do During a Freeze in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: Erin Mckenna Winter has finally made an appearance in Tallahassee, with temperatures dropping into the 20’s this week, according to the National Weather Service-Tallahassee. When it gets this chilly outside, there are a number of actions to take in order to keep your family, friends, pets, and plants safe. Here are 4 of them. Bring your pets inside … Continue reading 4 Things to Remember to Do During a Freeze in Tallahassee