Suspension from FSU Possible if Students Don’t Comply with University’s COVID-19 Rules

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Friday, September 18, 2020, John Thrasher, President of Florida State University, published an urgent call to action from university students via a letter addressing student noncompliance of COVID-19 guidelines. This letter comes after images and photos of large gatherings of FSU students began circulating on social media and concerns regarding spread of the virus were voiced by the … Continue reading Suspension from FSU Possible if Students Don’t Comply with University’s COVID-19 Rules

50th Annual Bradley’s Fun Day Event Canceled Amid COVID-19 Concerns

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Wednesday, Sept. 16, Tallahassee’s oldest country store, Bradley’s Country Store, announced that their annual Bradley’s Fun Day would not be taking place this year due to COVID-19 concerns. The store would have celebrated their 50th Fun Day event this November. Bradley’s Fun Days are typically filled with locally-produced food for sale, performances by local artists and dance groups, … Continue reading 50th Annual Bradley’s Fun Day Event Canceled Amid COVID-19 Concerns

2021 Springtime Tallahassee Scheduled for Saturday, March 27

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Monday, September 14, 2020, Springtime Tallahassee announced that their 2021 Springtime Tallahassee Grand Parade and Jubilee in the Park events would take place on Saturday, March 27, 2021. This year’s Springtime Tallahassee events were canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, so an alternate celebration, Springtime in the Summer, was slated to occur on August 8, 2020. However, … Continue reading 2021 Springtime Tallahassee Scheduled for Saturday, March 27

COVID-19 Random Testing Program at Florida State University Begins

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Starting September 14, 2020, Florida State University will be randomly selecting students to participate in their randomized COVID-19 testing program to “help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Our goal is to ensure the safety of the campus community,” as said in a press release published Monday. Testing will take place at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, is free, … Continue reading COVID-19 Random Testing Program at Florida State University Begins

New Food Truck, Eggcitement, Offers Monster Handcrafted Breakfast Sandwiches

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Tallahassee’s newest addition to the food truck scene, Eggcitement, is here! On August 31, 2020, Eggcitement celebrated their first day on the street. Specializing in “monster” handcrafted breakfast sandwiches, The Eggcitement food truck is the newest product of Tally Mac Shack, Tallahassee’s Food Truck of the Year. Offering a number of breakfast sandwiches, including a slow-roasted Korean pork belly … Continue reading New Food Truck, Eggcitement, Offers Monster Handcrafted Breakfast Sandwiches

Local Cupcake Shop, Lucy & Leo’s, Closing at the End of This Month

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, local cupcake shop, Lucy & Leo’s, announced the closure of their business, effective September 26, 2020. Located at 1123 Thomasville Rd, the Midtown cupcakery credited a “personal decision” to hang up their aprons. Lucy & Leo’s has been locally-owned and operated for the last 12 years. Specializing in “fresh, delicious, and interesting” cupcakes, Tallahassee’s … Continue reading Local Cupcake Shop, Lucy & Leo’s, Closing at the End of This Month

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

Oasis Center’s 10th Annual Celebration of Women & Girls To Be Held Virtually this Friday

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Tallahassee’s own Oasis Center for Women and Girls‘ 10th Annual Celebration of Women and Girls Silent Auction is being held virtually this year! Taking place on Friday, August 28, 2020, an evening of entertainment and a silent auction will be held from 7:00 p..m-9:00 p.m. online. The auction, which can be viewed online, here, opened up this … Continue reading Oasis Center’s 10th Annual Celebration of Women & Girls To Be Held Virtually this Friday

City of Tallahassee Parks Holding Fun, Socially-Distanced Outdoor Afterschool Programs

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Aaron Burder The City of Tallahassee Parks will be offering a number of outdoor afterschool programs for children beginning on August 31, 2020. From 2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. every weekday, these fun afterschool programs will be held at the following 7 Tallahassee parks: Jack McLean — 700 Jack Russell Road Jake Gaither — 801 Bragg Drive Lawrence-Gregory — 1115 Dade Street … Continue reading City of Tallahassee Parks Holding Fun, Socially-Distanced Outdoor Afterschool Programs

Where to See Live Music in Tallahassee This Weekend

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: John Matychuk Live music lovers in Tallahassee, you’re in luck! A number of establishments are slowly bringing back live music, and this weekend, while abiding by Florida Department of Health and CDC guidelines, several local artists and bands will be taking the stage once again this weekend, August 14, 2020-August 15, 2020. Hurricane Grill & Wings — On … Continue reading Where to See Live Music in Tallahassee This Weekend