Tallahassee Boutique Featured on TLC’s “Welcome to Plathville”

By Amy Marcos | Photo: TLC TLC’s newest show, “Welcome to Plathville,” which follows the Plath family, who resides in rural Georgia and “have never had a soda, don’t know who Spiderman or Tom Brady is, and have never watched TV,” debuted on November 5, 2019, and featured our capital city in their first episode. In this episode, 16-year-old Moriah Plath needed a new dress … Continue reading Tallahassee Boutique Featured on TLC’s “Welcome to Plathville”

Local Author, R.C. VanLandingham, Releases 12th Book, “Peter Pucket & the Amulet of Eternity”

By Cristi McKee | Photo: R.C. VanLandingham (cover art by Amy Lew Alexander) Tallahassee author, R.C. Vanlandingham, recently released his 12th book, “Peter Puckett & the Amulet of Eternity,” on October 12, 2019. A Cairo, Georgia native, father of 3, and husband to Elena, the inspiration behind VanLandingham’s newest book came from the desire to write a “wholesome, christian story.” Wanting to write something that … Continue reading Local Author, R.C. VanLandingham, Releases 12th Book, “Peter Pucket & the Amulet of Eternity”

Painting the Town: A Local Muralist Adds Artistic Flair to the Capital City

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Kenny Maguire Since moving to the Tallahassee area in March of this year, artist and muralist Kenny Maguire has most definitely left his mark on both the Sunshine State and its capital city. Maguire, a hidden treasure artist found in the quirky and vibrant Railroad Square Art District, has been a devoted muralist since he was 9-years-old. The Tally Wire … Continue reading Painting the Town: A Local Muralist Adds Artistic Flair to the Capital City

5 Authors from Tallahassee that Need to be on Your Reading List

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Alfons Morales For those who love to read books, there’s nothing more satisfying than knowing the book you’re holding in your hand or on your tablet is written by someone from your own hometown. Here are 5 authors who currently reside in Tallahassee that have quite the collection of novels, short stories, and essays. David Kirby — Currently an English … Continue reading 5 Authors from Tallahassee that Need to be on Your Reading List

Behind the Scenes of an FSU Student’s Side Hustle: Redbubble

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Lexie Pitzen While I was eating breakfast this morning, someone in the Netherlands bought a sticker from me. Getting the sale notification made my day; someone on the other side of the world liked my art—a retro-inspired “Nurture Nature” design—enough to pay for and display it. I never expected to make money off of designing stickers. When I was young, … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of an FSU Student’s Side Hustle: Redbubble

FSU Alumni Make College Safer and Simpler with Campus Caddie

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Campus Caddie As the fall semester of college begins in a few weeks here in Tallahassee, parents of first-time college students are having to address the anxieties of their student moving away and starting college. To keep parents from worrying during their student’s first year away at college, FSU Alumni and Boosters Michael Underwood and Allen Beyer founded Campus Caddie, … Continue reading FSU Alumni Make College Safer and Simpler with Campus Caddie

“So Much Better Than a Photograph” Live Painting in the Capital City

By Abby Cloud Chances are, if you’ve attended a local event here in town, you’ve caught a glimpse of a man painting right before your eyes. The space before him is decked out with a full-sized easel, a partially painted canvas, and a collection of paint to his side. By the end of the night, he has created a piece focusing on the event taking … Continue reading “So Much Better Than a Photograph” Live Painting in the Capital City