Local Cuban Cafe, Chi Chi’s Cafe, Closing Doors

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Chi Chi’s Cafe On Sunday, July 12, 2020, local Cuban cafe, Chi Chi’s Cafe, announced via Facebook that they would be closing their doors effective Monday, July 13, 2020, due to the “COVID storm.” The subsequent fallout of COVID-19, staffing challenges, delivery partner fees, and revenue drop are among some of the reasons that the owners, Rafael and Donna Diaz, … Continue reading Local Cuban Cafe, Chi Chi’s Cafe, Closing Doors

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 Symphony Orchestra Presenting Special 4th of July Live Stream Concert

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra This 4th of July, the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra will be treating Tallahassee residents to a special 4th of July live streamed concert, An American Celebration: Lift Every Voice. From 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. on July 4, 2020, the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, with special guests Avis Berry and Anthony Williams, the concert will feature all-American music, favorite patriotic … Continue reading Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra Presenting Special 4th of July Live Stream Concert

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Kendrick Leon

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire | Photo courtesy of the City of Tallahassee Essential workers all over our community are working day-in and day-out to see that the services we rely on stay intact and uninterrupted. While you may not know the names of these individual workers, you do see the results of their hard work every single day. Meet Kendrick … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Kendrick Leon

Rally For Tally Campaign Making a Comeback This Weekend

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Tallahassee Foodies This weekend, from June 27, 2020, to June 28, 2020, the second Rally For Tally campaign, a community effort to support local dining establishments amid COVID-19 concerns, will take place. The first campaign, which was organized by Tallahassee Foodies, was held on March 21, 2020, and was a tremendous success for the Tallahassee community.  The goal of Rally … Continue reading Rally For Tally Campaign Making a Comeback This Weekend

3 Tallahassee Fishing Spots to Check Out

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: Brady Rogers Whether you prefer traditional fishing or fly fishing, Tallahassee offers a variety of freshwater lakes all throughout the city to visit and do so at. Check out these 3 Tallahassee fishing spots. Lake Talquin — Lake Talquin is a widespread reservoir, found just west of Tallahassee, that is an ideal spot for boating and fishing. Located … Continue reading 3 Tallahassee Fishing Spots to Check Out

Tallahassee Museum’s Annual Swamp Stomp Coming Back July 11

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Tallahassee Museum This year’s annual Swamp Stomp, hosted by the Tallahassee Museum, is coming back on July 11, 2020! Beginning at 4:00 p.m., this event is a “music lover’s dream” that is produced by Del Suggs and features not only local legends, but also rising talents and other accomplished performers from the Big Bend.  This festival offers a … Continue reading Tallahassee Museum’s Annual Swamp Stomp Coming Back July 11

Infinity Con Tally Taking Place Virtually on June 27

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Infinity Con Tally This year’s Infinity Con Tallahassee event will be held virtually this year amid COVID-19 concerns. David Heringer, Owner and Director of Events for Infinity Con, says that their in-person 2-day event has been postponed until 2021, but that this year’s event will still take place via a different medium. At this year’s Infinity Con Tally, while it … Continue reading Infinity Con Tally Taking Place Virtually on June 27

Local Photography Project, Aerial Tallahassee, Celebrates 5th Anniversary

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Aerial Tallahassee/The Workmans June 15, 2020 marks the 5th anniversary for Aerial Tallahassee, a community photography project that explores Tallahassee “from the sky.” Aerial Tallahassee, run by Tallahassee-based commercial photographers, Alex and Chelsea Workman, is known for its stunning bird’s eye view shots of spots all around the city. From capturing and posting aerial photos of Doak Campbell Stadium, to Cascades Park, the Centre of … Continue reading Local Photography Project, Aerial Tallahassee, Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Round Up of the Best Live Music Venues in Tallahassee

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Capital City Ampitheater If you ask any music lover what they miss most about life before lockdown, they will probably say that they miss going to live shows. Although concerts are on hold, with many artists opting for live-streamed shows in place of them, these are some of the best venues in Tallahassee to support once they start up again. … Continue reading Round Up of the Best Live Music Venues in Tallahassee