Live PD and Live Rescue Meet & Greet with the TPD and TFD Scheduled for March 7

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Police Department Attention, local “Live PD” and “Live Rescue” fans: this is your chance to meet your local heroes and TV stars! On Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., you can head over to Cascades Park for a special meet and greet opportunity with the Tallahassee police officers and firefighters featured on the AE hit … Continue reading Live PD and Live Rescue Meet & Greet with the TPD and TFD Scheduled for March 7

Cascades Park’s 2019 Sundown Concert Series Comes to a Close this Saturday with Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Tallahassee Downtown Since debuting in May of this year, the 2019 Sundown Concert Series held at Cascades Park has proven to be yet another musical success here in the Capital City. Occurring monthly, the local artists and performers involved have ranged greatly in genre and provided the community with a great evening of friendship and family, delicious local food, and … Continue reading Cascades Park’s 2019 Sundown Concert Series Comes to a Close this Saturday with Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears

“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

Cascades Project to Be a Reality Downtown in 2020

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Cascades Project Deemed “Tallahassee’s largest economic development initiative in recent history,” the Cascades Project will become a reality come 2020. The Cascades Project, spearheaded by Uptown Rental Properties and North American Properties, consists of establishing a development of 274 residential units, 24 condominiums, a space with 140 hotel rooms, offices, retail space, and restaurants, right off of Cascades Park. This … Continue reading Cascades Project to Be a Reality Downtown in 2020

First Annual Sankofa Concert to be Held July 6 at Cascades Park

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Cross-Cultural Coalition at Railroad Square On Saturday, July 6, 2019, from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., the first annual Sankofa Concert, based on the award-winning musical, “Underground,” will be held at the Cascades Park Amphitheater. This concert will feature song and dance from “Underground,” a short film about an enslaved man’s journey to earn freedom for him and his family. Hosted by … Continue reading First Annual Sankofa Concert to be Held July 6 at Cascades Park

Celebrate Summer with Cascade Park’s Sundown Concert Series

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Downtown Tallahassee Nothing says summer quite like a night at Cascades Park as the sky burns with a sunset, the heat dies down, and a local band plays in front of you. Each month at Cascade’s Amphitheater, you can catch the free Sundown Concert Series taking place from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. from May and to November. The Tally Wire chatted … Continue reading Celebrate Summer with Cascade Park’s Sundown Concert Series

The 7 Wonders of Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee| Photo: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee is home to unique architecture, historical sites, stunning art, and cultural monuments. Among these special pieces are monuments that date back to the beginning of the city, state parks that hosted Florida battles during the Civil War, popular recreational spots, and more. This season, take some time to visit these 7 wonders here in town. … Continue reading The 7 Wonders of Tallahassee

It’s True: The Beach Boys Are Coming to Tallahassee

By Abby Cloud When Florida State University’s President John Thrasher nonchalantly hinted to my friend and I that he wanted to bring The Beach Boys to FSU for an event while speaking with him at Dance Marathon FSU, we were skeptical (and hopeful). As of yesterday, however, it was confirmed that one of the headliners for FSU’s Opening Nights 2019-2020 season is, indeed, The Beach … Continue reading It’s True: The Beach Boys Are Coming to Tallahassee

Tallahassee’s Most Instagrammable Spots

By Abby Cloud As someone who partakes in the search for the most picturesque places around town, finding the perfect background for any picture intended for Instagram can be tricky. It’s no secret that cities like Miami and Orlando are home to numerous brightly colored walls, murals, and beautiful nature scenes. If only Tallahassee was half as artsy, right? Well, unbeknownst to many, Tallahassee contains … Continue reading Tallahassee’s Most Instagrammable Spots

10 Tallahassee Parks and What to Do at Them

By Cristi McKee Tallahassee is abundant in gorgeous, woodsy, multi-use parks, with nearly every park in town lending itself to a unique activity which can be done there. Some offer places to canoe, others offer places to swim (any Florida resident knows that one most likely cannot swim and canoe in the same body of water due to alligators), while some parks are optimal for … Continue reading 10 Tallahassee Parks and What to Do at Them