Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Shawanda Crooms, Community Beautification and Waste Management Driver

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Shawanda Crooms grew up believing that she could do anything she set her mind to. As the first and only female operations driver with the City of Tallahassee’s Community Beautification and Waste Management Department, she has lived her life that way, accomplishing one goal after another.  “It’s scary to be the first…anything,” Shawanda … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Shawanda Crooms, Community Beautification and Waste Management Driver

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

How to Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Jessica Furtney May 3, 2020 – May 9, 2020 marks National Travel and Tourism Week, and here in Tallahassee, you can take part in it even while social distancing. Here are several ways to do so. Get takeout from a local restaurant — To kick off your National Travel and Tourism Week activities, consider getting takeout from a … Continue reading How to Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week in Tallahassee

4 Tallahassee Museums to Virtually Tour While Social Distancing

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Museum of Florida History While social distancing amid COVID-19 concerns, you can still take tours of museums all across Tallahassee! These 4 local museums now offer virtual tours that you can take from the comfort of your own home.  Mission San Luis — Mission San Luis offers a 360° virtual tour of their entire property alongside a soundtrack that tells … Continue reading 4 Tallahassee Museums to Virtually Tour While Social Distancing

Round Up of Indian Restaurants in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: Amirali Mirhashemian The Tally Wire has rounded up all of the Indian restaurants here in Tallahassee. Get your butter dosa, naan, chicken tikka masala, and mango lassi fix at one of these spots! Essence of India — Essence of India, located at 1105 Apalachee Parkway, serves an exotic cuisine “reflecting the authentic Indian food with myriad blending of … Continue reading Round Up of Indian Restaurants in Tallahassee

5 Basic Ways to Support the Tallahassee Community Every Day

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Experience Church There are several basic ways to support the Tallahassee community every single day. From shopping local, to taking care of the environment, these simple acts will help the Tallahassee community thrive. Dine at a locally-owned restaurant — Going out for a meal? Opt to try a locally-owned restaurant instead of a chain restaurant. You are sure … Continue reading 5 Basic Ways to Support the Tallahassee Community Every Day

Maple Street Biscuit Company-FSU, Killearn, Offering Pantry/Household Staples Alongside Tasty To-Go Meals

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Maple Street Biscuit company Both Tallahassee locations of Maple Street Biscuit Company are now offering pantry and household staples for purchase from their Community Store Pantry! Currently, you can stop by the Killearn or FSU locations and purchase 3 household or pantry staples that you may need, including toilet paper, frozen chicken breast, paper towels, bottled water, and … Continue reading Maple Street Biscuit Company-FSU, Killearn, Offering Pantry/Household Staples Alongside Tasty To-Go Meals

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

Northside Stage MusicFest 2020 Overview

By Cristi McKee | Photo: The Northside Stage This year’s Northside Stage MusicFest will be kick off Saturday, June 27, 2020, beginning at 12:00 p.m. Hosted on site at the Northside Community Center, located at 8005 Oak Grove Rd, the festival will run until 9:00 that night. The event is free, family-friendly, and is open to all. Featuring masterclasses, performances, workshops, and more, MusicFest 2020 … Continue reading Northside Stage MusicFest 2020 Overview

5 Things to be Grateful For in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: Ashley Knedler Our capital city offers welcoming neighbors and friends, beautiful scenery, top-notch schools, fantastic parks, and more. This season, consider these 5 things to be grateful for here in town.  The canopy roads — Our city’s iconic canopy roads is something that many other cities cannot boast of. Our schools — From the college campuses, to our small … Continue reading 5 Things to be Grateful For in Tallahassee