Following #COVIDWear project, local commercial photographers launch “A Very COVID(wear) Christmas”

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Following their popular #COVIDWear project, local commercial photographers, The Workmans, have announced the sequel to this project just in time for the holidays: A Very COVID(wear) Christmas. Alex and Chelsea Workman, owners of The Workmans, figured that the year has not been normal, so holiday photos and Christmas cards might as well not be, either. The holiday season is … Continue reading Following #COVIDWear project, local commercial photographers launch “A Very COVID(wear) Christmas”

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

Tallahassee Farmers Market Open Every Saturday Amid COVID-19 Concerns

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Tallahassee Farmers’ Market TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Even amid COVID-19 concerns, the Tallahassee Farmers Market, which is located at 2904 Kerry Forest Pkwy (Cornerstone Presbyterian Church’s parking lot), is open and ready for business every Saturday from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. “We believe our market is an important part of the Tallahassee community’s healthy lifestyle,” the market shared on Facebook.  The market … Continue reading Tallahassee Farmers Market Open Every Saturday Amid COVID-19 Concerns

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

A Guide to Locally-Sourced Mother’s Day Gifts in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Antonio Janeski Mother’s Day, falling on May 10, 2020, is quickly approaching! This year, while you may not be able to shop around in-person for the perfect Mother’s Day gift, there are still plenty of options to find a great locally-made gift! Check out this guide to locally-sourced gifts for mom. A plant or two from a local … Continue reading A Guide to Locally-Sourced Mother’s Day Gifts in Tallahassee

Above Tallahassee Offers Free, Virtual Drone Rides Above Tallahassee Parks

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: City of Tallahassee Have you ever wanted to take a virtual drone ride? Here is your chance!  The City of Tallahassee‘s Above Tallahassee now offers virtual drone rides above Tallahassee parks through aerial view videos of the city’s most beloved recreational spots. On their YouTube channel, you can “See our parks with a new perspective as you take … Continue reading Above Tallahassee Offers Free, Virtual Drone Rides Above Tallahassee Parks

4 Tallahassee Parks to Explore While Social Distancing

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Amid COVID-19 concerns, you can still participate in outside activities at some of Tallahassee’s local, beautiful parks. Here are four local parks to consider visiting for a reprieve from indoor activities. Governor’s Park — Truly a hidden Tallahassee gem, Governor’s Park is a prime spot for walking, kite flying, biking, picnics, and exploring. Railroad tracks border the park, and … Continue reading 4 Tallahassee Parks to Explore While Social Distancing

5 Ways to Support Local Businesses in Tallahassee Amid COVID-19 Concerns

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, 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 your go-to restaurants — If … Continue reading 5 Ways to Support Local Businesses in Tallahassee Amid COVID-19 Concerns