Florida Juice Company permanently closing doors

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Locally-owned Florida Juice Company has announced that they will be closing their storefront located at 633 W Tennessee St. The restaurant, which opened in March of this year, specializes in fresh juice with no preservatives, artificial flavors, added colors, high fructose corn syrup or concentrates and offers an extensive sandwich/panini menu. By the end of this week, their doors … Continue reading Florida Juice Company permanently closing doors

FAMU Marching 100 to be featured in iHeartRadio’s HBCU Marching Band Experience

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Nov. 12, the Florida A&M University marching band, The Marching 100, will be featured in iHeartRadio’s HBCU Marching Band Experience as part of the iHeartRadio HBCU Homecoming Celebration. In a “never-before-seen” virtual experience, four competing marching bands, Hampton University, North Carolina A&T, FAMU, and Prairie View A&M will be brought together to perform “in unity.” This virtual event … Continue reading FAMU Marching 100 to be featured in iHeartRadio’s HBCU Marching Band Experience

Capital City Pedicabs offers rides around downtown Tallahassee amid COVID-19 concerns

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Local transportation business, Capital City Pedicabs, has seen a huge loss in business since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The unique transportation business offers rides in canvas-covered pedicabs driven by local licensed cyclists around the downtown Tallahassee area, and amid event cancellations and business closures, has been impacted greatly as of late. “With events being cancelled or postponed, … Continue reading Capital City Pedicabs offers rides around downtown Tallahassee amid COVID-19 concerns

City of Tallahassee offering semester-long internships for college students

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla — The City of Tallahassee is offering semester-long internships for college students this coming spring. The City of Tallahassee Internship Program offers both paid and unpaid internships to “exceptionally high-performing” students in order for them to gain city government experience and foster professional relationships. Each week, students will work a minimum of 20 hours in their respective department Ideal candidates … Continue reading City of Tallahassee offering semester-long internships for college students

Round Up of Mac ‘n’ Cheese Restaurants in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — There are three locally-owned and operated mac ‘n’ cheese restaurants here in the capital city. Check them out below. I Heart Mac & Cheese — Located at 799 W Gaines St #113, I Heart Mac & Cheese offers an extensive macaroni and cheese-based menu. Offering lobster and white truffle oil bowls, bacon cheeseburger bowls, classic bowls, and … Continue reading Round Up of Mac ‘n’ Cheese Restaurants in Tallahassee

The Kearney Center Hosting Drive-in Movie Charity Event on July 31

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: the Kearney Center On July 31, 2020, from 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m., The Kearney Center will be hosting a drive-in movie charity event at Summit East Technology Park, located at 2073 Summit Lake Dr. Hit movie “Jurassic Park” will begin at sunset, or at approximately 9:00 p.m., and tickets cost $50 per carload.  Gates open at 7:00 p.m, and … Continue reading The Kearney Center Hosting Drive-in Movie Charity Event on July 31

6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Markus Spiske April 22 marks Earth Day, and here in Tallahassee, there are plenty of ways to celebrate! Check them out. Opt for a walk — For some, taking a drive through the neighborhood may act as an allowed outing for the day during this time of social distancing. Instead, if able, opt to take a walk around the neighborhood.  … Continue reading 6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Tallahassee

7 Native Florida Plants To Plant in Your Tallahassee Yard

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Andreas This spring, instead of opting to plant exotic or invasive plants, consider planting flowers, shrubs, and trees that are native to Florida—some of which you may already have in your yard! Planting these native plants help support local ecosystems, create habitats for natural life, and ensures that the bugs, birds, insects, and more in Tallahassee will keep coming back … Continue reading 7 Native Florida Plants To Plant in Your Tallahassee Yard

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 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