5 Places to Take Visiting Family During Christmas Break in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Florida Historic Capitol Museum If you have visiting family coming to town for Christmas vacation, consider taking them on a tour of the town. Check out these 5 spots to take them in Tallahassee. Dorothy B. Oven Park — This beloved park features a gorgeous display of Christmas lights during the holiday season. Families can enjoy a stroll though a … Continue reading 5 Places to Take Visiting Family During Christmas Break in Tallahassee

5 things to be grateful for in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Our capital city offers welcoming neighbors and friends, beautiful scenery, top-notch schools, fantastic parks and more. This season, consider these five 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 VPK … Continue reading 5 things to be grateful for in Tallahassee

Community Meetings for Future TPD HQ Site Discussion Scheduled

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Hosted by the City of Tallahassee, the Tallahassee Police Department, and Pineview Elementary School, 2 community meetings to discuss the future site of the new Tallahassee Police Department HQ have been scheduled for December 2, 2019, from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m, and December 3, 2019, from  5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. The first meeting will be held at Pineview Elementary … Continue reading Community Meetings for Future TPD HQ Site Discussion Scheduled

Recap of Mayday Parade’s Concert in Tallahassee

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Lexie Pitzen Last weekend, on Sunday, November 3, 2019, Mayday Parade came back home to Tallahassee to play a show at The Moon in celebration of the 10th  anniversary of “Anywhere But Here,” the band’s sophomore album. The band played the album from start to finish, including some songs they had never played live before. Mayday Parade formed in Tallahassee … Continue reading Recap of Mayday Parade’s Concert in Tallahassee

Florida State Pizza Festival Coming to Tallahassee in April 2020

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Thomas Tucker ***Update: The Florida State Pizza Festival has been postponed. Tallahassee pizza lovers, rejoice! On Saturday, April 18, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., local pizza lovers have the chance to experience the “nation’s biggest pizza festival.” This is your chance to have authentic, tasty Italian pizza in the Capital City. Hosted by U.S Pizza Festivals, this event … Continue reading Florida State Pizza Festival Coming to Tallahassee in April 2020

Tallahassee’s First Female Co-Working Space Kicks Off this Week

By Cristi McKee | Photo: wHERk On Monday, August 5, wHERk (pronounced “work”), Tallahassee’s first “coworking space and motivational community” for modern working women hosted their first of many events to inspire and assist Tallahassee women to grow or start their own businesses. Behind the organization is Verlonda Johnson, wHERk’s Chief Integrator Officer, and Anquilla Bellow, their Chief Visionary Officer. Mrs. Bellow has a Bachelor … Continue reading Tallahassee’s First Female Co-Working Space Kicks Off this Week

Discounts College Students Can Get in the Capitol City

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Namaste Yoga The stereotype is true: college students are broke. Between paying for classes, other monthly bills, or just affording bare necessities, it’s hard to keep some money on hand for any fun activities, hobbies, and nights out. So, to make your life a little easier as a college student, here’s a list of some places in Tallahassee that will … Continue reading Discounts College Students Can Get in the Capitol City

Capital City Pedicabs a Tallahassee Tourism Staple

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Capital City Pedicabs The concept of exploring downtown is given a whole new meaning when you take advantage of Tallahassee’s very own Capital City Pedicabs. You can enjoy this completely one-of-a-kind mode of transportation as you sit back in a canvas-covered cab connected to a bicycle with a licensed cyclist biking you around the Capital City. To learn more about … Continue reading Capital City Pedicabs a Tallahassee Tourism Staple

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

More Than a Name: The People Behind Tallahassee’s Establishments

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Tallahassee Arts Tallahassee is home to a variety of buildings, schools, libraries, and other sites honoring some notable figures in our community. Even if we visit these locations frequently,  how many of us actually know the history or significance behind the name of these places? Take a moment to read more about these popular places and who they were named … Continue reading More Than a Name: The People Behind Tallahassee’s Establishments