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

A Guide to State Parks In (or Around) Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Florida State Parks As the capital of Florida, Tallahassee is most known for the government buildings it is home to, like the “old” and “new” capitol buildings, the Florida Supreme Court, and the Florida Department of Education. What many don’t know is that Tallahassee and its surrounding communities are actually home to numerous historical, unique, and expansive state parks. From … Continue reading A Guide to State Parks In (or Around) Tallahassee

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

4 Products That Began in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: DivvyUp With Tallahassee being the capital of Florida and a hotspot for business ventures, it is no surprise that many unique, innovative, and successful products were launched here. Check out this list of 4 products with roots in Tallahassee. Swellcoin — Swellcoin, which was founded in 2017, is a unique loyalty program that helps local businesses in Tallahassee give rewards … Continue reading 4 Products That Began in Tallahassee

How to Score a Summer Internship in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Annie Spratt Summer internships for college students are crucial to learning career skills, building networks, and gaining experience in the field one desires to be in after they graduate. High school students, college students, and recent college-graduate mainly comprise the pool of internship applicants here in Tallahassee. The Tally Wire recently got to speak with several college students here in … Continue reading How to Score a Summer Internship in Tallahassee