FSU Hosts Virtual International Coffee Hour Every Friday

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Nathan Dumlao Summer session at Florida State University is being held online, but so are many of their student activities! The FSU Center for Global Engagement is now hosting their weekly International Coffee Hour virtually. The past few semesters, on Fridays from 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., students, faculty, and staff at Florida State University have had the opportunity to experience coffee … Continue reading FSU Hosts Virtual International Coffee Hour Every Friday

Gulf Specimen Marine Lab Hosting Beach Exploration Tours in June

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Sahra Peterson The Gulf Specimen Marine Lab, located at 222 Clark Dr in Panacea, FL, will be hosting 2 beach exploration tours in June. One will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020, and the other on Saturday, June 20, 2020, both beginning at 9:00 a.m. These tours offer attendees a chance to peek at “life usually hidden under the … Continue reading Gulf Specimen Marine Lab Hosting Beach Exploration Tours in June

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

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

Governor’s Park a Hidden Tallahassee Park Gem

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Cristi McKee Nestled away on the side of Blairstone Road, between Park Avenue and Mahan Road, lies Governor’s Park, a hidden Tallahassee park gem. An ideal spot to picnic, fly a kite, take photos, jog, and walk the dogs, Governor’s Park will surprise visitors in the best way possible. Governor’s Park’s dirt parking lot sits underneath the Blairstone Road overpass, … Continue reading Governor’s Park a Hidden Tallahassee Park Gem

5 Tallahassee Nurseries to Check Out

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Tallahassee Nurseries Next time you are looking to spruce up your yard, update your garden, or change your landscape, consider checking out one of Tallahassee’s locally-owned nurseries for all your indoor and outdoor gardening needs! Native Nurseries — Native Nurseries, located at 1661 Centerville Road, is known as “The Store for Nature Lovers.” The locally-owned nursery offers a … Continue reading 5 Tallahassee Nurseries to Check Out

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

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

Leon County Libraries Offering Online Content, Waived Late Fees During Closure

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Leon County On Friday, March 13, 2020, due to concerns regarding the Corona Virus, Leon County Libraries announced that all library branches would be closed until Sunday, March 29, 2020. However, on Saturday, March 14, 2020, they announced that they will offer a special online content and due fee waiver during their closure. While the branches are closed to the … Continue reading Leon County Libraries Offering Online Content, Waived Late Fees During Closure

What You Need to Know About 2020 Early Voting in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Element 5 Digital In-person early voting in Leon County for the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Election begins this Saturday, March 7, 2020! Early voting is when one casts a ballot prior to Election Day at a local location, as designated by the Supervisor of Elections. Concluding on March 15, 2020, there are 10 convenient locations across Tallahassee, Leon County, and … Continue reading What You Need to Know About 2020 Early Voting in Tallahassee