Argonaut Coffee partners with Midtown Reader, Jeri’s Midtown Cafe to open new location

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Locally owned coffee shop, Argonaut Coffee, has launched the “super soft opening” of their new location at 1123 Thomasville Rd in partnership with Midtown Reader and Jeri’s Midtown Cafe. This book store/bar/coffee shop concept, located in the upstairs space at Midtown Reader, will be celebrating their official grand opening within the next few weeks. Three months ago, when the … Continue reading Argonaut Coffee partners with Midtown Reader, Jeri’s Midtown Cafe to open new location

5 Authors from Tallahassee that Need to be on Your Reading List

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Alfons Morales For those who love to read books, there’s nothing more satisfying than knowing the book you’re holding in your hand or on your tablet is written by someone from your own hometown. Here are 5 authors who currently reside in Tallahassee that have quite the collection of novels, short stories, and essays. David Kirby — Currently an English … Continue reading 5 Authors from Tallahassee that Need to be on Your Reading List

Midtown Reader’s Summer Reading Picks

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Patrick Tomasso Book lovers, rejoice! We have some new recommendations from Tallahassee’s very own independent bookstore, Midtown Reader, for what should be up next on your reading list. With the help of bookseller Whitney Gilchrist and Midtown Reader owner Sally Bradshaw, The Tally Wire has created a diverse list of what books are for Tallahassee readers. Here it is. “The … Continue reading Midtown Reader’s Summer Reading Picks

Tallahassee Local to Compete on “Jeopardy!” This Fall

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Mark Starlite This local is a bookseller at independent bookstore Midtown Reader, a PhD candidate in the Creative Writing program at Florida State University, and is currently preparing for her first appearance on “Jeopardy!” this coming fall. Who is it? You guessed it—Tallahassee’s very own Laurel Lathrop! This fall, she will be featured on the timeless American game show “Jeopardy!” … Continue reading Tallahassee Local to Compete on “Jeopardy!” This Fall

Tallahassee’s Local Businesses Need Your Support Now More Than Ever

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Mike Petrucci Since May of this year, Tallahassee has devastatingly lost numerous local businesses after many owners made the decision to close. These establishments consist of restaurants like Paisley Cafe, Merv’s Melt Shop, GrassLands Brewing Company, The Deck Pizza Pub, and the Downtown Ramen Bar. In addition, Gramling’s, Inc., one of Tallahassee’s older family-owned and operated businesses specializing in gardening … Continue reading Tallahassee’s Local Businesses Need Your Support Now More Than Ever