City of Tallahassee Mayor, John Dailey, on Life, Football Season, and Community

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — There are some things that most know about City of Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey. He was elected the mayor of Tallahassee in 2018, he is a private business owner, and prior to becoming mayor, he served on the Leon County Board of County Commissioners. However, he also has a rescue dog named Lulu, his favorite season in Tallahassee is … Continue reading City of Tallahassee Mayor, John Dailey, on Life, Football Season, and Community

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Shawanda Crooms, Community Beautification and Waste Management Driver

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Shawanda Crooms grew up believing that she could do anything she set her mind to. As the first and only female operations driver with the City of Tallahassee’s Community Beautification and Waste Management Department, she has lived her life that way, accomplishing one goal after another.  “It’s scary to be the first…anything,” Shawanda … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Shawanda Crooms, Community Beautification and Waste Management Driver

Tallahassee Nurseries Hosting Special Month-Long Orchid Sales Event

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Throughout the month of September, local award-winning nursery, Tallahassee Nurseries, will be hosting five specialty orchid growers on site. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the nursery’s annual April orchid show was postponed, but the orchid producers had already grown hundreds of plants for sale at the show. In lieu of the April orchid show, Tallahassee Nurseries will host one grower … Continue reading Tallahassee Nurseries Hosting Special Month-Long Orchid Sales Event

The Seminole Experience Hosting Movie Night at the Ballpark on September 18

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Partnered with Seminole Boosters and Florida State University Athletics, The Seminole Experience will be hosting a movie night event on Friday, September 18, 2020, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The movie night will take place at Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium, located at 403 Stadium Dr, and will stream Marvel’s Black Panther. Gates will open at … Continue reading The Seminole Experience Hosting Movie Night at the Ballpark on September 18

Tallahassee Balloon Festival Further Postponed, Will Take Place in September

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — This year’s Tallahassee Balloon Festival has been further postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. Originally slated to take place on March 20, 2020, and March 21, 2020, the event was then rescheduled to Friday, July 17, 2020, and Saturday, July 18, 2020. Now, the 2-day long festival will take place on September 11, 2020, and September 12, 2020. “We have … Continue reading Tallahassee Balloon Festival Further Postponed, Will Take Place in September

Brian Burnett Chiropractic Announces Rebrand, New Location

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Tallahassee Primary Spine Care On August 3, 2020, Brian Burnett Chiropractic will officially become the Tallahassee Primary Spine Center (TPSC) as the practice expands and transitions to even better serve the citizens of Tallahassee. The Brian Burnett Chiropractic office, currently located at 1844 Fiddler Ct, will operate until August 3, 2020 at their current location, and the new Tallahassee Primary Spine … Continue reading Brian Burnett Chiropractic Announces Rebrand, New Location

Jubilee Orchards Offers Morning Yoga Classes After U-Pick Season

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Jubilee Orchards The u-pick blueberry picking season at Jubilee Orchards may be over, but this local farm, which is located at 12008 Miccosukee Road, still has plenty of fun activities to offer! As of recent, Jubilee Orchards has begun hosting morning yoga classes on their sunny, spacious 50-acre farm. “There is plenty of room to spread out and maintain social distance!” … Continue reading Jubilee Orchards Offers Morning Yoga Classes After U-Pick Season

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

Tallahassee Farmers Market Open Every Saturday Amid COVID-19 Concerns

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Tallahassee Farmers’ Market TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Even amid COVID-19 concerns, the Tallahassee Farmers Market, which is located at 2904 Kerry Forest Pkwy (Cornerstone Presbyterian Church’s parking lot), is open and ready for business every Saturday from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. “We believe our market is an important part of the Tallahassee community’s healthy lifestyle,” the market shared on Facebook.  The market … Continue reading Tallahassee Farmers Market Open Every Saturday Amid COVID-19 Concerns

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