Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Michael Rosen, residential building inspector

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla — With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many indoors, homeowners have been using this time to complete long overdue renovation and remodeling projects. Each day, the City of Tallahassee receives hundreds of residential inspection requests. Whether it’s roofing, electrical, mechanical or gas work, it all requires an inspection from the City’s Growth Management department.  Helping … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Michael Rosen, residential building inspector

Tallahassee Farmers Market still being held this Saturday amid Thanksgiving holiday

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla —  Amid the Thanksgiving and Black Friday holidays, the Tallahassee Farmers Market, which is located at 2904 Kerry Forest Pkwy on site at the Cornerstone Presbyterian Church’s parking lot, will be open and ready for business this Saturday from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. featuring a limited variety of vendors. This market offers locally-grown and locally-sourced produce, meat, fruits, baked goods and more each … Continue reading Tallahassee Farmers Market still being held this Saturday amid Thanksgiving holiday

Donald L. Tucker Civic Center hosting Christmas Vacation with the Griswolds, will feature Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Nov. 28, the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center will be hosting “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” stars, Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo, the leading couple of the movie, for a virtual viewing of the classic Christmas movie and Q&A session. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” follows the Griswold family as they navigate the holiday season with their entire extended family … Continue reading Donald L. Tucker Civic Center hosting Christmas Vacation with the Griswolds, will feature Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo

Tallahassee’s newest amusement center, District 850, celebrates grand opening

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — District 850, Tallahassee’s newest food and entertainment venue, celebrated their grand opening on Nov. 15. The brand new 40,000 sq. ft. amusement center is located at 2662 Fleischmann Way and features a full bar, restaurant and grill and entertainment center. District 850 is open to all ages and offers something for everyone. The entertainment side of the venue features … Continue reading Tallahassee’s newest amusement center, District 850, celebrates grand opening

TopGolf Live coming to Doak Campbell Stadium in February 2021

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — From February 11-14, 2021, TopGolf Live, Top Golf’s limited-time pop up event, will be hosted at Florida State University’s Doak Campbell Stadium. Presented by The Seminole Experience, Florida State Seminoles and Seminoles Boosters, this event gives golf fans have a fun, interactive golf experience — without the use of a traditional golf course — in one of Tallahassee’s most beloved … Continue reading TopGolf Live coming to Doak Campbell Stadium in February 2021

Tallahassee’s newest Mediterranean restaurant, Yasou Cafe, celebrates grand opening

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Nov. 3, Tallahassee’s newest Mediterranean restaurant, Yasou Cafe, celebrated their grand opening at at 3551 Blairstone Rd. Suite 101. The new cafe offers “a new adventure coming from the Mediterranean,” and “the real taste of the most famous dishes from the Mediterranean countries in Tallahassee,” according to restaurant owners. Cafe Yasou’s food menu features classic Mediterranean … Continue reading Tallahassee’s newest Mediterranean restaurant, Yasou Cafe, celebrates grand opening

North Florida Carnival Food Fair coming up this weekend

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — From Friday, Nov., to Sunday, Nov. 8, the North Florida Fair will be hosting a carnival food fair in lieu of the annual North Florida Fair. Each day from 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., the carnival will be open on site at the North Florida Fairgrounds located at 441 Paul Russell Rd. This fall’s North Florida Fair event was … Continue reading North Florida Carnival Food Fair coming up this weekend

Friends of Maclay Gardens, Tallahassee Nurseries Collaborate for Virtual Maclay Tour of Gardens

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Due to COVID-19 concerns, the annual May event, Maclay Tour of Gardens, hosted by Friends of Maclay Gardens, was canceled this year. In lieu of the garden tour, Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park and Tallahassee Nurseries have partnered up to highlight one local garden through a 20-minute long virtual tour. In this virtual tour, Tallahassee resident, Scotti Holm, … Continue reading Friends of Maclay Gardens, Tallahassee Nurseries Collaborate for Virtual Maclay Tour of Gardens

5 Locally-Owned Doughnut Spots to Check Out in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Tallahassee and our local communities are home to several locally-owned and operated doughnut spots. Read about them out here. Donut Kingdom — With two locations across town, Donut Kingdom, located at 3813 N Monroe St, is open from 6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m., and 685 W Tennessee St, open from 6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. daily, makes their doughnuts fresh daily. … Continue reading 5 Locally-Owned Doughnut Spots to Check Out in Tallahassee

Morningside Baptist Church Hosting Outdoor Movie Event November 6

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Friday, November 6, 2020, beginning at 6:00 p.m., Morningside Baptist Church will be hosting a community outdoor movie on site at 1560 Pedrick Rd. The Disney Pixar movie, “Up,” will be played at the drive or walk-up event. This community event is open to all, and complementary popcorn, drinks, and candy will be available. The event … Continue reading Morningside Baptist Church Hosting Outdoor Movie Event November 6