City of Tallahassee Hosting Hurricane Preparedness Webinars May 28 and June 11

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Hurricane Season begins on June 1, 2020, and runs through the end of November of this year. To help residents prepare for this year’s storm season, the City of Tallahassee will be hosting a hurricane preparedness webinar today, May 28, 2020, from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m., and June 11, 2020, at the same time. As part of the … Continue reading City of Tallahassee Hosting Hurricane Preparedness Webinars May 28 and June 11

5 Indoor Plants to Get From Tallahassee Nurseries

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Tallahassee Nurseries Local award-winning nursery, Tallahassee Nurseries, located at 2911 Thomasville Rd, offers not only landscaping services, gifts and gardening tools, and flowers and trees, but also a plethora of indoor houseplants. If you are interested in expanding your indoor garden or beginning one, check out these 5 indoor plants to purchase. Orchids — There are a number of beautiful … Continue reading 5 Indoor Plants to Get From Tallahassee Nurseries

A Guide to Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020 in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Jonas Kaiser National Hurricane Preparedness Week is this week, running from Sunday, May 3, 2020-Saturday, May 9, 2020. The 2020 hurricane season runs from June 1, 2020-November 30, 2020, and now is the time to evaluate your own personal hurricane risk. Here are several things to do to get you and your family and friends ready for the … Continue reading A Guide to Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020 in Tallahassee

4 Tallahassee Museums to Virtually Tour While Social Distancing

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Museum of Florida History While social distancing amid COVID-19 concerns, you can still take tours of museums all across Tallahassee! These 4 local museums now offer virtual tours that you can take from the comfort of your own home.  Mission San Luis — Mission San Luis offers a 360° virtual tour of their entire property alongside a soundtrack that tells … Continue reading 4 Tallahassee Museums to Virtually Tour While Social Distancing

A Guide to Locally-Sourced Mother’s Day Gifts in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Antonio Janeski Mother’s Day, falling on May 10, 2020, is quickly approaching! This year, while you may not be able to shop around in-person for the perfect Mother’s Day gift, there are still plenty of options to find a great locally-made gift! Check out this guide to locally-sourced gifts for mom. A plant or two from a local … Continue reading A Guide to Locally-Sourced Mother’s Day Gifts 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

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

Florida Capital Silverliners Offer Hope to Ugandan Community in Need

By Cristi McKee | Photo courtesy of Kathy Gomer The Silverliners, an international social and philanthropic organization for current and former flight attendants, has officially opened their Tallahassee Chapter, the Florida Capital Silverliners! The Florida Capital Silverliners nurture friendships among flight attendants past and present over social and charitable endeavors in Tallahassee, and each month, they meet and share stories about their time with their … Continue reading Florida Capital Silverliners Offer Hope to Ugandan Community in Need

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