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

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

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

2020 LeMoyne Arts annual holiday show kicking off November 27

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — From Nov. 27-Dec. 24, the annual Lemoyne Holiday Show, presented by Lemoyne Arts, will be on view at 125 N Gadsden St. This year’s theme is “merry, bright, and magical” and will feature local artists’ Christmas and holiday-inspired pieces for purchase. This year’s event will mark the 47th holiday show that Lemoyne Arts has presented. Each year, Lemoyne Arts … Continue reading 2020 LeMoyne Arts annual holiday show kicking off November 27

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Carlos Lyons, commercial building inspector

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Tallahassee’s building industry is booming, and keeping it going is the City of Tallahassee.  In a time when many other communities have slowed down due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City has overcome obstacles by swiftly implementing health and safety protocols to protect employees and contractors, while ensuring beams go … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Carlos Lyons, commercial building inspector

Tallahassee Nurseries Hosting Virtual Artisans in the Garden Events all November

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla — This November, local award-winning nursery, Tallahassee Nurseries will be hosting their annual Artisans in the Garden event virtually. Celebrating its 24th year, this event typically takes place on one day, in-person, but this year will feature vendors online throughout the entire month via Tallahassee Nurseries’ Facebook page. The nursery suggests, “Brew a fresh hot mocha, grab your snuggliest throw, … Continue reading Tallahassee Nurseries Hosting Virtual Artisans in the Garden Events all November

Donut Kingdom Opening Third Location this Wednesday

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Sunday, November 1, locally-owned and operated doughnut and milkshake shop, Donut Kingdom, announced that their third Donut Kingdom location would be opening this coming Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Their newest shop is located at 1989 NE Capital Circle and will open its doors at 6:30 a.m. All who visit the shop on their opening day will receive a … Continue reading Donut Kingdom Opening Third Location this Wednesday

2021 Springtime Tallahassee Scheduled for Saturday, March 27

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Monday, September 14, 2020, Springtime Tallahassee announced that their 2021 Springtime Tallahassee Grand Parade and Jubilee in the Park events would take place on Saturday, March 27, 2021. This year’s Springtime Tallahassee events were canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, so an alternate celebration, Springtime in the Summer, was slated to occur on August 8, 2020. However, … Continue reading 2021 Springtime Tallahassee Scheduled for Saturday, March 27

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