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

Big Easy Snowballs, Lucky Goat Coffee partner to create new snowball creation

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Locally-owned shaved ice shop, Big Easy Snowballs, and Lucky Goat Coffee have partnered together to create a new snowball creation: coffee ice. The shaved ice shop began teasing fans about the partnership on their social media pages, saying that they were “cooking up something special.” They held a private party and taste test during the second week of November … Continue reading Big Easy Snowballs, Lucky Goat Coffee partner to create new snowball creation

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

City Walk Urban Mission opening emergency shelter this week, will be only low-threshold emergency shelter in Big Bend

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Local thrift store and outreach center, City Walk Urban Mission, will be opening an emergency shelter on Nov. 20 in response to the growing need for homeless individuals seeking emergency shelter, especially in the upcoming winter months. “God has called us to open our doors to care for those unsheltered in our city,” Renee Miller, City Walk founder and … Continue reading City Walk Urban Mission opening emergency shelter this week, will be only low-threshold emergency shelter in Big Bend

El Cocinero opening new location in Midtown in December

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Within the next few weeks, popular Mexican food restaurant, El Cocinero, will be opening up a new location in Midtown at 1303 Thomasville Road. While a specific date has not been set for their grand opening, the restaurant is planning on opening their doors in early December. As of recent, El Cocinero has been operating out of Liberty Bar … Continue reading El Cocinero opening new location in Midtown in December

The Bark offering take-home vegan/vegetarian Thanksgiving meals

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla — From now until Nov. 22 at 5 p.m., local vegan/vegetarian restaurant, The Bark, located at 507 All Saints St, is offering vegan and vegetarian Thanksgiving meals for pre-order. The Bark serves unique vegan and vegetarian dishes and is offering an extensive Thanksgiving meal menu which two package options this year. Each meal package includes a main course, a house … Continue reading The Bark offering take-home vegan/vegetarian Thanksgiving meals

Following #COVIDWear project, local commercial photographers launch “A Very COVID(wear) Christmas”

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Following their popular #COVIDWear project, local commercial photographers, The Workmans, have announced the sequel to this project just in time for the holidays: A Very COVID(wear) Christmas. Alex and Chelsea Workman, owners of The Workmans, figured that the year has not been normal, so holiday photos and Christmas cards might as well not be, either. The holiday season is … Continue reading Following #COVIDWear project, local commercial photographers launch “A Very COVID(wear) Christmas”

Bannerman Crossings seeing uptick in loitering, implementing new policies for safety of patrons

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Recently, Northside Tallahassee shopping center, Bannerman Crossings, located at 3425 Bannerman Rd, has experienced loitering issues which that caused a several incidents regarding safety of patrons. “Over the past several months we have experienced a substantial increase in the number of young teenagers roaming the Center without adult supervision,” Bannerman Crossings stated on their venue Facebook page. “This has … Continue reading Bannerman Crossings seeing uptick in loitering, implementing new policies for safety of patrons