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

5 Basic Ways to Support the Tallahassee Community Every Day

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Experience Church There are several basic ways to support the Tallahassee community every single day. From shopping local, to taking care of the environment, these simple acts will help the Tallahassee community thrive. Dine at a locally-owned restaurant — Going out for a meal? Opt to try a locally-owned restaurant instead of a chain restaurant. You are sure … Continue reading 5 Basic Ways to Support the Tallahassee Community Every Day

4 Tallahassee Parks to Social Distance At

By Cristi McKee| Photo: Cristi McKee Social distancing doesn’t mean you have to keep indoors! Amid COVID-19 concerns, you can still participate in outside activities at some of Tallahassee’s local, beautiful parks. Here are 4 of them to consider visiting for a reprieve from indoor activities. Governor’s Park — Truly a hidden Tallahassee gem, Governor’s Park is a prime spot for walking, kite flying, biking, … Continue reading 4 Tallahassee Parks to Social Distance At

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

Jon Pardi, Runaway June, Performing Next Month at Doak After Dark

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Doak After Dark On April 18, 2020, starting at approximately 8:30 p.m., a special concert hosted by Doak After Dark will follow the Florida State University Garnet and Gold Spring Game! This year’s Doak After Dark concert will feature country artists Jon Pardi and Runaway June. The concert will take place after the first FSU football game under … Continue reading Jon Pardi, Runaway June, Performing Next Month at Doak After Dark

What You Need to Know About 2020 Early Voting in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Element 5 Digital In-person early voting in Leon County for the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Election begins this Saturday, March 7, 2020! Early voting is when one casts a ballot prior to Election Day at a local location, as designated by the Supervisor of Elections. Concluding on March 15, 2020, there are 10 convenient locations across Tallahassee, Leon County, and … Continue reading What You Need to Know About 2020 Early Voting in Tallahassee

Springtime Tallahassee 2020 Overview

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Springtime Tallahassee Updated March 16, 2020, 4:51 p.m.: Springtime Tallahassee and all of its events are canceled amid Corona Virus concerns. This year’s Springtime Tallahassee events are quickly approaching! Celebrating its 52nd year, Springtime Tallahassee will kick off on Friday, March 27, 2020, and carry through Saturday, March 28, 2020, with the annual Springtime Jubilee in the Park and Springtime … Continue reading Springtime Tallahassee 2020 Overview

Leon County to Host Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event this Saturday

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Leon County Government On Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., you can drop off any household hazardous waste or electronics that you no longer need at the  Leon County Public Works Operations Center. Located at 2280 Miccosukee Rd, this is Leon County’s last collection event of the year.  “During the September, October and November 2019 collection events, 1,243 … Continue reading Leon County to Host Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event this Saturday

How to Score a Summer Internship in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Annie Spratt Summer internships for college students are crucial to learning career skills, building networks, and gaining experience in the field one desires to be in after they graduate. High school students, college students, and recent college-graduate mainly comprise the pool of internship applicants here in Tallahassee. The Tally Wire recently got to speak with several college students here in … Continue reading How to Score a Summer Internship in Tallahassee

What to Consider When Starting a Fitness Journey

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Filip Mroz Fitness journeys are different for everybody. Some reach their ultimate goals within a couple of months of beginning, while others slowly but surely reach their dreams after a year or so. Whatever the schedule, time period, or goals, there are a few crucial things that those embarking on a fitness journey must keep in mind before they start. … Continue reading What to Consider When Starting a Fitness Journey