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

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

U.S. National Weather Service-Tallahassee Offering Virtual Storm Spotter Courses

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: NOAA If you would like to learn how to be a trained storm spotter, this opportunity is for you! This week and next week, the U.S. National Weather Service – Tallahassee will be offering two virtual training sessions to teach participants how to be trained storm spotters for the National Weather Service. One training course will be held … Continue reading U.S. National Weather Service-Tallahassee Offering Virtual Storm Spotter Courses

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

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

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