3 Tallahassee Fishing Spots to Check Out

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: Brady Rogers Whether you prefer traditional fishing or fly fishing, Tallahassee offers a variety of freshwater lakes all throughout the city to visit and do so at. Check out these 3 Tallahassee fishing spots. Lake Talquin — Lake Talquin is a widespread reservoir, found just west of Tallahassee, that is an ideal spot for boating and fishing. Located … Continue reading 3 Tallahassee Fishing Spots to Check Out

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

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

Governor’s Park a Hidden Tallahassee Park Gem

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Cristi McKee Nestled away on the side of Blairstone Road, between Park Avenue and Mahan Road, lies Governor’s Park, a hidden Tallahassee park gem. An ideal spot to picnic, fly a kite, take photos, jog, and walk the dogs, Governor’s Park will surprise visitors in the best way possible. Governor’s Park’s dirt parking lot sits underneath the Blairstone Road overpass, … Continue reading Governor’s Park a Hidden Tallahassee Park Gem

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

Northside Stage MusicFest 2020 Overview

By Cristi McKee | Photo: The Northside Stage This year’s Northside Stage MusicFest will be kick off Saturday, June 27, 2020, beginning at 12:00 p.m. Hosted on site at the Northside Community Center, located at 8005 Oak Grove Rd, the festival will run until 9:00 that night. The event is free, family-friendly, and is open to all. Featuring masterclasses, performances, workshops, and more, MusicFest 2020 … Continue reading Northside Stage MusicFest 2020 Overview

Red Hills Horse Trials Announces 2020 Horse Trials Dates

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Red Hills Horse Trials On November 5, 2019, Red Hills Horse Trials announced their 2020 International Horse Trials dates. This year’s Trials will run from March 5, 2020-March 8, 2020, at Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park. In 2020, the Trials will be celebrating their 23rd year of Horse Trials. Known as  “one of Tallahassee’s premier family-friendly events,” the Red Hills Horse Trials … Continue reading Red Hills Horse Trials Announces 2020 Horse Trials Dates

A Guide to Birds of Prey in Tallahassee

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Molly Wright You hear them hooting at night, you see them perched on power lines in your neighborhood, you see them soaring over Thomasville Road—but what are they? Several birds of prey and members of their families call Tallahassee their home. Check out this guide to see what they are. Barred Owl Barred Owls are typically found in southern swamps. … Continue reading A Guide to Birds of Prey in Tallahassee