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

WAVE Tallahassee Kicks of Sunshine Bag Campaign

Special to The Tally Wire | Photo: WAVE, Inc. Widening Adult Vital Experiences, Inc. (WAVE) has announced its Sunshine Bag campaign in an effort to reach out to our friends in the special needs community. The campaign aims to distribute goodie bags with games and activities for folks to use during this time of social distancing. The Sunshine Bags include a stress ball, a deck … Continue reading WAVE Tallahassee Kicks of Sunshine Bag Campaign

Above Tallahassee Offers Free, Virtual Drone Rides Above Tallahassee Parks

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: City of Tallahassee Have you ever wanted to take a virtual drone ride? Here is your chance!  The City of Tallahassee‘s Above Tallahassee now offers virtual drone rides above Tallahassee parks through aerial view videos of the city’s most beloved recreational spots. On their YouTube channel, you can “See our parks with a new perspective as you take … Continue reading Above Tallahassee Offers Free, Virtual Drone Rides Above Tallahassee Parks

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

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

Live PD and Live Rescue Meet & Greet with the TPD and TFD Scheduled for March 7

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Police Department Attention, local “Live PD” and “Live Rescue” fans: this is your chance to meet your local heroes and TV stars! On Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., you can head over to Cascades Park for a special meet and greet opportunity with the Tallahassee police officers and firefighters featured on the AE hit … Continue reading Live PD and Live Rescue Meet & Greet with the TPD and TFD Scheduled for March 7

St. Marks Wildlife Refuge Day Trip Guide

By Cristi McKee | Photo: St. Marks and St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuges The St. Marks Wildlife Refuge, located just about 25 miles south of Tallahassee, is a wilderness oasis that is close to home and the prime spot for a day trip with family and friends.  St. Marks Wildlife Refuge is actually one of the oldest wildlife refuges in the U.S., and encompasses parts … Continue reading St. Marks Wildlife Refuge Day Trip Guide

Killearn, FSU Maple Street Biscuit Company Now Open Sundays

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Maple Street Biscuit Company On October 11, 2019, Cracker Barrel bought out Maple Street Biscuit Company, and with its new ownership has come, unsurprisingly, several changes. The most recent change to the local breakfast and brunch favorite involves the alteration of restaurant days and hours. The previously Jacksonville, Florida-based “community store” originally operated 6 days a week, giving their employees … Continue reading Killearn, FSU Maple Street Biscuit Company Now Open Sundays