Tallahassee Makes CNBC’s List of Top Cities for Quick Summer Getaways

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Sunday, August 16, 2020, CNBC released their list of top cities for quick summer getaways, and our capital city made the cut in their “Top 10 Small Town” category. Ranking as #9 out of the 10-city list, CNBC broke down 40 cities in total for “quickie” trips to take to this summer. While many long, summer vacation plans … Continue reading Tallahassee Makes CNBC’s List of Top Cities for Quick Summer Getaways

City of Tallahassee Parks Holding Fun, Socially-Distanced Outdoor Afterschool Programs

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Aaron Burder The City of Tallahassee Parks will be offering a number of outdoor afterschool programs for children beginning on August 31, 2020. From 2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. every weekday, these fun afterschool programs will be held at the following 7 Tallahassee parks: Jack McLean — 700 Jack Russell Road Jake Gaither — 801 Bragg Drive Lawrence-Gregory — 1115 Dade Street … Continue reading City of Tallahassee Parks Holding Fun, Socially-Distanced Outdoor Afterschool Programs

PRWeek names Tallahassee Native, Maribeth McClenny, “Most Outstanding PR Student” First Runner-Up

By Stephanie Cohen / Special to The Tally Wire | Photo: PRWeek TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Maribeth McClenny, a University of Alabama senior was recently announced first runner-up for PRWeek’s 2020 Outstanding Student, a nationally recognized award. PRWeek’s Outstanding Student Award is sponsored by IBM, and college students from across the nation can participate in the competition. The students are responsible for creating a campaign by themselves, … Continue reading PRWeek names Tallahassee Native, Maribeth McClenny, “Most Outstanding PR Student” First Runner-Up

A Guide to 4 Butterflies Found in Tallahassee

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Richard Lee There are numerous types of butterflies found in the Tallahassee community. Check out this guide to 4 of them! Monarchs — Monarch butterflies, which make their appearance from the months of August to November then from March to June, are commonly seen on milkweed plants in gardens around town. Eastern Tiger Swallowtail — Eastern tiger swallowtails, otherwise referred … Continue reading A Guide to 4 Butterflies Found in Tallahassee

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