5 Places to Take Visiting Family During Christmas Break in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Florida Historic Capitol Museum If you have visiting family coming to town for Christmas vacation, consider taking them on a tour of the town. Check out these 5 spots to take them in Tallahassee. Dorothy B. Oven Park — This beloved park features a gorgeous display of Christmas lights during the holiday season. Families can enjoy a stroll though a … Continue reading 5 Places to Take Visiting Family During Christmas Break in Tallahassee

5 things to be grateful for in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Our capital city offers welcoming neighbors and friends, beautiful scenery, top-notch schools, fantastic parks and more. This season, consider these five things to be grateful for here in town.  The canopy roads — Our city’s iconic canopy roads is something that many other cities cannot boast of. Our schools — From the college campuses, to our small VPK … Continue reading 5 things to be grateful for in Tallahassee

5 reasons to shop local in Tallahassee this Black Friday

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Black Friday is coming up, and so is the opportunity take advantage of the best deals on toys, clothing and electronics at your favorite stores. While purchasing some items from big box retailers is money-efficient and overall inevitable, you should also consider shopping at locally-owned Tallahassee businesses this Black Friday. Here’s why.  You’re supporting fellow residents of Tallahassee — … Continue reading 5 reasons to shop local in Tallahassee this Black Friday

Where to Celebrate Adopt-a-Dog Month in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — October is Adopt-a-Dog-Month, and here in Tallahassee, there are numerous organizations and shelters around town that facilitate dog adoptions for those who want a furry friend. To celebrate Adopt-a-Dog Month, check out these places that offer dog adoption services.  Big Dog Rescue — Don’t let the name of this organization fool you! Big Dog Rescue has dogs (and cats!) … Continue reading Where to Celebrate Adopt-a-Dog Month in Tallahassee

Round Up of Fall Festival Events in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Blaz Photo Fall is here, and the Tallahassee community is pulling out all the stops this season to celebrate. Check out these fall festival events here in town, and in local communities, to go to this season. Bradfordville Family Festival — Bradfordville First Baptist Church will be hosting their annual Family Festival on October 27, 2019, from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. … Continue reading Round Up of Fall Festival Events in Tallahassee

We All Have a Role to Play: Fundraising Campaign for the Bahamas Stems from Tallahassee

By Abby Cloud | Photo: In early September, Hurricane Dorian became a Category 5 hurricane, just before making landfall in the islands of the Bahamas. In a once-beloved vacation destination for many, the Bahamas is now a land of destruction and debris. The destruction from Hurricane Dorian hits far too close to home as the anniversary of Hurricane Michael approaches, but now, the Bahamas are … Continue reading We All Have a Role to Play: Fundraising Campaign for the Bahamas Stems from Tallahassee

5 Apps Every Tallahassee Resident Should Have

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Did you know that you can pay your City of Tallahassee utility bills, find the local bus schedule, and report electricity outages all from the comfort of your own phone? These apps were created right here in the Capital City with the purpose of helping connect citizens to the local government, utility offices, and more. Check them … Continue reading 5 Apps Every Tallahassee Resident Should Have

6 Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget to Do During Hurricane Prep

By Cristi McKee | Photo: David Mark In the chaos that ensues when a hurricane watch is announced, there are a couple of things that one may forget to do during their hurricane preparation. Stocking up on non-perishable foods, filling up jugs of water, and lining up candles and flashlights are tasks that are essential to do, but these 6 important tasks should not be forgotten … Continue reading 6 Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget to Do During Hurricane Prep

5 Ways to Celebrate International Dog Day in Tallahassee

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Joe Caione Today is International Dog Day, and it is time to celebrate! The holiday is recognized worldwide, but there are several ways to honor the day here in town. Check out these 5 ways to celebrate the day with your furry friend right here in Tallahassee. Grab a treat for your canine at a locally-owned pet shop  — With … Continue reading 5 Ways to Celebrate International Dog Day in Tallahassee

5 Sculptures to See in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Noah Z. Brock Sculpture Tallahassee isn’t known as a creative, art-forward city, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t unique, stunning, and intriguing creative pieces found here. Throughout the city, at museums, in the park, and on the street, there are several sculptures that are must-sees. Jim Gary’s 20th Century Dinosaurs — Located at the Tallahassee Museum, Jim Gary’s 20th Century … Continue reading 5 Sculptures to See in Tallahassee