Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Sabrina Alexander, StarMetro Transit Supervisor

By Sarah Alfano | Special to The Tally Wire For 45 years, StarMetro has served Tallahassee’s residents as the City of Tallahassee’s public transportation system. For 15 of those years, Sabrina Alexander has been one of the roughly 200 StarMetro team members working every day to get Tallahassee residents where they need to go. Her first experience working for the City came through StarMetro’s summer … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Sabrina Alexander, StarMetro Transit Supervisor

Lucky Goat Coffee currently hiring, 4 positions open at Tallahassee locations

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla – If you love coffee and are searching for a job in Tallahassee, you are in luck! Lucky Goat Coffee is currently hiring for four positions at their Tallahassee locations. According to the locally-owned company, taking a job with Lucky Goat will help expand your knowledge of the coffee industry Two barback positions, one marketing assistant and one head barista … Continue reading Lucky Goat Coffee currently hiring, 4 positions open at Tallahassee locations

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Martin Atorresagasti, City Resilience Officer

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire You might not realize it, but every single day, the City of Tallahassee’s Code Enforcement division plays a critical role in protecting the health, safety and welfare of our community. Comprised of 13 staff members, including five Resilience Officers (previously known as Code Enforcement Officers), this division is responsible for ensuring that the 103.5 square miles … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Martin Atorresagasti, City Resilience Officer

Charlie Park, Tallahassee’s newest rooftop bar, to open at Cascades Park this Spring

By The Tally Wire Staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla – Tallahassee’s newest rooftop bar is coming to Cascades Park in early spring of this year. For the Table Hospitality will be opening Charlie Park at the new AC Marriott Hotel at Cascades Park. Charlie Park will serve a sophisticated drink menu featuring floral concoctions, spirits and wines. Charlie Park will also feature a small-plate menu with seasonal … Continue reading Charlie Park, Tallahassee’s newest rooftop bar, to open at Cascades Park this Spring

Madison Social holding second annual Tater Tot Fest

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla – On Jan. 30, from 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Madison Social will be holding their second annual Tater Tot Fest. The Tot Fest, which will be held at Township and Madison Social, offers all-you-can-eat tater tots in the following flavors: Philly Cheesesteak Tots – Prime Ribeye, red peppers, onions, mushrooms, provolone and Cheese Wiz Biscuits and Sausage Gravy Tots – MadSo … Continue reading Madison Social holding second annual Tater Tot Fest

First Turkish restaurant in Tallahassee celebrates grand opening

By The Tally Wire Staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla – Tallahassee’s first Turkish restaurant has officially opened! On Jan. 21, Blue Turkey Restaurant celebrated their grand opening at 524 N Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard. The restaurant, whose chef and co-founder is Dondu Dogru, offers a menu featuring traditional Turkish appetizers, meals and more. Doners, Turkish delight, mezes, wraps, dips and bowls are among menu options. You … Continue reading First Turkish restaurant in Tallahassee celebrates grand opening

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Lesa Vause, City Resilience Officer

“If you know your neighbor, then you can help your neighbor.” That’s the sentiment echoed byCity of Tallahassee Resilience Officer Lesa Vause. As a 15-year veteran employee with the City, Vause connects residents with important programs to help them bring their properties up to code. “My focus as a City Resilience Officer is to serve as a valuable resource coach, connectingtenants, landlords and owners with … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Lesa Vause, City Resilience Officer

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Michael Rosen, residential building inspector

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla — With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many indoors, homeowners have been using this time to complete long overdue renovation and remodeling projects. Each day, the City of Tallahassee receives hundreds of residential inspection requests. Whether it’s roofing, electrical, mechanical or gas work, it all requires an inspection from the City’s Growth Management department.  Helping … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Michael Rosen, residential building inspector

Tallahassee Farmers Market still being held this Saturday amid Thanksgiving holiday

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla —  Amid the Thanksgiving and Black Friday holidays, the Tallahassee Farmers Market, which is located at 2904 Kerry Forest Pkwy on site at the Cornerstone Presbyterian Church’s parking lot, will be open and ready for business this Saturday from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. featuring a limited variety of vendors. This market offers locally-grown and locally-sourced produce, meat, fruits, baked goods and more each … Continue reading Tallahassee Farmers Market still being held this Saturday amid Thanksgiving holiday

Big Easy Snowballs, Lucky Goat Coffee partner to create new snowball creation

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Locally-owned shaved ice shop, Big Easy Snowballs, and Lucky Goat Coffee have partnered together to create a new snowball creation: coffee ice. The shaved ice shop began teasing fans about the partnership on their social media pages, saying that they were “cooking up something special.” They held a private party and taste test during the second week of November … Continue reading Big Easy Snowballs, Lucky Goat Coffee partner to create new snowball creation