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

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

Tallahassee’s newest amusement center, District 850, celebrates grand opening

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — District 850, Tallahassee’s newest food and entertainment venue, celebrated their grand opening on Nov. 15. The brand new 40,000 sq. ft. amusement center is located at 2662 Fleischmann Way and features a full bar, restaurant and grill and entertainment center. District 850 is open to all ages and offers something for everyone. The entertainment side of the venue features … Continue reading Tallahassee’s newest amusement center, District 850, celebrates grand opening

Bannerman Crossings seeing uptick in loitering, implementing new policies for safety of patrons

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Recently, Northside Tallahassee shopping center, Bannerman Crossings, located at 3425 Bannerman Rd, has experienced loitering issues which that caused a several incidents regarding safety of patrons. “Over the past several months we have experienced a substantial increase in the number of young teenagers roaming the Center without adult supervision,” Bannerman Crossings stated on their venue Facebook page. “This has … Continue reading Bannerman Crossings seeing uptick in loitering, implementing new policies for safety of patrons

2020 LeMoyne Arts annual holiday show kicking off November 27

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — From Nov. 27-Dec. 24, the annual Lemoyne Holiday Show, presented by Lemoyne Arts, will be on view at 125 N Gadsden St. This year’s theme is “merry, bright, and magical” and will feature local artists’ Christmas and holiday-inspired pieces for purchase. This year’s event will mark the 47th holiday show that Lemoyne Arts has presented. Each year, Lemoyne Arts … Continue reading 2020 LeMoyne Arts annual holiday show kicking off November 27

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Carlos Lyons, commercial building inspector

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Tallahassee’s building industry is booming, and keeping it going is the City of Tallahassee.  In a time when many other communities have slowed down due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City has overcome obstacles by swiftly implementing health and safety protocols to protect employees and contractors, while ensuring beams go … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Carlos Lyons, commercial building inspector

Donut Kingdom Opening Third Location this Wednesday

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Sunday, November 1, locally-owned and operated doughnut and milkshake shop, Donut Kingdom, announced that their third Donut Kingdom location would be opening this coming Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Their newest shop is located at 1989 NE Capital Circle and will open its doors at 6:30 a.m. All who visit the shop on their opening day will receive a … Continue reading Donut Kingdom Opening Third Location this Wednesday

The Seminole Experience Hosting Movie Night at the Ballpark on Nov. 20, Will Feature “Jurassic Park”

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — This month’s Night at the Ballpark event, hosted by Seminole Boosters, Florida State University Athletics, and The Seminole Experience will take place on Friday, November 20, 2020, beginning at 7 p.m. The movie night will take place at Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium, which is located at 403 Stadium Dr, and will feature the 1993 adventure film, “Jurassic Parl.” Gates … Continue reading The Seminole Experience Hosting Movie Night at the Ballpark on Nov. 20, Will Feature “Jurassic Park”

Newest Tallahassee Claire’s Location on Thomasville Road Opening October 31

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Saturday, October 31, 2020, Tallahassee’s newest Claire’s store, located inside of the Thomasville Rd Walmart Supercenter at 5500 Thomasville Rd, will be celebrating their grand opening. The store will be open from 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. and offer ear piercing services along with jewelry and hair accessories for sale. Claire’s is popular for their jewelry and accessories … Continue reading Newest Tallahassee Claire’s Location on Thomasville Road Opening October 31

Friends of Maclay Gardens, Tallahassee Nurseries Collaborate for Virtual Maclay Tour of Gardens

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Due to COVID-19 concerns, the annual May event, Maclay Tour of Gardens, hosted by Friends of Maclay Gardens, was canceled this year. In lieu of the garden tour, Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park and Tallahassee Nurseries have partnered up to highlight one local garden through a 20-minute long virtual tour. In this virtual tour, Tallahassee resident, Scotti Holm, … Continue reading Friends of Maclay Gardens, Tallahassee Nurseries Collaborate for Virtual Maclay Tour of Gardens