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Food Truck Thursday

The first food trucks in North American were the chuckwagons of early pioneers. Though the food was just good enough to sustain life, they set the stage for what was to come. Panko fried pork cutlets, wood fired pizzas, chicken ‘n waffles, fried caprese sandwiches can now be found all around Tallahassee in modern day…

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St. Marks Trail

St. Marks Trail is a 20.5 mile paved trail used primarily for biking, walking, running and rollerblading. It runs between downtown Tallahassee and the community of St. Marks. To enjoy the most scenic part of the trail, there’s a parking lot near Capital Circle on Woodville Highway with water fountains, bathrooms and a picnic area….

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Tubing Down the Chipola River

Nothing beats a lazy day on the river with some friends. Just an hour drive west of Tallahassee on I-10 in Marianna is the Chipola River, a popular spot for kayaking, canoeing, swimming and especially tubing. On a recent Saturday afternoon, a bunch of us rented tubes at Bear Paw Adventures at the head of…

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Wakulla Springs

There’s no better place to escape the heat of a Tallahassee summer day than Wakulla Springs. Located in northern Wakulla county, the springs pumps out a whopping 250 million gallons of water per day and is the source of the Wakulla River. Since the water is being fed from a vent 185 feet below the…

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Pops in the Park

Once a year, the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra plays under the stars in Southwood at Central Park Lake. I like this event more for what it’s not than what it is. It’s not pretentious. It’s not just for families. It’s not a snoozefest. The symphony does a great job of mixing classics with tunes you’ll recognize….

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Tallahassee Restaurant Week

A local association of very enlightened restauranteurs decided it was time to stop bucking the trend and have a dining week of their very own. It’s being billed as Capital Cuisine Restaurant Week and includes some of Tallahassee’s top notch dining establishments. If you’ve never been part of a restaurant week, it’s a great time…

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