Gail retired to Tallahassee Florida

Retiree Gail McDonald Chose Tallahassee (or did Tallahassee choose her?)

There are many great places to retire in Florida. Here’s why Tallahassee resident Gail McDonald chose to retire in the capital city! I am a true believer in “everything happens for a reason”….My husband Neil and I built our life in South Florida after our marriage in 1996.  Born in Chicago,  my family moved to …

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Briann Wyatt

Choose Tallahassee Celebrates Black History Month!

To celebrate Black History Month, Choose Tallahassee is highlighting Black business owners and esteemed community members who live, work, play and have chosen to stay and make Tallahassee their home.  While it is important to recognize the contributions of African American leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and John Lewis, there are a …

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RealZips business owner Fred Widarsson enjoys a walk through the SouthWood neighborhood in Tallahassee, FL on his lunch break

I Moved My Business to Florida: Here Are 4 Reasons Why I Chose Tallahassee

RealZips business owner Fred Widarsson enjoys a walk through the SouthWood neighborhood in Tallahassee, FL on his lunch break. The community is filled with beautiful live oaks and other foliage, making it the perfect place to take a moment and relax during a busy work day. PC: Fred Widarsson My name is Fredrik Widarsson and …

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1 of Tallahassee's 7 public libraries, the Leroy Collins Main Public Library

Tallahassee Libraries

This December, when it comes to curling up on the couch with a good book or a nostalgic holiday flick, look no further than one of the Tallahassee libraries!  Currently, Tallahassee is home to 7 public libraries: Leroy Collins Leon County Public Library Dr. B.L. Perry, Jr Branch Library Jane G. Sauls Fort Braden Branch …

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Christina Stanton moves from New York to Tallahassee, Florida during Covid-19

From the Big City to a Smaller Community: A Move During COVID-19

When COVID-19 hit, Christina Stanton and her husband decided to move from the Big Apple to the small but vibrant city of Tallahassee, Florida. Here, she details what it was like to move during COVID-19, and why she loves living here. I grew up in Tallahassee in the 70’s and 80’s, graduating from Leon High …

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Domi Station Third Act in Tallahassee

Domi Station Launches Third Act for Local 50+ Residents

Domi Station, Office of Economic Vitality, and AARP Florida launched an exciting new program last week, Third Act! This program gives 50+ doers an opportunity to engage with entrepreneurship in an inclusive environment as founders, mentors, funders or volunteers. Third Act was created to give retirees, Big Bend residents 50+, empty-nesters and other experienced professionals …

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