Author: Tabitha Yang

Stylish Ideas for Wet-Weather Wear

April showers may bring May flowers, but they also create an opportunity to show off your chic rain gear. Armed with these fashionable and practical coats, boots and umbrellas, you can do as much singin’ and dancin’ in the rain…

The Performing Arts Center Question

Tallahassee’s proposed performing arts center will likely cost $90 million or more in tax dollars. Is it worth it? And will residents have to give up needed infrastructure to pay for it? We present the pros and cons.

1985: Lafayette Vineyards

  Back in 1985, wines from Lafayette Vineyards in Tallahassee were gaining some notable fans, not the least of them Art Smith, a chef at the Florida Governor’s Mansion who later went on to become Oprah Winfrey’s personal chef. Lafayette’s…

1992: Retired But as Busy as Ever

When we first wrote about her in 1992, we mentioned Freddie Groomes’ daily habit of waking up at 5 a.m. for a 5-mile walk around the Florida A&M University track in preparation for the busy day ahead. “It’s a real…