Opinion

Doin' the Stand-up Thing

Our staff accountant Jackie Burns, after leaving work one day, decided to drive by the golf course near her home. She stuck her arm out the window to feel the breeze and was startled when her wedding ring flew off.…

Self Expression: It's Your Right

Days after the Parkland, Florida, killings in February, thousands of young people descended on the Old Capitol in Tallahassee to demonstrate and to express their anger and disappointment about our nation’s gun laws and gun culture. Rallying around a hashtag…

Fall Forward

It was the Fourth of July and the sacred music wouldn’t play. Hundreds of runners, cued up at the start line for the annual Firecracker 5K, conducted at Cascades Park, grew agitated — at 8 a.m., it was hot already…

Calling All Readers!

  So, here’s my conundrum… and a request for help from readers. I recently published an article in which I referred to a husband and wife who were in their mid- to late-80s — an amazing couple, engaged in a…

Great Capacity, Boundless Compassion

In this edition of Tallahassee Magazine, we profile two community projects. One is the product of heart. The other is the product of heft. Stories of refugees and their quest to escape oppression and ethnic cleansing have figured prominently in…

Another Perspective

Kaizsa (rhymes with Asia) is a remarkable black woman who somehow simultaneously managed home, motherhood, work, internships and studies on her way to the bachelor’s degree in strategic communication that she collected in May. She is the kind of person…

Women of Influence

Over the past three years, 15 prominent women, all leaders in their fields of endeavor, have honored my wife, Cherie, by agreeing to participate as speakers in the “Day of Dialogue: Women of Interest” series supported by 850 Magazine, hosted…