Tallahassee Magazine - July-August 2006

Q & A

Tallahassee's bartender serves 'em upBill Terrell Jr.He Knows ‘What’s Your Pleasure?’Bill Terrell Jr. is part of a liquor legacy. His dad’s father-in-law was a bootlegger on the St. Johns River; his father – Bill Terrell Sr. – ran a local-landmark…

Visit the Beaches of South Walton

A Short Drive from Tallahassee Beaches of South WaltonCelebrate the Sounds of Fall{mosimage} Scattered along the sugar white sands of Florida’s panhandle are the 14 distinctive communities of Beaches of South Walton. Only a short two-hour drive from Tallahassee, each of…

Florida's Next Governor

Tallahassee Magazine meets one-on-one with the candidates to help you make a choice in September’s primary.The Race is OnNorthwest Florida conservative Democrats could determine who sits in the Governor’s officeBy Lance deHaven-SmithThis year’s gubernatorial race will be highly competitive, both…

CSI: Tallahassee

Team relies on hard work, luck Case Closed Never mind CSI. Hard work and luck are still the tools of the crime-scene trade Story by Tony Bridges  |  FDLE Crime Lab Photos by Nikki RitcherDetectives on TV have it good.{mosimage}The…

Chef.y.i.

This month's featured chefIntroducing Todd Gulledge{mosimage}Quick Bite: Executive Chef Anthony’s (Owner Dick Anthony)The Cuisine:Classical Italian and Mediterranean.Business and education background:I was self-taught. I learned most of what I know from Chef Jack Shoupe at The Governor’s Club and Chef Eric…

The Last Word

Confessions of a body builder The Tuna DiariesA Body Builder's Confession{mosimage} By Howell TuckerI’m going to do it. I’m going to get up on stage in a tiny posing suit and compete in a bodybuilding show.I don’t know why it’s called…

In Focus

Taking a quick peek at sneakersSneaker MileageBy Mackenzie Tuberville{mosimage}Running or walking is a healthy and enjoyable form of exercise, but if you aren’t replacing your running shoes often enough, you may be doing yourself more harm than good. Running or…

On The Move

Janie Doolan and Senior FitnessTrimnastic SeniorsJanie Doolan promotes staying fit at 67 – and beyond{mosimage} By Tabitha YangIt’s 9 a.m. on a Wednesday and, although they could be home lingering over a second cup of coffee, the women in Janie Doolan’s…

Historicity

The glorious Seminole season of 1964A Lineman RemembersThe Glorious Seminole Season of 1964 By Jim HuffstodtForty-three thousand exultant football fans bellowed in a thundering chorus as the Seminoles and Gators faced each other in old Doak Campbell stadium. An epic…

Culture

New TSO conductor Miriam BurnsHitting a High NoteConductor Miriam Burns Takes the Baton at the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra{mosimage} By Jason DehartMiriam Burns will tell you point-blank: The act of conducting is more than waving a stick around in time with the…

Habitat

Water Gardens add tranquility.Backyard BurbleWater Gardens Add Tranquility To Suburban Settings By Erica BaileySitting at home on your couch, you probably have seen at least one of those home improvement shows on TV. They tackle many different areas of the…

Letters to the Editor

A few words from our readers  A Tallahassee LegendYour story about “Mary Call Darby Collins” (July-August edition) proves once again that she is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable women of the 20th century. Mary Call has, throughout her life,…

2006 College Football Preview: Schedules

2006 Game Schedules for FSU, UF and FAMU2006 Football ScehdulesFlorida State University 09|04    Miami09|09    Troy09|16    Clemson09|23    Rice10|05    NC State10|14    Duke10|21    Boston College10|28    Maryland11|04    Virginia (Parents Weekend)11|11    Wake Forest11|18    West. Michigan (Homecoming)11|25    FloridaUniversity of Florida 09|02    Southern Miss09|09    UCF09|16    Tennessee09|23    Kentucky09|30    Alabama10|07    LSU…

In the Garden: Century Plants

A botanical thrillOut With a BloomBy Mackenzie Tuberville{mosimage}Tallahassee resident Grace Dansby was treated to a botanical thrill recently when her century plant bloomed. “The thing shot up overnight to about 8 feet tall,” she said. “It’s awesome. It was like…

Mind & Body

Now is the time to ‘Butt Out’Still Smoking?Now is the Time to ‘Butt Out’ Once and for allBy Triston V. SandersSmokers, mark Thursday, Nov. 16, on your calendar. It’s the annual Great American Smokeout – a day without cigarettes –…

What They're Saying

Community leaders comment on the big issues in the South side.“When you think about the big issues in the south side, one is to prevent student housing from migrating into the neighborhoods that are traditionally single-family dwellings . . .…

Lifestyle

The beauty of accessorizingWhen All Else Fails ... ACCESSORIZE{mosimage}When it comes to the finishing touches, bring out the bold in your wardrobe. This year, fashionistas are heralding the arrival of chunky necklaces, chains garnished with Swarovski crystals and the return…

Visit the Emerald Coast

It's Better Here ...Visit the Emerald Coast{mosimage} The Emerald Coast features 24 miles (38 km) of alluring sugar white sands and sparkling emerald green waters, making visitors proclaim: “IT’S BETTER HERE!” Encompassing the southern sea towns of Destin, Fort Walton Beach…

File Transfer

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Atmospheres

This month's feature restaurant MASAA conversation with Chef/Owner Ken Ho{mosimage}The Cuisine:Pan-Asian modern cuisine with a sushi bar.Signature Dishes: Miso-glazed Chilean sea bass, Lucy’s original pork tenderloin, 8-ounce filet mignon with garlic pepper sauce, Dragon Roll and the Sunrise in N.Y.…