Tallahassee Magazine - July-August 2006

New and Notable

St. Joe Company is spreading its mighty wings southwest of SouthWood.St. Joe Company Busy Making Plans — AgainFirst SouthWood. Now Southside.By Jason DehartSt. Joe Company is spreading its mighty wings southwest of SouthWood with an idea that would put a…

Mind & Body

Eating ourselves into problems‘X’ Marks the Danger SpotWe’re Eating Ourselves into an Array of Health Problems Known as Syndrome X By Triston V. Sanders {mosimage}Walk down any street in Tallahassee and look around. You probably would surmise fairly quickly that…

Flavor

Couple cooks up a 'Florida Bounty'.Culinary CoupleEric and Sandra Jacobs Cook Up A ‘Florida Bounty’ with New CookbookBy Rosanne Dunkelberger with Photography by Nikki RitcherWhile it may be possible in today’s global economy to eat caviar from Russia or Chilean…

Food Bites

A 'test-drive' of menu selections from various restaurantsFood BitesCompiled by Jessica Stasiw and Rosanne Dunkelberger  SANDWICH – Uptown CaféA perennial Uptown favorite, the Greek Garden sandwich is a vegetarian’s delight. A mélange of spinach, cheese and green onions is topped…

Check It Out: Fireplaces

They're headed outdoorsDrawn to the FlamesBy Erica Bailey and Mackenzie Turberville {mosimage}Since the dawn of time, man has been attracted to fire. Once humanity figured out how to bring the flames indoors, one of life’s greatest enjoyments has been curling up…

Economic Development Outlook

A word from Dr. Bill Law   Gaines Street drives educational corridorThe neighborhoods dominated by people who study or work at Florida State, Florida A&M, and Tallahassee Community College have seen generations come and go. The constant is that our institutions…

First Course

Tallahassee's first family of seafoodThe Wharf ReturnsBy Jessica Stasiw{mosimage}After an absence of almost five years, Tallahassee’s first family of seafood is going back to its roots with the opening of The Original Wharf. The Duggar family is bringing back the…

Humor Me

You never forget your first tattooMarked ManStep inside. Hear the buzz. Grit the teeth.By Chuck BeardI felt that something was missing in my life, but what? Financial security? Fulfilling career? Health? Religion? Love?It was a Wednesday morning, about 10:15 a.m.,…

Profile in Care

Taking a closer look at Covenant Hospice. Covenant HospiceCovenant Hospice has a goal: to provide complete care to people who are facing end-of-life issues. Dale Knee, president/CEO of Covenant Hospice, said he believes more people are learning about what services…

The Tea Brief

All about the world-renowned beverageA Brief Introduction to TeaYou can’t write the history of the world without including this humble infusion. By Rosanne Dunkelberger {mosimage}Tea. In the thousands of years people have been drinking it, the refreshing brew has opened trade…

A Few Minutes

Young Jared Hatcher has big plansJared Hatcher: Young Man, Big PlansBusinesses keep this entrepreneurial teen busyBy Tony Bridges{mosimage}Leisure time isn’t a priority for Jared Hatcher.He owns two small businesses in Tallahassee and has plans to one day leverage them into a…

Culture

Bradfordville Blues Club keeps the beatWhere the Nighttime is the Right TimeA Rural Community Keeps the Beat at the Bradfordville Blues Club By Marina BrownAlong the backwoods portions of Leon County where North Florida and South Georgia seem to blend,…

From the Editor

A word from Editor Rosanne Dunkelberger Now Showing on a Computer Screen Near YouBy Rosanne DunkelbergerWhen it comes to modern machinery, I’m of two minds. It’s a techno-schizophrenia perhaps best exemplified by my efforts to make digital recordings on my…

'It' Person

Sharon Liggett, TACVB PresidentSharon Liggett: Promoting Tallahassee By Erica Bailey {mosimage}For Sharon Liggett, promoting Tallahassee is something that comes naturally. Although not a Tallahassee native, Liggett came here to earn a master’s degree from Florida State University and fell in…

Mind & Body

Help with managing menopause.Working with NatureIs Hormone Replacement Therapy in Your Future?By Triston V. Sanders {mosimage}Hot flashes. Night sweats. Insomnia. Mood swings. Anxiety. Irritability. Low energy. Memory problems. Vaginal dryness. Low libido. With all of the conflicting information in the media,…

Editor’s Choice

Lon Fellenz goes the extra milePar for the CourseTraveling All Over the World is Just Part of the Job for Golf Tournament Organizer Lon FellenzBy Tony BridgesLon Fellenz is one of those guys who goes the extra mile for his…

Culture: Sacred Music

A Middle Eastern Musical TourSacred Music in the Holy LandBy Marjorie Menzel No one from Tallahassee would think it odd that popular local chanteuse Pam Laws got some folks to sing along with her.  But Mormons? On a bus touring the…

Challenges Ahead

What's in store for the future of Gaines Street?If You 'Vision’ It, Will They Build?By Jason DehartOK, you want to take an existing two-way, four-lane road and turn it into a two-way, two-lane road with on-street parking and other amenities.…

Leaving a Legacy

Some of the major local foundations and the options they offer to donors.  Community Foundation of North Florida222-2899  |  www.cfnf.org • Requires a minimum of $5,000 to start.• Accepts a wide variety of assets to start a fund, including complicated…