Tallahassee Magazine - March-April 2007

Campuses at a Crossroads

Accelerated growth drives FSU, FAMU and TCC’s new construction and plans for expansionHigher Education Reaches Even HigherTallahassee’s crossroads of higher learning has reached its own crossroads, but remains entwined with local and regional economic development.By Jason Dehart Mark Bertolami wouldn’t…

Interviewing a Centenarian

Lillian Cox celebrates her 100th birthday and offers a little insight into her long lifeLillian CoxOne Savvy CentenarianFeb. 22, 2007, Lillian Cox turned 100 years old. Three days later, she and 400 guests enjoyed her birthday party at the Woman’s…

Generation Next

As temperatures rise, the kids start heading outdoors – but make sure they apply sunscreen firstSummer Skin Care for KidsTeach your kids to protect their skin while they have fun in the sunBy Ayanna Shields The days are getting longer, the…

On The Move

The Monticello Karting and Motor Club is a go karter’s dreamLadies and Gentlemen, Start Your Engines …The Monticello Karting and Motor Club Provides an Exhilarating Good TimeBy Erica Bailey Floridians are no strangers to racing. Each February, thousands make the…

Historicity

Quincy’s F.P. May house gets a revitalizing facelift to keep this historic landmark aliveQuincy’s ‘New’ F.P. May HouseA Restoration With History in Mind Revisits the Town’s Golden Days  By Edie Ousley When shade tobacco was king, the pastoral town of…

It Happened One Night

While most people are ending their days and turning out the lights, many others are working, playing … and praying. Tallahassee Magazine invites you to get a photographer’s view of the city after dark.It Happened One NightSunlight has faded, and…

From the Editor

A Mother's Day ReflectionMary and Jay’s Mom Speaks: A Mother’s Day ReflectionBy Rosanne Dunkelberger I am most fortunate in my children. My son and daughter are two of my favorite people in the world and, as anybody who has ever read…

From the Publisher

How our teams captured Tallahassee while you were likely sleepingHow It Happened One NightBy Brian RowlandThere is a huge audience of avid fans for “24” – a Fox network show that, throughout the program’s season, covers a 24-hour time period…

The Last Word

Don't forget the sun-and-sun 'essentials' for your next beach tripThe Beach-Trip ChecklistCan’t Forget the Sun-and-Sand ‘Essentials’ By Richard W. O’DonnellThere was a time when Mom would slap together a few peanut butter sandwiches, grab an armful of threadbare towels and…

Big Words Can Be Scary

What You Can Expect When the Doc Says ‘Sigmoidoscopy’What You Should Expect When the Doctor Says ‘Sigmoidoscopy’Hint: It’s More Than Just a 24-Point Scrabble Word By Jason V. Calabrese Truth be told, I’ve never been fond of doctor visits. I treat…

Buyers Wanted

Area real estate professionals are optimistic about the future of home sales in the Forgotten CoastBuyers WantedRealtors and market watchers along the Forgotten Coast expect better times in 2007By Jason DehartLots of real estate is available along the Forgotten Coast.…

The New Faces of Politics

Getting to know Charlie Crist, Bryan Desloge, John Dailey and Jackie PonsThe New Faces of PoliticsHe’s new to the position, but we’re pretty used to seeing Gov. Charlie Crist’s high-contrast looks around Tallahassee. After all, he spent most of his…

A Few Minutes With

Tammy Kuhn, thanks to the Florida Vocational Rehabilitation Program, received hearing aids to improve her quality of lifeTammie KuhnVocational rehabilitation opens a new world of sound – and successBy Robert ZerbeImagine living life without hearing the sound of a leaf…

Show That Fish Who's Boss

Don’t be afraid of cooking fish – here’s a guide to help calm your fearsFear of FishThere is such a thing as a fear of fish. It even has a name – ichthyophobia.By Rosanne DunkelbergerOK, most folks aren’t going to…

Green Guides

Tallahassee Community College’s Wakulla Center is providing classes for Green Guides, ecofriendly tour guidesGreen GuidesExperience Nature with a Green GuideBy Jaclyn Emerick Just a few miles south of the hustle and bustle of downtown Tallahassee exists a unique environment rich with…

Dining

You can learn to appreciate the varieties of cheeses from around the world.Say Cheese!A Wide World of Flavor Awaits the Adventurous PalateBy Raina McLeod and Rosanne DunkelbergerNot just the rubbery, bright orange confection that we drape over burgers and roll…