Why I Chose Tallahassee – Michelle Bono

I first came to Tallahassee for a job interview. I left southwest Virginia in a snowstorm and just a few days later was sitting on the beach at Alligator Point soaking in the rays and sharing a bottle of wine. I called my husband to let him know that even if I didn’t get the […]

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Why I Chose Tallahassee – Jeremy Cohen

My wife and I moved to Tallahassee from Atlanta in 2004, and making the move was one of the hardest decisions we’ve ever made.  We both loved our jobs, had a great circle of friends, lived in a nice condo in Buckhead and took advantage of a lot of the great restaurants & culture Atlanta […]

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Why Tallahassee immediately felt like home to me

For nearly 40 years, I’ve been in love with Tallahassee. I fell in love with its majestic, moss-draped live oaks, its rolling hills, its Southern drawl and its small-town feel with big-city amenities. But what made me feel instantly at home here was a nickel in a cash register. It was 1981.  My wife, Linda […]

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Why I Chose Tallahassee – Jessica Lowe-Minor

Like many transplants to Tallahassee, I moved here to go to school (in my case, FSU), fell in love (with both a specific man and the overall community) and ultimately decided to stay and raise our family (two beautiful little girls, two dogs, one cat and one horse!) here in North Florida. I love the […]

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Entrepreneurship in Tallahassee

I chose Tallahassee because it is a city that wants to see me succeed. And it wants to see you succeed, too. Of the many, many things Tallahassee has to offer, palpable is a collective yearning to see people and efforts prosper. From our coffee houses, coworking spaces, campuses, parks and places of civic engagement, […]

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Tallahassee: The Generous City

I was born and raised in Tallahassee, so there may be some bias in my opinion that Tallahassee is a warm, giving city. However, over the last year I have personally witnessed Tallahassee citizens giving back to their community in some very real ways. Last Christmas, my team and I spent some time “working the […]

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Swing Away at Capital City Country Club

Discover the history and charm of Tallahassee’s original golf club. Tallahassee, Florida has a rich tradition of golf. Among the many clubs and courses that are part of the golfing culture in Tallahassee, Capital City Country Club is the city’s oldest and most historic. Capital City Country Club was founded in 1908 and has served […]

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Chicago couple wins one year of rent-free living in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Most people moving to Tallahassee don’t get a welcome greeting from the mayor himself. But then again, they’re not Glenn and Loujean Nelson. The couple from Chicago are the 2016 winners of the “Why I’d Love to Retire in Tallahassee Contest.” Put on by Choose Tallahassee, the organization grants one lucky […]

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Chicago couple wins Choose Tallahassee contest

Glenn and Loujean Nelson are leaving the Windy City and moving to Tallahassee. Earlier today, the couple was named the winner of the Why I’d Love to Retire in Tallahassee, Florida contest, hosted by Choose Tallahassee, an all-volunteer organization that champions Tallahassee as a retirement city for Baby Boomers. The couple, retired elementary school teachers originally from […]

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Chicago Couple Wins Free Rent In Tallahassee For A Year

A Chicago couple will be moving to Tallahassee with one year’s worth of free rent. They’re the winners of Choose Tallahassee’s “Why I’d Love to Retire in Tallahassee, Florida” Contest. On Skype Wednesday, Glenn and Loujean Nelson said they were drawn to Tallahassee because of the weather, healthcare options and college-town feel. “Tallahassee had more […]

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