FOOD & DRINK
The chance to “bee” the best!
Heather Ainsley ECB Publishing, Inc. In coordination with this year's Farm Tour, GrannyKat's Apiary and Bee Learning Center is hosting a Beehive Painting Contest! Here's everything you need to know! There are currently 12 nucs at the apiary waiting to be painted. A nuc is a special box that starter bee colonies live in until they are ready to be moved over to a bigger hive. Anyone is welcome to take a hive home and paint it, but some rules apply: 1. Contestants/Artists must be 14 years of age or older to participate. 2. You must supply your own paints, GrannyKat's will only provide the boxes. Any paint that is used must be water-based paint only. 3. Only the exterior (outside) of the.
Fostering for four or more
Heather Ainsley ECB Publishing, Inc. For those in Monticello who participate in animal rescue, the story of Betty the bulldog is certainly one to warm the heart. Betty is the newest foster of Monticello resident, Kathy Moody, who took her in on Thursday, Sept. 7, after seeing her posted on the Leon County Humane Society (LCHS) Facebook page, in dire need of a foster. Betty was discovered wandering the roads of Bainbridge, Ga., back in July. Alone and at risk on the streets, local Animal Control officers picked her up and brought her to an animal shelter, where she was given the name “Felicia.” Per standard animal-rescue policy, “Felicia” was placed on a stray hold, in the hopes.
One Leon County restaurant gets perfect score; 5 fail inspection
You can use the database to search by county or by restaurant name. Florida's restaurant owners are not required to post restaurant inspection results where guests can see them. So every week, we provide that information for you. For a complete list of local restaurant inspections, including violations not requiring...
New Exhibit at the Jefferson Arts Gallery
Heather Ainsley ECB Publishing, Inc. On Saturday, Sept. 9, the Jefferson Arts Gallery (JAG) opened up their gallery for the official opening of their September Art Show. This month's show features a partnership with the Jefferson County Humane Society (JCHS), and is called, “For the Love of Animals.” The work displayed in this exhibit features the work of several animal-loving artists, and includes photorealistic paintings as well as more abstract pieces of artwork. A portion of the proceeds gathered during the exhibit duration will be donated to JCHS. The pieces featured in the gallery show depict all kinds of animals, including domestic animals like cats, horses and dogs, and wild.
Florida Civil Rights Museum launches first-in-state website and virtual exhibit
The museum will featuring pioneering leaders of all races who made valuable contributions to the civil rights movement. The nation’s first exclusively virtual civil rights museum will launch this week, with an exhibit featuring trailblazing leaders in Florida’s civil rights history. The Florida Civil Rights Museum will focus...
Hot Tamale spices up Ray Charles’ birthday celebration
For the third consecutive year, Hot Tamale and some of their musician friends will celebrate Ray Charles’ birthday at Haffye Hayes Park, in Greenville, on Saturday, Sept. 23, beginning at 5 p.m. The musicians will be performing every Ray Charles song they know, and everyone is invited to play or sing along.
Hispanic heritage month kicks off in Tallahassee with new art exhibit
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Leon county is celebrating Hispanic heritage month with a new art exhibit at the Leroy Collins Public Library. It's called 'Culture Tallahassee: Together we shine.'. It's a celebration of Hispanic culture, heritage and history through art. The exhibit features artwork from local artists. Jillian Sanchez...