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2016



Rediscover the region with Camp Folks

Tallahassee Democrat, 25 June 2016

Julia Hix, founder and co-owner of Railroad Square’s outdoorsy new outfit Camp Folks, calls herself an “adventure connoisseur.”

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The Best Date Spots in Tallahassee

FSU News, 11 May 2016

You’ve stumbled into a position where you’ve found yourself with a chance to be in a romantically inclined situation with somebody you’re attracted to.

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Home to The Funky and Eclectic

Tallahassee Magazine, March-April 2016

“Where else can you choose between walking, biking, dancing, rock climbing, shopping for unique and local art and goods, eat lunch in a cafe made out of a real railroad caboose, and enjoy a coffee on an outdoor patio or a craft beer at Tallahassee’s largest production brewery facility?”

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2015



No. 11 Most Educated City: Tallahassee, Florida

Forbes, 1 September 2015

Annual events include the Tallahassee Wine and Food Festival, Red Hills Horse Trials and First Friday festivals at Railroad Square.

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Get A Little Culture Without Breaking The Bank

Tallahassee Democrat, 19 August 2015

Here are a few tips about the places to get a little culture and entertainment without overdrawing your checking account:

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Black Dog Cafe Brings Coffee and Community to Railroad Square Art Park

FSU News, 3 June 2015

For the most part cafés are not what they used to be. In the past, cafes were commonly a place for interacting with people and sharing ideas, whether it was about work, family, the community or art.

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Railroad Square Trio Works to Revive the Almost-Lost Art of Letterpress Printing

Tallahassee Magazine, May-June 2015

With a laptop computer and a cheap inkjet printer, it’s possible for anybody to design his or her own business cards, flyers, invitations and more and then print them out in the colors of the rainbow … all on the quick and cheap.

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ArtiGras Brings Bourbon Street to Tallahassee

FSU News, 4 March 2015

You may not be able to make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras this year, but don’t fret. This weekend Bourbon Street is coming to Tallahassee.

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2014



Railroad Square Art Park Began as Sawmill, Lumber Yard

Tallahassee Democrat, 30th May 2014

The Railroad Square Art Park began in 1941 as the McDonnell Lumber Company – with the name McDonnell Drive now affixed to the entrance road to the nine-acre complex off Railroad Avenue.

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Proof Brewing Co. opens in Railroad Square

Tallahassee Democrat, 19 May 2014

On a sunny, breezy afternoon, Proof Brewing Co. got the weekend going with the grand opening of Tallahassee’s first production brewery and a chance for guests to sample the first product.

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Tallahassee Micro-brewery Pours into Railroad Square

WTXL, 15 May 2014

Proof Brewing Company will be opening a full-production and distribution facility in the Railroad Square Art Park.

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2012



Going Vertical

Tallahassee Magazine, November-December 2012

As I walk into an open warehouse, three teenagers are hanging around — literally — clinging to a vertical wall. They’re at Tallahassee Rock Gym, located in Railroad Square.

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A Guide To Florida’s Art Walks

Huffpost Travel, 11 November 2012

Railroad Square Art Park in downtown Tallahassee is a community of artists and craftspeople who live and work in a 10-acre park close to Florida State University and Florida A&M.

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25 Years of Mickee Faust

Tallahassee Magazine, September-October 2012

The yearlong 25th anniversary celebration continues at Railroad Square with the Best of Faust Film & Video on Sept. 29; the Best of Shakespeare & Shakesparody on Oct. 19 and 20 and on Oct. 25, 26 and 27;

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2011



Experience First Friday at Tallahassee’s Railroad Square

YouTube, 6 July 2011

Just a few miles from the downtown, Florida State University and Florida A&M University, Tallahassee’s Railroad Square Art Park is packed with dozens of warehouses-turned-studios, galleries and shops.

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Railroad Square Has Art and More

Examiner.com, 23rd May 2011

In addition to many talented local artists, Railroad Square is home to Peace on Earth Center, which offers free yoga classes, Krank it Up!, a community bike repair shop, the Tallahassee Buddhist Community, the nonprofit Planet Gumbo, the Mickee Faust Clubhouse, and other innovative local businesses.

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2010



Railroad Square Art Park is the Place to Be

Examiner.com, 9th August 2010 

It’s that time of year again when Tallahassee welcomes the students back and it has been a long hot summer without them. Whether you are a returning student or a permanent resident Railroad Square is the place to be with over fifty eight studios and shops to browse.

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2009



History of The Arts in Tallahassee

Tallahassee Magazine, March-April 2009

There was a time in Tallahassee’s not-so-distant past when refrigerator displays of children’s artwork served as the only galleries in town, and the best musical performance most people got to see was their church’s choir singing on a Sunday.

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2007



At Home With Art

Tallahassee Magazine, January-February 2007

When it comes to creating a living space that expresses personal interests, values, prestige and tastes, incorporating original art into your home works wonders to yield a visually stimulating dwelling that’s all your own.

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