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2017




Exploring Art and Culture at Railroad Square [VIDEO]


WFSU – Public Media, 16 February 2017

WFSU’s Rebecca Alvis introduces us to a few of the folks at the Railroad Square Art Park in Tallahassee. We find out how the park plays a role in bringing art and culture to our area, while bringing the community together.


2016




Gaines Street Corridor is at a Crossroads [VIDEO]


Tallahassee Democrat, 24 August 2016

“Railroad Square Arts Park is a charming home to art galleries [and] nifty boutiques that would delight any collector, and vintage shops easy to get lost in for hours.”



The Evolution of Railroad Square [VIDEO]


WTXL, 15 July 2016

“The WTXL Road Trip wraps up its week in Leon County with a look at Tallahassee’s Railroad Square. It’s more than just an “art park.” Railroad Square has evolved into a hub for creativity and innovation — and more recently, business.”



Rock Climbing Helps Enthusiasts Grow Stronger Physically and Mentally [VIDEO]


Tallahassee Magazine, July – August edition 2016

“Tallahassee’s Rockies have been brought indoors, unsuspectingly tucked inside a colorfully painted warehouse in Railroad Square. Climbers geared up in harnesses and helmets scale the 35- to 40-foot walls while barely noticing they are inside despite the tunes emitted from speakers. ”



A City in Growth: Tallahassee’s Next Step


FSU News, 3 July 2016

“It’s no surprise that an ambitious urban project like the Cascades Trail Greenway would run through Cascades Park and right alongside Railroad Square, an area that many claim to be one of the most unique sections of the city. Railroad Square itself is a testament to Tallahassee’s culture-in-bloom.”



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.”



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.



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?”


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.



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.



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.



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.



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.


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.



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.



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.


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.



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.



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;


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.


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.


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.


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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