Category Archives: Supporting Local

Rustbelt Almanac Kickstarter

I’ve been emailing with Noah Purdy who is one of the folks behind Rustbelt Almanac.  Rustbelt Almanac is a new quarterly print magazine about whats is happening in the rustbelt cities now. One of the reasons that BlogLocal exists is … Continue reading

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Hello Neighbor! Finding Local Info After EveryBlock

I just saw on Twitter and then in a few blog posts that the hyperlocal website EveryBlock has closed its doors.  After reading through many of the comments on the post on the EveryBlock blog about the shut down, I wanted to … Continue reading

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A Quick Stop in St. Louis

One of our stops along the way was in St. Louis for lunch with Jeff and Randy Vines – founders and owners of STL Style.  STL Style is a shop that sells all sorts of pro St. Louis t-shirts and … Continue reading

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Support BlogLocal in the Knight News Challenge

BlogLocal has entered the Knight News Challenge and needs your help! The Knight News Challenge is an international contest that supports projects around news and media run by the Knight Foundation. Please check out the BlogLocal entry to the Knight … Continue reading

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Hyperlocal Art Show at Assemble in Pittsburgh

Assemble is a venue that promotes creative connections and learning with art, technology, new media, and sustainability in the local Pittsburgh community. The space at Assemble is a place where locals can gather to engage in hands-on art and technology … Continue reading

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Deck The Halls With Local Gifts

Season’s Greetings from BlogLocal! This holiday season the BlogLocal team is preparing local gift guides with merchandise from small businesses in your area & online and featuring a different Christmas tree ornament each day in December leading up to the … Continue reading

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Affordable and Original Classes: An Interview with Jen From Brooklyn Brainery

Interested in learning how to do Zombie makeup? Want to learn more about Indian condiments or Medieval History? Have no idea where you can actually learn about this stuff? Fear not—Brooklyn Brainery has you covered. Brooklyn Brainery is a community-driven … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Connect to the Local Food Movement Online

Click on over to Mashable here to read about ways to connect to local food online.

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Taking Local Offline at the 4th Annual GLUE Conference

BlogLocal has spent a lot of time writing about online local communities and the fascination with writing about your hometown or place, but last week I had the opportunity to take my online experience with local places offline. The Great … Continue reading

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Supporting Local Independent Booksellers

The increase in sales of eBooks and people’s tendency to now buy their books online hasn’t just affected Borders, it has affected hundreds and hundreds of local book stores across the country. In the day and age of instant accessibility … Continue reading

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