Category Archives: What Is Local?

Local Data: End of EveryBlock and Resources to Code Your Own Projects

I have been reading the many comments (700 and counting as of this blog post) on the EveryBlock farewell blog post and on some of the other articles about EveryBlock.  I am interested in how people use the internet to … 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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Local Beer and Local Community

David Ackley who is the blogger behind The Local Beer Blog wrote a post on Friday titled  – This is What Local is All About.  Ackley’s post highlights another post by a beer blogger Bryan Roth titled – A Few … Continue reading

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Blog of the Day: Local Kitchen

Local Kitchen is a blog that’s all about local eating, local recipes, and supporting the local community through food. Kaela lives in New York’s Hudson Valley and eats locally, sustainably, ethically, and seasonally and writes all about it on her … Continue reading

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I Heart Denver Store Supports the Local Community

The I Heart Denver store in Denver, Colorado supports the local community by only selling local artists and designers work. Whether that be clothing, furniture, jewelry, or coffee mugs, I Heart Denver is a place that is all about giving … Continue reading

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Sonoma DC: Why We Buy Local

Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar in Washington D.C. specializes in preparing delicious, local food and pairing it with the perfect wine. And not to mention, Sonoma also has a terrific, frequently updated blog. Sonoma’s seasonal dishes are rich with fresh … Continue reading

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The Local Hometown Advantage

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Reasons Why You Should Buy Local

LocalFirst posted this inforgraphic on the advantages for the local community and the economy when you buy local. The staff at the greenUpgrader took it to the next level and wrote this list of 10 reasons why you should shop … Continue reading

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What is authentically local?

Check out this new project that has recently launched – AuthenticallyLocal.com. This is a new branding campaign put together by over 30 independent local bloggers to create awareness around homegrown local stories. Check out this great definition of authentically local … Continue reading

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