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Celebrate Our Locals on Independent Bookstore Day

Perhaps you've heard of Record Store Day, a day in April set aside to call attention to indie record shops around the country, featuring special record releases and live music events. Several of our local record stores have participated in the annual event that grows bigger each year.  Borrowing from that idea, in 2014 California hosted their… Continue reading Celebrate Our Locals on Independent Bookstore Day

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21 Days to Shop Locally (and fill up that book shelf)

Conventional wisdom advises that habits are ingrained after 21 days of repetition. If that theory holds true, then the eat~play~shop local habit requires time and effort to develop. Each month I’ll share “21 Days” of some event, place or organization in the Triangle, enabling (and I mean that in the most positive sense possible) your… Continue reading 21 Days to Shop Locally (and fill up that book shelf)

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{Localista Picks} Sept 11 – 17

It's that time again! Time for this week's "Localista Picks" for your Eat~Play~Shop local consideration. Each week I highlight a few area activities and local businesses you might want to consider fitting into your very busy agenda. So, without further ado, here are the Localista Picks for Wednesday, Sept. 11th -  Tuesday, Sept. 17th: Eat (and… Continue reading {Localista Picks} Sept 11 – 17

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New Feature: Localista Eat~Play~Shop Weekly Picks

In an effort to deliver a more balanced message, I'm trying something new on the blog this week. My goal is to select upcoming events from each corner of the Triangle in each of the Eat~Play~Shop categories. Midweek look for the "Localista Picks" post to highlight a few area activities and local businesses you might… Continue reading New Feature: Localista Eat~Play~Shop Weekly Picks