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“Keep St. Petersburg Local” business alliance launched

Published by Keep St Pete Local on November 21, 2011

A new independent business alliance, "Keep Saint Petersburg Local," was launched this weekend. Its mission will be to provide advocacy, education and support to the locally-owned, independent businesses of Saint Petersburg. It will work closely with the Tampa Independent Business Alliance (TIBA). Read More...

“Shift Your Shopping” Think Local First

Published by Keep St Pete Local on November 21, 2011

It’s been nearly a year since The Localista weekly series started featuring Downtown St. Pete’s local and independent businesses. All along I’ve hoped that by bringing you the stories behind the shop fronts you would feel more connected to these businesses and would be more likely to support them. I wanted to hark back to the day when we knew our Read More...

Businesses want Christmas spending to stay close to ho-ho-home

Published by Keep St Pete Local on November 17, 2011

With the holiday shopping season officially kicking off next week, locally owned businesses want you to keep your dollars here instead of giving them to out-of-town retailers. The Tampa Independent Business Alliance partners with Keep St. Petersburg Local, a new chapter that launches Saturday, to ignite the "Shift Your Shopping" campaign. Read More...

Welcome to Keep St. Petersburg Local!

Published by Keep St Pete Local on November 16, 2011

Think about Saint Petersburg for a moment. Think about all those places that make it vibrant and dynamic, especially those Downtown. What brought a smile to your face? I’ll bet it’s a local business. Nothing beats the human connection that comes from walking into a local shop, being warmly greeted by the owner and turning around to find other locals Read More...

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