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January 31, 2021 | Olga Bof | KSPL News, Events, local, community, support, Community, Localtopia, festival, makers


The 8th Annual LOCALTOPIA, “A Community Celebration of All Things Local,” voted “Best Festival” two years in a row, is ON! This beloved event will showcase *nearly 200* of St. Pete’s fave independent businesses and community organizations. LOCALTOPIA FEATURES 🛍️🎨🚚🍽️🍺🍷🎶: MAKERS & MERCHANTS: Art & Handcrafted Goods, Artisanal + Plant-Based Food & Beverages, Body/Self-Care, Books, […]

April 1, 2020 | Olga Bof | KSPL News, Community

Shop St. Pete *Online*

For nearly a decade we’ve worked hard to Keep St. Pete Local. We’ve helped to make supporting our locally-owned, independent businesses an integral part of St. Pete’s identity.

March 19, 2020 | Olga Bof | Featured Members, Bars, Beer, Local Brews, Craft Beer, Happy Hour

5 at 5 (Support Your Local Bar)

All of our local businesses are struggling right now, but we wanted to do something special for our local bars, which were ordered to close at 5 pm on March 17 for 30 days. We’re heartbroken for the bar owners and their employees. What a devastating blow during these already troubling times! We’d like to keep them in […]

March 19, 2020 | Olga Bof | local, community, coronavirus, support, Community

We're Asking Our Community to Support Local Now More Than Ever

Friends, we get it, everyone is struggling right now – we’re all struggling to do the best thing for ourselves, for our families. How could any of us have prepared for something like this?😪 Our local businesses are struggling too. 💔They’re trying to tackle the biggest crisis they have ever faced. This isn’t a post-hurricane period that lasts a […]

November 23, 2019 | Olga Bof | KSPL News

Welcome to Our New Website

Since KSPL introduced itself to the community on November 19, 2011 (known as "America Unchained Day"), we've sought to honor our past, our legacy businesses, and the pioneers who took incredible risks to start their ventures in our amazing city.

November 23, 2019 | Olga Bof | KSPL News

What does “local” mean to KSPL?

As St. Pete continues to grow and as more businesses open here, we think it is important to define what "local" means to the city's Independent Business Alliance, Keep Saint Petersburg Local (KSPL).

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