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The Long Island Experience In A Box

The Long Island Experience In A Box

It’s now easier than ever before to sample Long Island’s best locally made items without even getting in the car, thanks to locaLI bred, a new business that assembles Long Island-made products into one box that can be shipped anywhere. Created by Theresa Pinelli, of Centerport, and Halie Geller, of Huntington, locaLIbred.com went live at the beginning of October... Read More

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Gift Guide: Shop Local, Gift Local This Holiday Season

Gift Guide: Shop Local, Gift Local This Holiday Season

’Tis the season to give! Not sure what to get your special friend, colleague or loved one? Give the gift that keeps on giving this season by shopping local! When you shop local, you’re making a positive difference by helping small businesses and entrepreneurs thrive and thus the community at large... Read More

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Leaving Corporate and Starting Over: From an Idea to a Business in Under a Year

Leaving Corporate and Starting Over: From an Idea to a Business in Under a Year

I started to see the name “locaLI bred” everywhere; on Instagram, in coffee shops, on Long Island blogs. They became known among the community in what seemed like over night.They had graciously agreed to meet me for this interview at the Huntington Book Revue; a table for three inside the little cafe that has become their favorite place for business meetings and strategizing. Read More

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Holiday Gifting Local

Holiday Gifting Local

This Saturday, November 24th, is Small Business Saturday. Multiple studies show that small businesses reinvest in the local economy at a higher rate than chains do. SO when you shop small at independent, locally-owned businesses … you support your community... Read More

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