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The Ripple Effect: Shop Local This Holiday Season

This post was first published by Advocates for Independent Business (AIB). When you choose locally owned businesses for your shopping, you create a ripple effect. It starts with your own experience, and the benefits that you get from shopping at independent stores,...
We know you’re busy

We know you’re busy

I know you’re busy, but have you had a chance to check out the 400 businesses that accept a Go Local card?  There are so many ways to get rewarded, from 10% OFF your bill to free gifts with purchases every time you show your card at checkout! For the list...

No One Does Summer Like Austin

No One Does Summer Like Austin

No one does summer better than Austin! Barton Springs, cold beverages, misters!  We know how to beat the heat and have a good time.  Whether you’ve been here forever, or just a short while, don’t forget these essential, uniquely Austin experiences: Barton...

Why We do What We do

Why We do What We do

  Cities are changing to become increasingly inhospitable to locally owned businesses. As older buildings get replaced by new development, commercial real estate prices soar, and national chains seek new markets, independent businesses are struggling to find...

Go Local & Give Back

Go Local & Give Back

Home Slice Pizza is all about giving back to the community and we’re thrilled to have them as our newest Give Local partner! Show your Go Local card at checkout and Home Slice will donate 10% of your food purchase to a local cause. Choose from Amala Foundation,...

Spring into May with a knock-your-socks-off cold-brewed coffee or just saunter in with an icy  beer.  Your choice!  You can get either at our most recent Go Local member, Apanas Coffee! Apanas Coffee & Beer 10% OFF (excl. alcohol) with your Go Local card 1007 S...

Earth Day is our Birthday!

Earth Day is our Birthday!

Earth Day is a celebration dear to our hearts.  It’s not only a great reminder that we should live more sustainably, but it’s also our birthday!  Part of our mission at Go Local is to create sustainable, strong communities built around independently owned...