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Happy 2016!!

Hello Locals! Happy New Year! It’s been awhile since we had an issue on the street. In the Fall, a few events meant that we had to stop publishing for the time being. The plan had been to at least …

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Summer is still here!!

What a Summer this one has been. Not sure about you but I have loved the Summer of 2015 – my only complaint is that it has absolutely flown by! I often complain of time passing quickly but honestly can’t …

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Fall is in the air!!

Well it took awhile for most of us to come around to Fall this year but we hit the street with our Fall issue just before Thanksgiving weekend when most of us could not stay in denial any longer. Now …

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Slow Spring – enjoy the reading!

Well Spring seems to be taking its time to arrive – at least, Spring is here but the cool weather continues. It seems we are learning to live with less where the thermometer is concerned but at least we are …

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Early Spring Issue is out and about!

Our Green/Good Food issue hit the street yesterday! We managed to get about 1500 out there along Kingston Road and Queen Street – we still need to hit the Danforth where one of our featured stories lives! The Big Carrot …

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New Year/Mind Body Issue Incoming

Hello locals!! We are hitting the street in minutes with the New Year’s Mind Body issue. We hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed pulling it together for you. We are in a race against the rain so …

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Spring & Food Content Week of July 1

Hello Local readers. Thank you for dropping by to visit our website. We have been undergoing a system upgrade so I apologize but I am unable to upload the content for the Good Food and Late Spring issues until next …

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Mind Body issue is mostly uploaded

Hello Locals. We have the Features uploaded for the Mind Body issue and will finish uploading all the one page stories by Monday. Were held up by the slushy weather this week so wanting to take the time to get …

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Weathering the Weather

I thought we had jinxed ourselves when we had to wait four days due to wet weather to get the New Year’s issue out on the street. After all, our lead story is about weather and as much as I …

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Fall Issue is Hitting the Streets and the Site

Hello Local Readers. Well we started getting the Fall issue out today – just in time for the first day of Fall. Unfortunately it started to rain a little earlier than forecast and paper publications and rain are not great …

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Summer Issue Online Content Coming

Hey Local Readers. Hope you’ve found our Summer Issue. We started putting it out yesterday and will be continuing our distribution of it today so keep your eyes open. It’s a great issue with tons of fun stories for summer …

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Butterfly Story Details Coming Soon!!!

Hi Local Readers – for those of you looking for the details about the Butterfly story – ie. the detailed lists regarding what various butterflies like to eat and what butterfly larvae like to eat – I’ll have these posted …

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Sports Content Mostly there…

Ola Local readers and in particular blog readers. Just wanted you to know that we are getting there and have the Sports issue half way loaded. Need to do some more work with it all this afternoon and tomorrow, Wednesday …

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Sports Issue Content Coming ASAP

Hey Local Readers. We are out delivering the Sports issue this afternoon and will be loading the Sports Issue Online content over the weekend and into Monday. We will have it all online by end of day Monday. We were …

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My Web Guys Rock!!!!

Wow!!! How cool is it to work on something for months and then to see it in action!!!! I’ll tell you how cool – it’s VERY cool!!!! Relish Interactive, and more specifically Sacha Raposo and Steve Palmer have been working …

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Foiled by Fall!!!

Argh – it had all been going so smoothly. Too smoothly I guess. In publishing, particularly in the last week when the issue heads over to the printer there are many, many, many things that can go wrong; however, once …

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Still Working on Summer Site Content

Hello readers who took the time to visit the site and thought to check the blog – I wonder how many of you there are??? Next issue we’ll know since we’re doing some cool upgrades to the site. Anyway, I …

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Spring Sports Issue Content asap

Hello hello!! We are getting the Spring Sports issue out on the street today and tomorrow in advance of the long weekend. The web content however, is a tad delayed and will be coming throughout next week. We’ll have a …

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Blue Heron Morning

As per usual has been too long since I”ve been here. As per not usual, I saw a blue heron at the Beach this morning – flew right over me. Always so cool to see them in the City and …

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no movers & shakers this issue

Hello there readers. Not sure how many of you will connect these dots but in the issue I’ll be putting out on the street tomorrow – Green for Saint Patrick’s Day – we don’t have our movers & shakers page. …

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Arcade Fire and Inspiration

Listening to Arcade Fire and so proud of what they pulled off at the Grammy’s the other night – and not because I’m surprised or feel that they are at all undeserving of the acclaim they found – but quite …

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Happy Belated New Year!!!

Well hello there. Happy 2011!!!!!!! We are finally about to hit the street with our New Year’s issue and are excited about this one – it has a lot of interesting content in it about people sharing ideas via publishing, …

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Bits and Bites and Bites

My poor computer!!! I’ve filled up its brain and today have to take it to boost its brain. I guess the 8500 photos I have in my iphoto finally proved too much. Or maybe its the photos from the ten …

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Weather Phenomenon

Well, we have made a commitment to more consistent web presence for Fall and from here on in; however, it is Friday September 24th and 30 degrees. So, while the plan for the day had been to upload the web …

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We may be bloggin', but not often enough

Hello Local readers. Thanks for your patience in waiting for the latest blog entry. Life at Local has been exceptionally busy these last few months – we’ve grown in page length by leaps and bounds so have much more content …

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Lions and Tigers and Coyotes!! Oh my!!

So much talk of coyotes this year and today – my own close encounter, or more specifically, my dogs’ close encounter with two of these stunning creatures. And these two that I’ve seen twice now, truly are stunning. They arn’t …

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New Year's Issue is on the Street

Well – we be bloggin, but not as much as we would like. New Year’s resolution where the blog is concerned is to keep it active and interesting. It will be fun – when the issue first gets out there’s …

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We be bloggin'!!!!

Well here I am finally – its been a few months coming and quite honestly, I wish I’d been blogging from day one of conception of the idea, never mind of getting the first issue ready. But that would have …

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