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Monday, June 2, 2014   (0 Comments)
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June. 2, 2014



ST PETERSBURG, Fla. – Be the first to see it: Issue #1, Vol. #1 of Live Local! magazine. On June 12, 2014, LocalShops1 will release Tampa Bay’s premier lifestyle and business magazine at one of the most anticipated social events of the season. Join 100 local luminaries, including First Lady Kerry Kriseman and 10 News investigative journalist Noah Pransky for the champagne toast and unveiling, and receive a complimentary copy of the magazine.

The red carpet event takes place 6-8 pm Thursday, June 12, at Michele Tuegel Contemporary Gallery (320 Central Ave., St. Petersburg) and is catered by Three Birds Tavern in St. Petersburg and I Love Cupcakes in Largo. Business, cocktail or business casual attire is recommended.

The event is free to attend. Your advanced registration is requested: Register Now.

Live Local! magazine is the newest venture of LocalShops1, the area’s most active voice for independent businesses.  It brings expert tips, trends and practical advice from the local businesses, artists and nonprofits that help make Tampa Bay a bright, vibrant community. The semi-annual LocalShops1 magazine, published by KnowHowe, is available in print and digitally and are also featured in all the major social media platforms.

"Live Local! is designed to make your life easier," says Ester Venouziou, LocalShops1 founder. "The magazine is packed with news you can use, including health tips, delicious recipes from local restaurants, gardening lessons and advice for entrepreneurs. Best of all, the tips come from the LOCAL industry experts, those who know what works best here."


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For media inquiries, general information or to learn about being a features writer or photographer, please contact Ester Venouziou at

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About LocalShops1:

LocalShops1 is a coalition of hundreds of independently owned  businesses and tens of thousands of energetic shoppers with the mission of advocating, promoting and offering support services to companies throughout Tampa Bay.  Founded in August 2008, LocalShops1 is the region's most active voice for small businesses.