Locals Share the Best of San Francisco

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Photo: Airbnb.com

Big cities mean tons of options, which unfortunately can also mean too many options when you’re pressed to find the best. When you want insight into the top spots a city has to offer, you turn to the locals. So to share the best gems of San Francisco, we’ve assembled the A-team of insiders: some of our favorite Krrb sellers and local bloggers with knowledge on where to go and who to see. Let’s meet the team

Locals Share The Best of Philadelphia

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Big cities mean tons of options, which unfortunately can also mean too many options when you’re pressed to find the best. When you want insight into the top spots a city has to offer, you turn to the locals. So to share the best gems of Philadelphia, we’ve assembled the A-team of insiders: some of our favorite Krrb sellers and local bloggers with knowledge on where to go and who to see. Let’s meet the team

Locals Share the Best of Boston

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Photo: Bostonmagazine.com

Big cities mean tons of options, which unfortunately can also mean too many options when you’re pressed to find the best. When you want insight into the top spots a city has to offer, you turn to the locals. So to share the best gems of Boston, we’ve assembled the A-team of insiders: some of our favorite Krrb sellers and local bloggers with knowledge on where to go and who to see. Let’s meet the team

Locals Share the Best of Dallas

Locals Share the Best of Dallas

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Big cities mean tons of options, which unfortunately can also mean too many options when you’re pressed to find the best. When you want insight into the top spots a city has to offer, you turn to the locals. So to share the best gems of Dallas, we’ve assembled the A-team of insiders: some of our favorite Krrb sellers and local bloggers with knowledge on where to go and who to see. Let’s meet the team

Locals Share The Best of New York City

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Photo: Grayline.com

Big cities mean tons of options, which unfortunately can also mean too many options when you’re pressed to find the best. When you want insight into the top spots a city has to offer, you turn to the locals. So to share the best gems of New York City, we’ve assembled the A-team of insiders: some of our favorite Krrb sellers and local bloggers with knowledge on where to go and who to see. Let’s meet the team

Artist Interpretations of the Political Playground

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It’s the season for political discourse and artists around the nation are making their mark on the campaign trail. Sarah Sole, Jermaine Rogers, Julian Raven and Sabo are all artists that have created works of art in favor of their presidential candidate. Whether the paintings, prints, and posters are for Politician Sanders, Cruz, Clinton, or Trump, the message is clear… vote this November! Keep reading to see how these artists interpreted their support for the Democratic or Republican nominees into a grassroots art campaign

Apps to Help You Experience a City Like a Local

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Photo: Unsplash.com/samuelzeller

When you’re visiting a new city, the best way to go about experiencing it is by doing as the locals would do! Skip the guide books and use these 12 apps to help you get the most out of the city during your visit

Seen and Heard — The Shop Local Makers Edition

Seen and Heard — The Shop Local Makers Edition

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Discovering local makers is one of our favorite things. It’s exciting to explore shops that give a neighborhood it’s flavor and learn more about there influence regionally and globally. These local makers are inspiring us lately

23 Reasons to Have a Staycation in Dallas

23 Reasons to Have a Staycation in Dallas

Spring break is around the corner but you don’t have to pack up to get away. If you’re looking for relaxation or to get invigorated, there is plenty to do in and around Dallas. Take a week and get to know this city again

22 Reasons to Have a Staycation in Philadelphia

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If you’re lucky enough to have some time to enjoy a staycation in the city that you call home, you should use your time wisely and explore as much as you can! While I know you may be tempted to do your favorite things in Philadelphia, take a step back and choose some places and experiences that you’ve yet to uncover. From animal sanctuaries to performance art, get involved in the city of brotherly love like never before

21 Reasons to Have a Staycation in Seattle

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Photo: Treasuretromp.com

You don’t have to wait for summer to hit the West Coast to justify taking a break! When the relaxation bug hits you, take comfort in knowing there’s a ton of entertaining things to do right in your backyard. Nature lovers, art aficionados, kids-at-heart (and regular kids) can all find something fun to do, and we’ve hand-picked our favorites

Alt Use – 10 Cool Projects That Give Urban Places And Personal Spaces A New Lease On Life

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The term “alt use” has become a catchall encompassing all sorts of clever upcycling of everything from tree stumps to discarded airplanes. And if you keep your eyes open, there is no shortage of fantastic projects creating new and inventive uses for the spaces we move through daily, be they the street corner, the laundromat or our homes.

To whet your appetite, we’ve looked around and come up with some wacky and wonderful examples of this growing trend. So check out these ideas and get inspired to do something different and change up your interactions with your everyday places

Profess Your Love — Letterpress Cards for Your Best Friend

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Valentine’s Day isn’t only a time to show your love to a significant other, it’s also a great opportunity to express how much those special friendships mean to you! With all the inside jokes and special bonds you’ve formed with your pals over the years, we know that you want to give them a special card that doesn’t feel mass produced. That’s why we rounded up our favorite local letterpresses across the country for you to shop from this valentine’s season

Get the Look — Valentine’s Day Gifts (for a Steal)!

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Photo: Krrb.com/26916

I have a crazy proposition. This Valentine’s Day, while others are frantically mall-hopping and draining their bank accounts on the same mass-produced (and often overpriced) stuff, you’ll be kicking back with the perfect and affordable gift for your loved one. Before you accuse me of spreading false hope, let me assure you that I’m here to play Cupid…at least in the gift-giving sense.

Now that the Christmas frenzy is long behind us, I’ve rounded up some beautiful gifts from the site that will emerge victorious in the head-to-head battle against splurge items. If nothing here tickles your fancy, be sure to check out Krrb’s curated market of gifts for Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re on the hunt for jewelry or the coziest finds, I’ve got you covered. Let’s get started

Get the Look — A Valentine’s Adventure

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Once a year, relationships from all around the world come together to celebrate love of all kinds on a holiday known as Valentine’s Day. Now regardless if the relationship is romantic or platonic, the standard usually is to share some kind words and a small token of sorts. Remember when Valentine’s Day was just exchanging valentines with fellow classmates? Now flowers, chocolates and a romantic dinner for two is the norm, albeit, boring. For all of my fair weather friends, Valentine’s Day is ripe for an adventure

Dress to Impress This Valentine’s Day

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Photo: Hercampus.com

Valentine’s day is the perfect excuse to get dressed up! Whether you have plans with your significant other, your friends or you’re being daring and going on a first date- there are tons of different ways to dress for the occasion. Even if you are heading to the wine bar with girlfriends to whine about boyfriends past, February 14th is still the perfect day to pull out all the stops and get dolled up

Night on the Town — Great Date Ideas in the City

Night on the Town — Great Date Ideas in Your City

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The formula to romance includes a good dose of excitement. So pass on the tired dinner and a movie routine for something fresh and different. After all, studies show that new experiences bring couples closer together—and isn’t that what we’re after? I’ve rounded up some enticing options for the long Valentine’s Day weekend so you can spend the days in a lovey bliss

How to Make Your Own Shag Rug Out of Old T-Shirts

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Shag rugs were hugely popular in the 1960’s. Next time you watch an old movie, be sure to pay close attention to the room sets—you’re sure to spot a shag rug or two.

They started making a comeback a few years ago, but with lots of improvements. Weaving techniques and fiber content have changed. You no longer need a carpet rake to get the fibers fluffed up! Today’s wall-to-wall shag carpeting is commonly called “frieze.” However, if you’re not ready to replace your old carpeting, try making my version of a retro shag area rug. It’s perfect for the bath or kitchen. No sewing necessary

5 Duos that Mix Friendship and Business

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Photo: Thegraphicsfairy.com

It’s February, the month known for chocolate, heart-shaped candy and love. We’re celebrating a particular kind of love, best friends who love each other so much that they’re united in their enterprise. Sure, some people advise against starting a business with your best friend. It’s kind of like getting married: does the friendship improve the new relationship, or does the new relationship ruin the friendship? Of course, results vary for different people, but these duos found a formula that works. Check out the following ten best friends who work together with no regrets

How To Make an Upcycled Love Bandit Valentine

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Chrissy demonstrates step-by-step instructions on how to create these adorable, little valentines. With construction paper, scissors, glue and a little imagination you can make a love bandit valentine for your special someone. Fill it with candy, love letters and other treats for your sweetheart