Restrictions are easing and with that, our favourite local hot spots are coming back to life. Cafes, restaurants, bars, gyms, hairdressers, salons and boutiques—to name just a few—have been doing it tough and they all deserve the extra support right now.
We’ve always been about supporting local, but in the last couple of months, we’ve gone hyperlocal. Last year we were pretty content buying something if it was made in Australia or New Zealand, but since lockdown hit, we’re more passionate than ever about buying from the little guys who live down the road, or at least within a few hours drive.
But how to support them? Well, of course, spend your dollars with them. Buy coffees, buy dinner, buy treats, get your hair done, re-start your gym membership (god knows we need it after all the lockdown baking)... the list goes on. But there’s more you can do without even spending a cent, and one of the easiest ways to do it is to shout out your love for everyone to see—from your Insta accounts. That’s where we come in.
We are so gosh darn excited about supporting our locals that we went and created a bunch of GIFs that are now available in Instagram’s Giphy library. All you need to do is search "Urban List" and then light up your next story about that dope takeaway, your cheeky road trip jam doughnut, or your favourite local creatives.
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