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Ali Mai

Ali Mai

Ali Mai is freelance writer and photographer, covering business for the Longmont Leader. She writes the weekly column "Longmont Local." Raised in Colorado, Mai has covered stories around the state and has served as an active board member for the Colorado Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalism since 2019.

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ali.mai.journo@gmail.com

Recent Work by Ali

High-end items sold to benefit local charities

High-end items sold to benefit local charities

Fabulous Finds gives back to the community
Longmont Climbing Collective climbs to new heights

Longmont Climbing Collective climbs to new heights

The climbing company hopes to break ground on its 24,000 square foot development designed by Lodestone Design Group at Pinnacle Avenue and Colo 119 in the next few weeks.
Old recipe, new flavor. Landline Doughnuts offers sweet treats

Old recipe, new flavor. Landline Doughnuts offers sweet treats

Vintage decor and the bakery’s 1930s donut recipe using mashed potatoes pay homage to a time long past.
Beauty and health are important to Longmont's newest medical spa

Beauty and health are important to Longmont's newest medical spa

The beauty service business, Lash + Company, opened on Apr. 1, and officially held its opening Thursday afternoon at its 2130 Mountain View suite 208 with a ribbon cutting with the Longmont Chamber of Commerce, giveaways and drinks and snacks.
New Orleans natives bring a taste of home to Longmont

New Orleans natives bring a taste of home to Longmont

Couple hopes to open a sit-down restaurant soon
Nebraskan coffee shop makes Longmont newest home

Nebraskan coffee shop makes Longmont newest home

The coffee shop is the second shop for the Snyder family.
Tales are woven in the fabric of Longmont's Moroccan rug store

Tales are woven in the fabric of Longmont's Moroccan rug store

Women from Morocco think of a story as they weave a rug.
Longmont Liquors watches business and Longmont grow over past decade

Longmont Liquors watches business and Longmont grow over past decade

The local business began on South Main Street at a time when nothing else was around.
Coffee and a smile aren't the only things Que's Espresso offers customers

Coffee and a smile aren't the only things Que's Espresso offers customers

Quesenberry first started in the coffee business when he was in high school.
Celebrating health and wellness for pets, local Longmont business officially opens it doors

Celebrating health and wellness for pets, local Longmont business officially opens it doors

Dee-o-gee celebrates grand opening