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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

Longmont Local: Breakfast isn't the only thing this Longmont-based food truck serves

Longmont Local: Breakfast isn't the only thing this Longmont-based food truck serves

One way Biscuit at Mike’s tries to give back is helping the unhoused community.
Oskar Blues to become part of the Monster Beverage Corporation family

Oskar Blues to become part of the Monster Beverage Corporation family

The sale is predicted to finalize in Q1 2022
Longmont Local: This local thrift store builds community while teaching job skills

Longmont Local: This local thrift store builds community while teaching job skills

Our focus for the store isn't necessarily to make a big profit with our sales
La Momo Maes Bakery changes hands

La Momo Maes Bakery changes hands

La Momo Maes' new owners took over at the beginning of the year.
A Boulder County grant allows Longmont business to focus on reducing packaging waste

A Boulder County grant allows Longmont business to focus on reducing packaging waste

Future Fit Foods, a Longmont startup focused on easy nutritional meals
Longmont Local: Three generations have put personal spin on local gift giving

Longmont Local: Three generations have put personal spin on local gift giving

Longmont Florist has stayed in the Golter family for more than 50 years.
Longmont Local: Longmont's The Inn Between give a hand up

Longmont Local: Longmont's The Inn Between give a hand up

“The end goal is really to find a permanent or sustainable housing situation whether it's subsidized or unsubsidized,” Rakow said.
Longmont Local: Ziggi's grows beyond Longmont but retains local feel

Longmont Local: Ziggi's grows beyond Longmont but retains local feel

The coffee company developed beyond its first shop at Fourth Avenue and Main Street over the last 17 years
Longmont Local: Happy days ahead for new Longmont plant store

Longmont Local: Happy days ahead for new Longmont plant store

The new store, selling home greenery and gifts at 501 Main Street, opened Nov. 6.
Longmont Local: Family among the many precious treasures found at Longmont flea market

Longmont Local: Family among the many precious treasures found at Longmont flea market

Tables to Teacups Indoor Flea Market was born from the love created by the Toohey family.
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