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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.

Recent Work by Ali

Roofing company makes Longmont new headquarters

Roofing company makes Longmont new headquarters

Owner Jeremy Riehl plans to use Columbine Roofing for community involvement
Longmont Local: Dreams realized through home cooking

Longmont Local: Dreams realized through home cooking

Rosario’s Peruvian Restaurant hopes to expand to a larger location or add franchise restaurants to meet the demand for authentic Peruvian food.
Mask up Longmont mission come to an end

Mask up Longmont mission come to an end

The Hidden Treasure 2 made and donated over 52,000 masks
MECO Coffee Collective joins Longmont downtown family

MECO Coffee Collective joins Longmont downtown family

MECO officially opened its doors during Longmont's 150th Anniversary celebration
Welcoming all, pole dancing studio returns to Longmont

Welcoming all, pole dancing studio returns to Longmont

The new fitness studio helps people meet strength and flexibility goals
Longmont Local: Longmont coworking space uses history to inspire the future

Longmont Local: Longmont coworking space uses history to inspire the future

Tucked into one of Longmont's historic buildings, The Times Collaborative wants to be a get away for remote workers.
Longmont Chick-fil-a temporarily closes its doors

Longmont Chick-fil-a temporarily closes its doors

Construction begins on the fast food establishment
Longmont Local: MALDOS Coffee and Boba share's family's love for bubble tea

Longmont Local: MALDOS Coffee and Boba share's family's love for bubble tea

MALDOS introduced the Taiwanese drink to Longmont
Longmont businesses invited to LEADING EDGE

Longmont businesses invited to LEADING EDGE

Startups and early-stage businesses invited to participate in entrepreneurship series
Main Street businesses offer chance to win gift card

Main Street businesses offer chance to win gift card

Twenty businesses participate in "Downtown Longmont Stop, Shop & Stroll"