In March, Time Out, the global media and leisure brand that helps people explore and experience the best of the city, announced that it would temporarily change its logo to Time In. Such a decision was in support of responsible health policy and in solidarity with the many people across the world in lockdown. Time Out content was adapted for a ‘stay at home’ audience, bringing the city and its culture to the millions of people self isolating and practicing social distancing. Now, as certain countries begin to ease restrictions, local businesses are starting to plan their reopenings in line with new local government health and safety regulations. A brand known for championing city businesses and culture, Time Out this week launched a global Love Local campaign in an effort to help support local restaurants, bars, galleries, live music venues, theatres and clubs that make each city unique.
The mission of the Love Local campaign is to partner with small and independent businesses by lending Time Out’s voice to a range of crucial causes that are fighting to support local food, drink, culture and entertainment businesses in key cities including London, LA, NYC, Chicago, Miami, Montreal, Barcelona, Madrid and Paris as well as Singapore and Hong Kong. A taste of some of the great initiatives being supported include London’s National Time In, Barcelona’s Raise Your Fork, LA’s Arts COVID-19 Relief Fund, Sydney’s Keep Our Venues Alive, and many more, which all aim to keep local food, d