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Meet The Elite: Veek N.



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Welcome to Meet The Elite, where we let you in on the lives of some of our top community members. 

Today we meet Veek N., a Yelp Elite since '08 with a whopping 247 reviews and counting:  

What has been your favorite Yelp moment? 

Christmas morning 2009. Our house had literally just burned to the ground. As we sat in our neighbor's' living room dazed and covered in soot, members of the Yelp community started arriving with bags and boxes of clothing, food, supplies, and monetary donations. On Christmas morning! It is hard to explain how humbling and beautiful that was, the fact that this crazy Austin Yelp community took time from their own holidays to make sure that we did not feel alone in our tragedy for even one moment.

Why did you start Yelping? 

I was encouraged to participate by Steve B and Jack N back in 2007. They recognized that I was such a shy little wallflower, and if they could only draw me out of my shell I might have an opinion or two.

Best kept secret in Austin? 

Well, if I tell you then they're no longer best kept now, are they? There are still quite a few secrets about Austin and half the fun is discovering them for yourself. But I'll give you one: the service station called "Tuscany on 360" on Capital of Tx Hwy near the Pennybacker bridge is one of my favorites – a most unexpected gas station. That's all I will say. Go discover it!

Want more? Keep up with Veek's tips and tricks at veek.yelp.com!

 

Don't forget to follow Yelp Austin on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

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What does being a Yelp Elite mean? Aside from a sparkly badge that you get to rock with pride on your Yelp profile page, you'll get the opportunity to attend exclusive events, meet yelpers from your community in-person, and discover a variety of local businesses you may not have previously tried. You can read more, and even nominate yourself at yelp.com/elite 

 

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