The word toboggan is derived from the Algonguian family of Indigenous languages, including Maliseet-Passamaquoddy and Micmac, from terms that referred to a type of sled-like vehicle or tool for pulling things. Today it crosses cultures and is fun for the whole family! Whether you call it tobogganing, sledding or tubing, ‘tis the season for outdoor… Read more
National Popcorn Day is January 19—let’s get poppin’! Have you tried watermelon popcorn? How about bloody mary popcorn? Traditional butter is so passé. Settle in and get ready for a round-up of local businesses reinventing this classic snack! Bookmark our national collection here for 10 local popcorn shops across the USA offering national shipping for their… Read more
Was 2020 a whirlwind of a year or what? Although the pandemic certainly shook things up for everyone in some way, shape, or form, there are definitely things we can do to help us feel lighter and more in control of our environment in 2021. To help kickstart our year, we chatted with Elva, a… Read more
Grand Teton National Park, photo by Trevor H We’re going to let you in on a little secret—winter in the national parks is an incredibly underrated experience. Oh sure, summers have longer days and warmer weather, but in many cases winter offers smaller crowds and a more calm and intimate experience. We’ve combed through the… Read more
Photo by Niki B. via Yelp Give yourself a pat on the back — you made it through the rollercoaster ride that was 2020! While last year was difficult and full of surprises, a few pockets of hope remained. We’re highlighting feel-good community stories that reminded us to stay hopeful, accepting of others, and uplifted throughout… Read more
All aboard, fearless food fanatics and culinary thrill-seekers—it’s time to cruise out of 2020 into a delicious new year. Ahoy! This taste trip is plant-based, so we’ll be leaving the animals off our plates. Yelp’s Vegan Voyage is a tantalizing vegan-focused promotion throughout January and February. We will be featuring—and celebrating with—exceptional vegan-friendly businesses across… Read more
The Tampa Bay Yelp community spends the holidays together. Check out the series that kept us connected while socially distant.
On the evening of December 17, nearly 75 Yelp Baltimore Elites virtually tuned into The 2020 Yelpies – our inaugural end of year award show. The special evening was a celebration of all-things-Baltimore, with Elites cheersing to each other, the local businesses we love (and love to review!), and the new year. Although we couldn’t… Read more