Thursday, June 11, 2009

A Tool To Find Your Neighbors That Tweet

The number of people visiting and using Twitter has grown rapidly in the last few months. As more people sign up for Twitter it becomes more useful.

Twitter is enabling everything from better customer service to easier job searches, and is being employed for some extraordinary home uses.

Here is a cool Tweet tool that enable you to connect with people in Katonah. is a local directory of Twitter users. Using this service, I found 23 local twitter user.
Update: Now 50 Local twitter users August 20, 2009
Update: Now 40 Local twitter users July 20. 2009
Update: Now 25 Local twitter Users June 15, 2009

The second most followed local twitter after Martha Stewart (she has 763,902 followers) is W.R. Tish (1,567 followers) a recovering wine critic.

Twitter is great for networking, but also for getting relevant, real-time, local information about things like jobs, news, politics, weather, food, and more.

Happy Tweeting

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

The Eclectic Collector - Nominated For Niche Top Retailer Award 2009

There are many unique shops in Katonah. One is The Eclectic Collector(EC)that has been nominated for Niche Top Retailer Award for 2009.

The EC has a dual mission:

  • Seeks out and supports artists
  • Provides the local community with a resource for unique original works

Karen Benvin Ransom, an associate broker with the Katonah Office of Houlihan Lawrence recently wrote a piece on her EC experience.

<-- Link to Eclectic Collector Site