Looking to support local artisans, while saving a buck? Check out a new store that just opened in Aurora at Southlands. The Local sells goods made by local artisans from Aurora, Denver and other nearby cities. (Think of it as a permanent local arts & crafts fair.) Everything is handcrafted or made by a home businesses and reports are the prices are pretty incredible. Items such as jewelry start as low as $5. The store stocks everything from painted signs, jewelry and clothing to food, Colorado-themed gear and furniture. MHOTC reader Kerry says, “It’s a great place to shop for a cheap, yet one-of-a-kind gift, and help support small business in Colorado. Open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 6205 S. Main St., Ste. D-106, Aurora. Thanks to Kerry for sharing this tip with us!