New Neighborhood Buy/Sell/Trade Website: Krrb

New Neighborhood Buy/Sell/Trade Website: Krrb

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Dec 2, 2010

Thanks to Tina Eisenberg over at Swissmiss, I recently learned about Krrb, a new online website that let's you buy, sell, trade, and give away among your neighbors. It's affectionately being referred to as "the lovechild of Craigslist and Etsy" — an online garage sale, block sale, flea market and local classifieds all rolled into one, and specifically tailored to thrifters, crafters, collectors, designers, artisanal food-makers, and anybody who wants to deal locally.

Completely free to join (yay!), here's how it works:

Krrb is a safe place to buy, sell, trade and give to your neighbors — locally and in-person. Krrb puts you at the center of your stomping grounds and displays all that you and your neighbors have to offer.
  • Set your location (be in as many places as you'd like).
  • See all that your neighbors have to offer (use the radius slider, it's magic!).
  • Post stuff to your own personal corner (here are some ideas).
  • Get to know your neighbors better (it's our mission).
  • It only takes a few seconds to get started! Join for free

When I typed in my Brooklyn address, I got a few pages of wares nearby. A few furniture pieces I'd seen on Craigslist that morning, but there were also vintage items, a few handmade gifts, clothes, tools, appliances. Craigslist has gotten so overrun with spammers and dealers that I find it increasingly difficult and frustrating to navigate, so I'm excited to see what Krrb develops into.

Check it out here.

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