Please notice: the pilot phase of B-Local has ended. While we crunch the data, please continue to shop local and earn Boston Points! We’ll be back with news soon. *Point value may change.

The City of Boston presents

The B-Local
City App

Our new mobile app rewards you for shopping locally with Boston Points, our exclusive local reward system!

An app to be proud of

Connect and do your part

B-Local connects the city, local businesses, and residents and makes Boston stronger, more engaged, and helps our local economy recover.

Unlock our city's hidden secrets

Discover Boston

B-Local is designed to empower community members to shop local and experience your city like never before. It shines a spotlight on the unique stories around the city and awards you with points for supporting local and independent businesses.

How it works

Making an impact is easy

1Experience your city

Discover city stories, events, and join reward offers.


Earn Boston Points when you shop local according to the reward offers.


Shop with your Boston Points at select businesses.

Download and discover reward offers!

Get more information on how it works

Get more information on how it works


Are you a local business owner? Join today!

B-Local helps businesses to attract and engage more customers and increase revenue, while creating a more vibrant and connected Boston.

Good for local business

Boost your business

Get spotted

The app shines a spotlight on your business so locals get to know it.

Reward offers

The app includes reward offers at businesses like yours, so locals can earn Boston Points when they shop.

Accept Boston Points as payment

Your business will be featured as a location where locals can redeem their points.

Join and become a beloved B-Local spot!