Ok so further to the roll out of Google Local.. thanks for the share +Lynette Young
Here is some important info.. for peeps on Places already..
*Moving Google Places content into Google+ Local+
If you used Google Places before, you can move your old content into Google+ Local. When you first write reviews or upload photos in Google+ Local, we’ll ask what you want to do with your old reviews and photos. You’ll have two options:
Move all of your content and attribute it to your Google+ name
Keep all or some of your content private
Before you decide, you’ll be prompted to sign in to Google+. You’ll need to sign up for Google+ if you don’t have an account yet. Once you’ve signed up, reload the Google+ Local page to see your profile and sign in. Next you’ll be asked to move your content to Google+.
read more… http://support.google.com/plus/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=2622993
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