There is a really cool web site out there that I stumbled across a few days ago: EveryBlock.com. This really cool web site lets you look at events and places on a “neighborhood” level. You can see all crimes, photos, Craigslist listings, businesses, film locations, etc by entering in a zip code or by choosing a neighborhood. This is a really cool tool – especially if you are thinking about moving into a new neighborhood. This was a great find because it has Chicago as one of it’s pilot cities! I look forward to watching this site grow.

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