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New Mapping App: EveryBlock Tracks Everything

Introducing EveryBlock, the latest ingenue on the mapping game scene. The idea— and it's a noble one— is that one may search for nabes according to name, address, or zip code; EveryBlock creates a newsfeed of mashed-up data for that 'hood. Recent resto inspections, crime reports, and— get this— Craigslist "Missed Connections" posts are only some of what might find while tooling around the 'hood. Given our recent obsession with North Beach (and EveryBlock's collection of building permit and zoning item agendas) we searched the nabe to some avail: Tonight's Peskin performance comes up zero, but there are a hell of a lot of building permits scattered about the nabe. Hmmm . . .
· EveryBlock SF [EveryBlock]
· Cool New Thing: EveryBlock's Neighborhood Newsfeeds [Curbed]