Launch: EveryBlock Philadelphia and EveryBlock Charlotte

Today I helped launch EveryBlock in two more cities— Philadelphia and Charlotte. Here’s the blog post on the EveryBlock blog: Two new EveryBlock cities are live.

My role was to find and coordinate the publication of all data in each city. I’m particularly happy with a new data type— Library items. Here’s more:

New library items — We’re experimenting with this fun new data type on EveryBlock Charlotte. If you live near a library, your EveryBlock block/neighborhood page will include books and DVDs that have recently been added to your local library’s collection. It’s a nice reminder of all the interesting items available to you.