EveryBlock is in the hyper-niche news business.
Don't be misled by the name. EveryBlock doesn't endeavor to tell users what's happening on every block--just their blocks. Users can key in their ZIP codes or street addresses and EveryBlock tells them what's happening in their immediate area. They can learn about local crimes, which businesses have filed for liquor licenses, or whether any nearby streets are closed for construction.
Someone pilfer your laptop? EveryBlock links to lost-and-found Craigslist postings in your area.
EveryBlock offers the kind of information that typically isn't covered in a metropolitan or … Read more