Not sure how I first heard of this neighborhood site, Every Block. I think it was The Corner – the guy who is my supplier for all things new and cool – but I was hit today with a google alert because someone reviewed MBCC. After poking around a bit, I was immediately impressed with the amount of info, the layout and the feel for the site.
So here is what you do . . . type in an address, any address, and Every Block produces a list of things such as: Building Permits, Business Reviews, Crime blotter, etc. It grabs info from all over webland and brings it to your doorstep or eMail or RSS feed, whatever you prefer. While I am not sure that I REALLY want to know how much crime is in my outwardly safe neighborhood, at least I not have the choice not to pay attention 😉