The Frankford Gazette
http://frankfordgazette.com Philadelphia’s oldest hyper-local citizen driven news organization.
- 2008 Northeast Times Internet site keeps Frankford in the know
What Hood Is This?
WhatHood is an attempt to crowd-source neighborhood borders.
Curious about whether I could use open data to detect the edges of neighborhood revitalization in Philadelphia, I mapped the change in construction permits over time Source Code on Github
- This Old City’s John Geeting points to the map in talking about rising rents in some Philadelphia neighborhoods
- On WHYY Newsworks
- NBC Philadelphia
- Curbed Philly
- Passyunk Post
- Content on a real estate investor’s forum
Crimes near Septa’s regional rail stations
Inspired to provide another method for Frankford residents to access the Frankford Gazette’s content, I streamed a live RSS feed via a projector onto the 4600 block of Frankford Avenue, the neighborhood’s main street.
Under the direction of Technically Philly. I coded the SMS application that allows users to text message an address and be returned the location nearest them where internet access or computer labs are available. http://technical.ly/philly/connect-philly/