I wrote some code to get comprehensive place listings from Google Maps, and then I also wrote this article about it, and how Robert Ballard's search for the Titanic helped me find restaurants in Chattanooga.
I want to map cool, interesting, and (mostly) scenic places in a region I live and drive around a lot in, and have come to appreciate and love. It happens to host the largest music festival in the USA at the moment. It's kind of a quiet, nice place to explore and relax in (though not as much in the scorching-hot summer). [more inside]
A map of all Chicago recycling drop off locations for residents who live outside of the city's blue cart service zone. The city's website only shows a list of addresses which I found pretty useless. I also set up a mobile version of the site so you can recycle on the go!
I wrote an Internet toy/widget/app to pick out random population centres in the United States. Fun and educational! [more inside]
A tumble log of stuff I find I like on Google Street View. There are some other things thrown in , but that's basically it. [more inside]