Walk Score – www.walkscore.com
Walk Score rates properties based on their proximity to local services and businesses, such as schools and restaurants. Each property is rated on a scale from 1 to 100. More detailed information is available in several different categories.
Great Schools – www.greatschools.org
Greatschools rates homes based on the quality and variety of local schools. Both public and private schools are indexed, and each school is rated on several objective (teacher-to-student ratios, test scores, etc.) and subjective (parent reviews) criteria.
Yelp – www.yelp.com
Yelp rates local businesses based on user reviews. Each business is rated on a 5-star system, and reviewers also leave detailed accounts of their experiences with businesses. In addition, Yelp promotes upcoming local events, such as concerts and art shows.
Google News – news.google.com
Google News catalogues news from news outlets, websites, and blogs from around the world. By entering a city or zip code in the search bar, you can read recent local news scraped from around the internet in one convenient place.