Travel: New mashups for the summer holiday season..
BeerMenus New York City:
...This simple NYC Google Maps mashup plots the loctions of over 292 Beer Menus, 1532 Beers and 34 Events to one map. Click any of the pins to reveal each pub or restaurant's full, categorized beer menu, sortable by price!
- TravelWisconsin.com uses Google Maps - The directory tab in each of the site's categories section lets you map all search listings and businesses. A great way to open up a large directory of location-based information!
- A great My Map of Philadelphia things to see and do
- Google Map of US Biodiesel fill-up stations - Helps you find biodiesel fill up points by specific zip code, city or enter two points to find stations along a route! Perfect for the summer roadtrip! Don't forget the recent "Finding Cheap Gas on Google Maps" post to help you find non-biodiesel cheap gas options! :)
- 2itch - 24 hour locations in: LA, NYC and Seattle! - The user-interface, name and application for this mashup is all pretty simple. Double-click anywhere on the map or enter an address to map 24-hour businesses! Quick to use when you need it the most! :)
- Gluten-Free Restaurant Map - Fine Gluten-free eating options in NYC and Boston
- Your Virtual Turnpike - A mashup that uses Google Maps Street View to let you explore an area. Quick links to metro areas and airports.
- RoadTripper - This newly formed mashup is intended to let you map your roadtrips for others to discover.
Crime Maps update:
SpotCrime.com now includes over 100 US Cities:
This Google Maps crime mashup was previously only available for Baltimore. That has definitely changed! SpotCrime has added over 100 cities and several cities have their own Mapplet that you can add directly to your own Google Maps view. Combine real estate mapplets with the SpotCrime city you're in to perform power housing maps search. Engadget's Switched and TechCrunch also recently reviewed SpotCrime.
- Journalistopia's online crime maps directory - Danny Sanchez of Journalistopia brings us an awesome roundup of (mostly US) news sites that are including crime maps mashups.
- 1880 Street Railway Map of the City of Washington - Designed to show the historic street railway lines used in Washington, DC. Blog post with full story and details here..
- Historic Map Works uses Google Maps - A large collection of US historic maps, some of which have GIS data, allowing them to be searched by address or lat/long and mapped using the Google Maps API. The old meets the new.. :)
- Mapping the Cholera Epidemic of 1832 - Detailed blog post from NewYorkology.com about the NY Historical Society mapping this epidemic
- US Women Casualties of Iraq War
Click any of the below labels to read about many more mashups within these topics or browse their categories along the right sidebar..