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VISUALIZING SOCIAL ACTIVITY in NEIGHBORHOOD HOTSPOTS
In the age of readily-accessible social data, we need not offer subjective guesses of what spots are worthwhile: the data, itself, objectively illuminates this. How? Consider the spots in the neighborhood with the highest volume of photo uploads: these are either the most frequented or most picturesque spaces -- either way, they are evidently noteworthy. Here, we've amassed the spots with highest volumes of patron-submitted uploads, the hashtags most frequently linked to said uploads, and the single-day spikes in social traffic that unveil when & where the community turns out for street festivals, art fairs, and other anticipated events on the social calendar. Take a look & learn.Download Now Learn More
From Hotspots to Hashtags.
Consider it a crowdsourced city guide. Want to uncover the identity of a neighborhood? Consult what its residents choose to do and speak of: from turning out in droves to Scofflaw or Giant at the Kedzie & Armitage intersection, to lively social media discussion on the perks of the 606..
Welcome to Worthwhile Weekends.
For a touch of personalization, we sat down with a panel of Logan Square locals to see what hidden gems the data missed : be that a pour-over at Gaslight or small plates at Table, Donkey, Stick -- we've handpicked our best-of's, so you can pick a social itinerary with all hits & no misses.