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August 19, 2008’s Adrian Holovaty profiled in Chicago Tribune

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Andrian Holovaty, the founder of web 2.0 startup, was profiled in this weekend’s Chicago Tribune along with his fascinating local/neighborhood exploration tool EveryBlock:

The action, though, around is hot and heavy. A means of painting a portrait of your own neighborhood by delving into the site’s constantly updated databases-crimes, housing inspections, news stories and many more-it’s got big media companies vying to partner up and the tech community heralding its achievement.

Yet when it began in January, the site staged none of those extravagant Internet launch parties designed to herald its arrival and, one suspects, to let computer geeks impress preternaturally buff singles with all the money their industry attracts.

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