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OpenBlock is a web application and RESTful service that allows users
to browse and search their local area for "hyper-local news" - to see
what's going on recently in the immediate geographic area.

For installation instructions and other documentation, see (or the .rst files in the docs/ directory).

For help, you can try the ebcode group:
or look for us in the #openblock IRC channel on

About the Project

OpenBlock began life as the open-source code released by in June 2009.  Originally created by Adrian Holovaty
and the Everyblock team, it is now developed as an open-source (GPL)
project by OpenPlans, at

Funding for the initial creation of Everyblock and the ongoing
development of OpenBlock has been provided by the Knight Foundation
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