- Which places should I follow?
When you follow a block, you'll see messages from around that block and from the neighborhoods and ZIPs that contain it. When you follow a neighborhood, you'll see messages from that neighborhood and the blocks within.
To search for places in Chicago, visit your account page.
- Finding places nearby
Visit this page to see a list of all neighborhoods near the places you already follow. By following more neighborhoods, you'll see a larger collection of local information on your homepage, in your digest and on the app.
- Top Nearby Posts
When you read news on your homepage or on the iOS app, you'll see a few items with the Top Nearby Post label. These are messages and events that were posted outside the bounds of your followed places, but have gotten a lot of attention from neighbors, and which might be of interest to you. If see a post that you're interested in, click the star icon to subscribe; after that, you'll be emailed about all new comments.
You'll also see a collection of the day or week's best nearby posts at the bottom of your digest email.
- Follow or unfollow a place
To remove followed places, you can go directly to the place page and hover over the “following” button. This will allow you to unfollow the place completely or just remove it from your EveryBlock email or homepage.
You can also remove or add places by clicking on the account menu in the top-right corner of the page, and select Followed places.