Neighborhoods, Quickly Around Town

Yelp Wordmap Shows “Tourists” Right Where You Think They’d Be


And that red blob on Beacon Street between Charles and Arlington is, you guessed it: Cheers.

Yelp, the ubiquitous service and venue review platform, yesterday unveiled Yelp Wordmap, a quirky tool that displays the density of popular (polarizing?) adjectives on city maps by their frequency of use within reviews. Boston is one of 14 cities to be included in Wordmap’s launch (sister site We Love DC can dig into their map too). Visitors and locals alike can draw some quick conclusions on neighborhood characteristics.

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