Community parenting site, not localized, as far as I can tell.
Bryan finds out more about what BigLickU, a Roanoke newspaper social networking site for the Facebook set, is up to pre-launch.
Frickin’ awesome high school football site from the Amarillo Globe-News. via AngelaG.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune launches a Drupal-based community site. Actually, it’s hard to tell if this has been launched publicly yet, because the content is a little thin. I’d like to see some more community flavor on the front page. Via WillS.
Steve Yelvington’s three steps to a successful community site: “1. Assemble relevant databases 2. Unlock collective wisdom 3. Provide platforms to facilitate collective conversation”
Must. Download. Curley’s. Brain.
Notes on online community building.
It’s wicked local.
“H2otown.info is a fun news site for people who live in Watertown, MA.”
“New Haven Independent.org is produced in conjunction with the Online Journalism Project, a not-for-profit effort to promote professional-quality “stand-alone” and “hyperlocal” news sites on the Internet.”