Google goes Local
Google now has a neat new tool. Just got to http://local.google.com type in for example pizza+your zip code and check out the results! Click on the little compass that will show up. Try bookstores, restaurants, you name it. Very neat way to find something quickly. You'll get a map to find the place, phone numbers, directions from where you are, etc. Way cool. This would be quite handy if you were on the road traveling. If you're not all that familiar with all the tools Google has , you might want to check out this page. It might surprise you.