I have to send a thanks to Esri’s John Nelson @john_m_nelson for the inspiration on this! John recently shared a tutorial that teaches you to create a beautiful “hand drawn” style map of any place of interest for your Dad – a perfect Father’s Day idea! It got me thinking about custom vector basemap styles […]
The NFL draft is here and yes, the Browns have done it once again with the #1 pick – let’s just wait and see how this one pans out! But have you ever wondered, where do the best players in the country come from? Indeed a good question and ideally answered with a map! Enter […]
MarchMadness officially kicked off this week, hopefully your bracket is still alive! You may have gone through the teams and selected your favorites but do you know the players? This awesome map from Esri will help you to get to know them a bit better.
Every February we gather around the TV or in the bar, put back some burgers, wings, nachos and chili, and enjoy what is hopefully a good foot ball game for the title. But you may wonder, which cities have hosted the big game? This fine Story Map shares details of the game and venues that […]
Spring is in the air, blossoms are blooming, Easter eggs have been rounded up by the kids, the Spring conference season for the geogeeks is well under way and ESRIUC is just around the corner (have you booked your room yet??) . Spring also means time for one of America’s biggest sporting events – The […]
The possibilities of uses for the awesome Story Map technology seem endless! Case in point, this past week the Houston Chronicle (@HoustonChron) published a “Super Bowl Celebrity watch” map. The map encouraged people who had a celebrity sighting in Houston during Super Bowl week festivities to share a photo on the map – very clever!
Sadly, baseball season has come to an end (yup, and yours truly is indeed a huge ball fan and a little lost today with the end of the MLB season) and WOW, did the season end on a high note with an Epic win by the Cubs to cap off a dream season. For the […]