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Saturday night has grown into a full-fledged outdoor movie movement that returns every summer in Seattle. Although the focus has shifted from interesting movies like “The Mysterians” and “The Creature from the Black Lagoon” to mainstream movies and classics like “Star Wars,” “The Princess Bride,” and “The Big Lebowski,” one thing hasn’t changed. Many still […]

Take a Brewery Tour of Seattle

Seattle’s urban microbreweries serve as impromptu indoor parks in the winter and block parties in the summer. Everyone comes to drink beer, and it’s some of the country’s best. But the breweries are also where neighbors gather, children and dogs mingle underfoot, and the smell of the nearest food truck manages to spark hunger any […]

Guide to Seattle-Area Hikes for People Who Don’t Like Hiking

One of the draws to Seattle is that you can go out an hour in any direction and be enveloped by mountains, coastline, or small-town charm. (Read: Just. Plain. Green. And fresh air.) Many Seattleites spend their extra hours in search of a hiking trail to escape the day-to-day city gray, but not all of […]

Supporting Safe Rides During Sunday’s Big Game

The numbers are in and New England wasn’t the only big winner this past Sunday at the Big Game. Football fans across the country made the smart choice to #ThinkAndRide on one of the deadliest nights of the year for DUIs.

UberCHEF: Dine In to Drive Out Hunger

In Boston, Chicago, DC and Seattle we’re teaming up with Kitchensurfing, the online marketplace for chefs, to bring you UberCHEF – on demand professional chefs who arrive at your door and prepare a gourmet meal for you and friends! The best part? This dining experience is guilt-free—every dollar goes back to No Kid Hungry.

Uber Data from Opening Day

How do people use Uber to get to home openers of major sports in major US cities? Using #UberData from the 2013 season, we compare which sports and cities win out in our first ever Uber Sports Index.

#UberDATA for UberKITTENS

One week after #ICanHasUberKITTENS, we reflect on the meows, love, and how catnip-crazy you all went for kitten snuggles.

Mapping a City’s Flow Using #UberData

Some neighborhoods have some kind of “activity gravity” that keeps people within them and using Uber’s data we can quantify and visualize this effect.