The Pittsburgh Lenten Fish Fry Map is the brainchild of Hollen Barmer, who has tirelessly dedicated time the past few years to inventorying the rich array of Lenten Fish Fry events that occur every spring in Western Pennsylvania. Again this year, Code for Pittsburgh is helping.
Code for Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh region’s Code for America Brigade, makes the Pittsburgh region a better place through the use of information and technology. Despite the name, we’re not only focused on computer programming! We are a grass-roots organization that works as a civic relationship-builder and is inclusive of different interests, skill-sets, and communities. For more information, head over to www.codeforpgh.com.
The Fish Fry Map is open-source software, meaning that you can see how we made it and, if so inclined, use the source for you own projects. We built it with Bootleaf, an amazing, simple, responsive template for building web mapping applications with Bootstrap 3, Leaflet, and typeahead.js. Open source, MIT licensed, and available on GitHub.
This map and the data and software behind it is maintained entirely by volunteers.
While we try our best to verify all details about Fish Fries, some details may be incomplete. Please check with the Fish Fry venue ahead of time to verify any details that are crucial to you having an enjoyable, fulfilling Fish Fry experience.
If you're interested in helping build the software behind the map, head over to the project repositories and dig in:
If you want to get the data used on this map and use it in your own projects, you have a couple of options: