If you run a community-oriented business have you considered a map showing features of interest around your neighborhood? The Google Maps API makes it easy. You can designate items of interest to show, such as:
- Art Galleries
- Coffee Shops
and many, many more. View all the types of places available here.
Here is an example for the main retail district of my city:
There are many things you could do this this. Put your business at the center of the map with a permanent marker and popup, then show points of interest around you. Are you a Bed & Breakfast or Hotel? How about stores and restaurants in walking distance? A coffee shop? Show nearby parks or bookstores. Own rentals or selling a home? Show nearby amenities.