Boston’s top trending searches in 2022

What did we google the most this year? 💻

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We’re digging into the top trending searches from 2022.

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Google dropped the Boston area’s top trending searches from 2022 and we’re here to break down the results.

No need to panic unless you didn’t want the Cape Codder + espresso martini to know you’ve been switching up your drink order with a “Dirty Shirley,” which was the top trending recipe of the year.

DYK that Boston’s searches for “gas prices near me” more than doubled compared to last year? Yeah, we know — driving in in the city isn’t cheap, averaging $3.66 per gallon in Suffolk County, according to AAA. The good news is Boston is a very walkable city, with a 83 walkability score.

The area’s top trending animal search was a pallas cat + the top searched music genre was rap.

Let’s take a look at the top 10 trending “near me” searches.

⛽ The pump has taken hold of the top three trending search spots with gas prices near me, cheapest gas near me, and oil prices near me.

👗 Prom dresses near me is in fourth. Have you heard of the the Belle of the Ball program? Anton’s Cleaners and Jordan’s Furniture locations collect dress donations for high school students throughout the Boston area. Collections begin on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023.

🏓 Pickleball near me is serving up the No. 5 spot on our trending list. Boston was one of only two cities that had pickleball as a top trending search. Sign up for a game at PKL or gather your friends for game at one of these local courts, rounded up by Urbnparks.

Itching to know what else your neighbors have been googling? Check out the full list of the Boston’s top 10 trending “near me” searches.

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