Google is testing a new look for the local finder, one that is way more graphical. This was spotted by Sergey Alakov, he posted the screen shots on Twitter. And the truth is, I do like the new look a lot. It looks way richer.
Here is the new look:
Here is the old one:
Google is constantly tweaking their user interface but it seems they are doing a lot more tests on the local side than other fronts.
Forum discussion at Twitter.