Browse Event Lists, Watch Movie Trailers, Make Restaurant Reservations, Get Metro Times and More
Planning your free time in Washington just got a lot easier with The Washington Post's new D.C. Going Out Guide App for iPhone, now available on the App Store. Complete with more than 18,000 D.C.-area restaurants, events, bars and movie listings, the app also features at-a-glance lists of editors' picks and tools to make going out in Washington effortless.
With the Going Out Guide app, users can watch trailers, buy movie tickets or make restaurant reservations directly from their iPhone. The app includes reviews from film critic Ann Hornaday and food critic Tom Sietsema. While on the go, users can also enable GPS to instantly view places nearby, including critically reviewed restaurants, ATMs, and Metro stations. The app includes times for local trains as well.
"The Going Out Guide is already an indispensable resource for Washingtonians who want expert recommendations and listings for what to do in Washington," said Raju Narisetti, Managing Editor, The Washington Post. "For our enhanced iPhone app, we combined our in-depth reviews and entertainment database with usability to create a truly well-rounded, intuitive app for someone who wants to enjoy all that Washington has to offer."
In addition to its on-the-go tools, the app offers "Best Of" lists for the very best places across the D.C. metro area. To help readers who are browsing for ideas, the "What's on Deck" tool offers a selection of handpicked events at a glance. Users can easily share plans with others through text, email, Facebook and Twitter and save favorite venues for quick future reference.
The D.C. Going Out Guide App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
For more information on The Post's suite of mobile products, visit www.washingtonpost.com/mobile.
Mattress Warehouse is the official launch sponsor.
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