Best of Houston

Got A Smartphone? Get Our Best Of App

You totally trust Houston Press to help you find the best margaritas in town, the best place to watch wildlife in this urban jungle of ours, and the best place to be glad you're alive, right? Now we can help you make the most of 31 other cities, thanks to a new app created by our parent company, Village Voice Media.

The free Best Of app compiles lists from all of The Houston Press's sister Village Voice Media papers, along with other cities like Austin, Chicago and Philadelphia under several categories, including food & drink, arts & entertainment, shops & services and sports & recreation. Check out the glowing review the app got over at Techcrunch. We test-drove it in Austin this weekend and came back a few pounds heavier from all the good-eatin'.

If you have an iPhone, you can download the app or find it in the iTunes Store by searching for "best of." If you don't have an iPhone, don't fret. An Android version is on the way in April, and in the meantime, you can also access the Best Of website on a smartphone or desktop computer.

Check out how the app works in our snazzy video after the jump:

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Shey is an experienced blogger, social media expert and traveler. She studied journalism at Oklahoma State University before working as a full-time reporter for Houston Community Newspapers in 2005. She lived in South Korea for three years, where she worked as a freelancer.
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