Just a few years ago, the web presence of New Times
was the digital equivalent of a kid in a bowler hat yelling out the news next to the haberdashery.
Now, we've got a sweet new homepage
, award-winning blogs, and apparently a smart phone app that rocks.
Sure, that sounds like we're using this space for some self promotion. And that's true. But our Best Of app
has gotten some serious love from those who know about these kinds of things.
The app, just for some background, compiles all of the Best Of issues from New Times
and its sister publications across the country
. Open it in major cities across the country and it'll give you the best restaurants, bars, clubs, and everything else nearby.
It works well enough that Apple, which didn't invent the idea of a cell phone application but did make it a three-letter word -- included it in the "App Store Rewind 2011
." Essentially More »