Archive: April 2007

Update on New Home Page

Just wanted to send out an update on our new home page after reading through the thousands of the e-mails and comments you've contributed over the past week. Now, we're ready to talk about changes we've already made or are planning to make to the page in the coming days and weeks. Discussions The most common complaint we received was that we've hidden our discussions. Ironically, we've actually moved it higher up on the home page because it's such a popular feature on the site. (If you haven't seen it, there's a Discussions box on the upper left side of the home page, right under the Opinions box). The bigger issue for readers seems to be the removal of the full discussion schedule from the home page. That decision was made to save space to allow us to move Discussions up higher. However, to provide easier access to the full...

By Jim Brady | April 10, 2007; 3:11 PM ET | Comments (201)

City Guide Wireless Site Launches

For many in this town, a BlackBerry is your tether to the workplace. But we're happy to announce a reason to let it help you make the most of your free time, too. We've launched a beta version of the City Guide wireless site at mobile.washingtonpost.com/cityguide, so you can use your Sidekick or Web-enabled cell phone to find reviews for local restaurants, bars and movies. Like the City Guide, you can search by neighborhood, city or zip code, or you can browse by what's been recently reviewed, among other options. When you're out, you can get more than movie showtimes and addresses; you can see what Stephen Hunter thought of a certain film, get the scoop from Tom Sietsema on a place perfect for a downtown lunch or pick out a new bar near Gallery Place recommended by the Going Out Gurus. Like the City Guide to Go tool, our...

By Anne | April 4, 2007; 1:54 PM ET | Comments (1)

 

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