It’s time to use your phone to get the most out of this great city of ours. Here are the 5 apps that will solve your everyday Washingtonian conundrums.
NPR News Every District dweller needs to stay up on the latest news—political and other. Who better to provide that information than D.C.-based NPR? Read stories, listen to the latest programs, and get your daily news fix straight to your phone.
DC Metro and Bus You’ll no longer have to run to catch the metro. Use this app to find out when, exactly, the trains and buses will arrive… up to the minute.
Blowdry Taxi As a busy D.C. resident, you don’t have a ton of spare time to spend primping. Why not let the salon services come to you? Use the Blowdry Taxi app to book an appointment with a stylist who will come to your home or office for a blowout and makeup services.
Got Eventz Next time you’re all dressed up with nowhere to go, fire up this app. Got Eventz—which launched in DC back in 2011—has you pick a location to find the nearest happy hour spots, performances, and other events around town.
RuninOut Type in what you’re searching for (think: pizza, Penn Quarter, glamorous) and this app will curate a list that fits your criteria. Also find photos of food, virtual restaurant tours, nearby gyms and stores, and more. Bonus points: the more you use it, the more the app will tailor the lists to your preferences.