Houston Press Partnering with Foursquare, and Not Just to Stalk You

Categories: Best of Houston

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This shiny new Foursquare badge could soon be yours.
Each September, the Houston Press releases our Best of Houston® issue after slavishly compiling what we consider to be the best this city has to offer -- from theater companies and sports figures to bars and restaurants.

With that in mind, we're excited to announce a new partnership with Foursquare, the app that allows you to check in to local businesses, places and events, find out what others are saying about those things and generally stalk one another -- but in that amiable, pleasant, social-media way.

Our partnership with Foursquare will allow you to explore Houston even more easily, and here's why: Our Voice Places data will sync with Foursquare, which means you can find out about events, concerts, parties, happy hours and all the fun stuff that's normally only found in the Houston Press calendar listings. And if you visit a restaurant or bar's Foursquare page, you'll be able to see all of the Houston Press info on that locale -- from our own reviews and blog posts to other Voice Places and Foursquare users' helpful hints and tips.

But that's not all...

If you check in to any of our Best Of Houston® locations, you might just unlock our fancy new badge. It's called The Houston Wayfarer (that's the giant image up top).

You can check out the details on our Houston Press Foursquare page, which is where you can let us know if you've unlocked the badge. Don't make us stalk you to find out.

(PS: We're totally gonna stalk you anyway. Kisses.)



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3 comments
johansen
johansen

I was part of Christian Mingle until last week, and Match.com before that. Neither went so well when we got face to face and started talking about what's happening in the real world. So it's with an open heart I look forward to this Foursquare meeting opportunity.

delano
delano

I Foursquare, therefore I am

FattyFatBastard
FattyFatBastard topcommenter

Isn't this that ridiculous thing where folks become mayor of places all over my FB page?


No thanks.

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