Stuck in the San Gabriel Valley without your copy of the Weekly or that dog-eared, garlic sauce-spattered copy of Jonathan Gold's 99 Essential LA Restaurants? Can't imagine trying out a noodle house or bistro or taqueria without finding out of it's earned an imprimatur from your favorite restaurant critic? Sure, you could show some initiative and try it anyway, but if you have an iPhone, now you don't have to.

We're excited to announce the launch of the L.A. Weekly iPhone app, the first app built for an alternative weekly paper. L.A. Weekly has always been your go-to guide for where to go, where to eat, and what to do. Now you can get all of our hot tips, newest places, best restaurants on your iPhone. For free (we love that word). The app features over 200 concert and event listings that you can sort by date, nearby and neighborhood, plus over 1000 easy-to-search restaurant listings. You can also keep up on the latest happenings in L.A. with our “Last Night” event and nightlife coverage and slideshows, available by 9 a.m. most mornings. Download it here or search “LA Weekly” in the app store. Check out the images below for a sample of what you'll find, starting with the A's. (In case you were worried about that one.)

Award winning restaurant and venue reviews/listings with GPS function:

“Last Night” music, event and nightlife reviews:

Event slideshows shot by L.A.'s best nightlife photographers:

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