After you’ve made the big decision to move to New York City, you’ll be making the call to some NYC movers, then looking for information to make your move easier. Your iPhone is the perfect tool when moving. Try these apps for your big move.
Fodor’s New York CIty Travel Guide, Random House Digital, Inc.
Fodor’s won’t let you down. World renowned for finding the best of the best, this app gives you access to their reviews of restaurants, shops, and sights written by a team of 700 writers. You will be able to explore a neighborhood or find what is nearby with detailed interactive maps, bookmarking tools, and field-note tools.
New York City Cocktail Compass, Night & Day Studios, Inc.
The L Magazine’s Cocktail Compass helps you find happy hours near you. Get bar names, locations, contact information, and the distance from you. Check to see if there is wi-fi or an outdoor patio. Bookmark your favorite bars to find them again. You can even hit a cab button and call a cab home if you’ve overindulged!
New York Street Food, Night & Day Studios, Inc.
Eating street food is one of New York’s great pleasures, and the quality and variety is copied no where else in the world. Find 100 of the best street food vendors, with detailed reviews of each one. Sort by cuisine, location, or neighborhood. Find public seating areas where you can eat your food. Have a craving? You can find it all in NYC using this app.
New York Subway Map, mxData Ltd
This app has done a major overhaul re-designing it with a hip new look and iPad support. Tap stations on the map to tag them and you can plan jouneys between home and work and social events. They use the official liscenced MTA map of the NYC subway. You’ll get the updates for station and route changes. The best feature is that it will tell you the location of your nearest station.
Free New York City, Raza Shaikh
This app gives you over 85 fully informative listings of free or almost free activities from museums and galleries to walking tours of historical neighborhoods and national landmarks. Find free concerts, blues shows, or how to get free studio audience tickets for Dave Letterman, The Daily Show, or The Colbert Report.
So once your NYC movers pull away, you should have all these apps on your phone and be sure of yourself as you find the subway, dinner, or something to do!
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