There's an App for Everything: The Best of Memphis iPhone Apps

There's an App for Everything: The Best of Memphis iPhone Apps

Before you head out and about in Memphis, load up your iPhone or iPod touch with these helpful apps. They'll help you find the best restaurants, things to do, and events while you're out and about.

1. Mark's Menus

Mark's Menus iPhone App

Who needs it: Hungry people everywhere.

What it does: Finds restaurants near you, allows you to view restaurant menus and upload photos of your favorite dishes.

Cost: free

2. Memphis Zoo

Memphis Zoo iPhone App

Who needs it: Visitors to the Memphis Zoo

What it does: Create your own schedule for your visit (you can add keeper chats, feedings and shows to an itinerary), view a map of the zoo, get information about the animals in different sections of the zoo, and check out the latest zoo news. The app also allows you to find friends that may be visiting at the same time you are.

Cost: free

3. Commercial Appeal Garage Sale Finder

Garage Sale Finder iPhone App

Who needs it: Treasure hunters, the thrifty

What it does: Lists all of the garage and estate sale ads from the Commercial Appeal and maps them (with directions). You can sort by the most recently added sales, those closest to you, and those in the region. Unfortunately, the app doesn't currently allow you to create a custom list of sales and route them.

Cost: free

4. Memphis Travel

Memphis Travel App

Who needs it: Visitors to Memphis, locals who want to know more about the city

What it does: View pictures of Memphis, a calendar of city-wide events, check out the best in Memphis Music, find out about new restaurants, shops and things to do.

Cost: free

5. Elvis Mobile

Elvis Mobile App

Who needs it: Elvis fans, Graceland visitors

What it does: View images of Graceland, get the latest Elvis news, listen to a weekly podcast, and see what's going on at Graceland via live video stream.

Cost: free

6. Go Tigers Go!

Go Tigers Go! App

Who needs it: Fans of the University of Memphis football and basketball teams

What it does: Check out the Tigers' football and basketball schedules. The app also contains the words to the fight song, so you never have to fake it again.

Cost: free

7. ArtsMemphis

ArtsMemphis App

Who needs it: Anyone looking for the best of Memphis music, theater, dance, and visual arts.

What it does: View a schedule and find out information about arts events in Memphis (including free events). The app is broken down into sections: theater, music, visual arts, dance, film, festivals, family events and workshops.

Cost: free

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Thanks for posting, this is great.
April 14, 2010 10:28am
Wish these were available for Android!
April 14, 2010 11:17am