The social interwebs are ripe with parties. However, sifting through thousands of status updates to find nearby parties just isn't the way to go. Check out Party Crashers, the app that gives you the ability to locate, share and create parties all from your smartphone.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "nearby locations."
Put Manhattan's SOHO Shopping District in Your Pocket
SOHOinmypocket, from AppFury, LLC, is a straightforward directory and location-aware navigation app that informs you of what’s around you and how to get there. In this case, it’s New York City’s famed SOHO and NoLita districts, a 50-block area of Manhattan replete with restaurants, galleries, funky little shops and other retail outlets.