Weekend Pick: Icona Pop at Pacha NYC

Thursday, October 2nd marks a very special occasion at Pacha in New York City, because the duo of Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo, better known as Icona Pop, will be making their big debut at the cherry-clad venue. In a change of pace from their expected stage performing procedure, Icona Pop will be putting on a stylishly sweet DJ set that is sure to have you singing and dancing 'All Night' long.

Weekend Pick: Day & Night Brunch Club at Highline Ballroom

Everyone's favorite time of the week just got even better thanks to Dual Groupe's Day & Night Brunch Club inside the Highline Ballroom this Sunday. Starting at 2pm, Highline Ballroom plays host to a whole new kind of brunch, where the champagne starts flowing early, and often, and doesn't stop until day is done. "Like brunching at Studio 54," says Zagat, except with the added style and flare of Highline Ballroom's unique party atmosphere and aesthetics.

The Day & Night Brunch Club is a 21+ event guaranteed to revolutionize the way you approach having fun on a Sunday, so get ready and come hungry, because this one of kind party is going to feed you full of fresh, frisky fun. Check out the promotional video below if you need a little added incentive to go, but we know this exactly the kind of end-of-the-weekend fun you've been looking for.

What: Day & Night Brunch Club at Highline Ballroom

When: Sunday, October 5th, 2pm

Where: Highline Ballroom, 431 W. 16th St., New York, NY

Weekend Pick: ΜΛΤΤΕR + with Victor Calderone at Space Ibiza NY

The famous Space Ibiza Nightclub is hosting the triumphant return of ΜΛΤΤΕR + nights in Hell's Kitchen, with Victor Calderone, and setting the bar pretty high for other nightlife connoisseurs. This Saturday night, Calderone is bringing back his signature marathon DJ set style that originally helped him create his legendary brand, and with over 20,000 feet of club space to work with inside Space Ibiza New York, ΜΛΤΤΕR + will be much more of an experience than just a simple night out. Techno and house music will radiate throughout the massive nightclub, so be prepared for an evening of dancing and constant movement.

Mach 8 Opens In Greenwich Village

As the seasons change in NYC, so does its nightlife landscape. With the coming of fall comes the opening of new club venues throughout the city. Last week Joonbug.com was on the scene for the Grand Opening of new Greenwich Village nightclub, Mach8. What this club offers that others opening this season do not is a chic, small room, deep house party venue for those looking to dance the night away. Yes, there are other deep house venues in NYC with really good DJ’s booked nightly but they are much larger, less intimate venues. Let’s get into the details.

Weekend Pick: Fehrplay at Output

Brooklyn get ready for an exclusive all night event at one of the hottest clubs in the city. Fehrplay is taking over Outplay in Brooklyn for a special all night set of his legendary house music and techno mixes. The Norwegian native will be dominating the New York party scene for one night with his impeccable music sets. With drink specials and good music, Output is definitely the place to be this weekend. Known for its coveted sound system and perfect layout, this venue is the premium spot to host Fehrplay.

What: Fehrplay at Output

When: Sunday, September 28th, 10pm

Where: Output, 74 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, NY

Weekend Pick: Cedric Gervais at Pacha + Ticket Giveaway

Friday nights in the city are always such abuzz with events and parties it’s often difficult to decide where to spend your evening. Well, we’re here to help. This Friday, Cedric Gervais will be playing his Grammy winning mixes for the Pacha nightclub crowd. His mixes have not only earned him a Grammy, but he is platinum seller and will soon make his acting debut alongside Mark Wahlberg in Michael Bay’s new film. The multi-talented artist will be taking over the only North American branch of the night club that has venues all over the world. The 4-level establishment creates a different environment on each floor for its guests to maneuver through freely and experience throughout the night.

Where to Go When Karaoke Fever Strikes

When you’re tired of the club and bar scene in New York, you may wonder what else you could be doing on a Friday or Saturday night. Thankfully, you live in NYC, and karaoke bars are at your feet everywhere. Get ready to change up your plans and dance and sing all night with your best friends at some of the best karaoke locations found in the city.


1. Karaoke Duet (53 W 35th St. 2nd Fl.)-
With rooms that fit between 2-35 people, you’ll find all you need at Karaoke Duet. All of the rooms contain a Flat Screen TV, speakers, a large dancing space, and a large disco light. You’ll be able to sing to thousands of songs and dance in the privacy of your own space at Karaoke Duet at all three locations!

Tyson Beckford Honored in a Major Way

The Skylark
was abuzz with celebrity talent this past Tuesday as Courvoisier kicked off their new campaign with a lavish, intimate party in the heart of NYC. The Exceptional Journey campaign honors talented recipients and their journeys to success. The honoree of the evening was the world’s first black male supermodel and actor, Tyson Beckford.

The night kicked off with hand-made cocktails and delicious snacks that circulated the room. With Chef Roble also being an honoree, as well as the host of the evening, the food and drinks were exquisite. Notables like Jenny McCarthy, Vashtie Kola, Naturel, and Melissa Gorga were all present and honored by the Courvoisier brand.

This Year's Anti-Gala is Making a Grand Entrance

In an effort to raise money for the Lowline’s advocody, development, and design, the Lowline is hosting its annual Anti-Gala benefit dinner on October 8th. An Anti-Gala is a rule-breaking event that inspires its guests to better themselves and help Lowline better the community. Hosted by Lena Dunham and Spike Jonze, this upscale event is sure to bring awareness as well as funds to the increasing, unique efforts of The Lowline.

ONLY IN NYC Seane Corn Leading Yoga
Wanderlust 108: Brooklyn's First Mindful Triathlon

On Saturday we had the honor and the privilege to join thousands of New Yorkers from far and wide in the country’s first mindful triathlon. The agenda for the day kicked off with a 5k run, followed by a group meditation with Elena Brower. and an inspirational (and rain enhanced!) yoga class led by international yoga teacher and social activist Seane Corn.

Wanderlust’s creators, Jeff Krasno and Sean Hoess, iterated that the goal of Wanderlust festivals is to increase public awareness of mindfulness. Incorporating nutrition, yoga, and meditation into everyday life and getting the word out to attract more constituents to a more mindful way of life is Wanderlust’s overarching mission.

Weekend Pick: 1st Annual Better Booze Festival at Center 548

Do you enjoy vegan and vegetarian food? Do you drink? If it's a yes for either, then the 1st Annual Better Booze Festival is for you! The Festival showcases a two-floor variety of all different kinds of alcohol. What makes the Festival unique is that all drinks and food are 100% vegan and vegetarian. No animal by-products in sight! On top of that, part of all proceeds go to Animal Aid USA.

So come to Center458 on Saturday, September 20th for drinks, food, charitable contribution, and fun!

What: 1st Annual Better Booze Festival at Center 548

When: Saturday, September 20th, 12am

Where: Center 548, 548 W 22nd St., New York, NY