Full Moon Fest Returning to Governors Island

Ready to fest with the best? MATTE Projects-The Production House Redefining New York City’s Creative Vision is bringing back the Full Moon Fest for the fourth year in a row. Not only is the fest successfully returning to NYC, it's returning to one of New York's best music venues, Governor's Island.

The founders of the festival, The founders, Max Pollack, Brett Kincaid, and Matt Rowean explained to us that the journey to getting the fest to Governors Island was "A natural evolution [into a music festival]. We started at Beekman Beergarden and the event grew from 1,000 to 2,500 in year two. Then for year three we wanted to take it to the next level, and the same owners of Beekman run the events at Governors so it was a nice transition."

Tinder Tuesdays at Professor Thom's

Tinder, the straight person’s Grindr, has helped countless people the world round make connections with others; romantic, casual, and friendly. With a 70% success rate, Tinder is taking the online dating scene by storm. For those of you who have partaken in the phone app, Professor Thom's has something exclusively for you.

Tinder Tuesday's features drink specials for those who are fortunate enough to find a match via Tinder. Bring your match here and receive 2 for 1 drinks for the remainder of their date! All you have to do is show the bartender that you're a match and he will reward you with free alcohol. This is only for the first date, so take advantage of it.

Utilize the liquid courage as you experience your date with your special Tinder match. This is a unique deal, don't miss out!

Weekend Pick: Electric Beach with The Fancy Cats

Summer is almost over--be sure to soak up every last ounce and head over to Subclub for Electric Beach, sponsored by Corona Extra. This weekly dance party is geared to deliver a healthy dose of Electro Dance and House, and the new Subclub venue is the perfect place for it. Coupled with its newly renovated Funktion 1 sound system and intense lighting display, this new electric underground version of Slate is set to become the best destination for EDM in New York City. This week, dance to the sounds of The Fancy Cats.

What: Electric Beach with The Fancy Cats at Subclub

When: Saturday, August 2nd, 11pm

Where: Subclub, 54 W 21st St., New York, NY

Weekend Pick: Target First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum

Free art and entertainment this Saturday?

Count us in! This weekend, Target First Saturdays will be celebrating the Caribbean community through a variety of cultural crafts and activities including music, movies, and other assorted festivities.

Beginning at 4:30pm, the Caribbean American Sports and Cultural Youth Movement Steel Orchestra will perform, followed by the Heritage O.P. ensemble at 5pm. After that, learn to shake it soca-style with Candace Thompson, before sitting down to enjoy the films 2x1 and Mas Man. Food and drinks will be available all evening from 5 to 11pm at the Counter Cafe and Saul restaurant.

The EBC Celebrity Basketball Challenge

What better way to enjoy a Sunday than courtside at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for an evening of basketball, hip hop and an impromptu dance competition?

Yesterday, July 27th, Brooklyn hosted the annual EBC Celebrity Basketball Challenge. Although it got off to a late start, the show was very engaging. As fans waited for their favorite New Yorkers to enter the building, they were entertained by local artists, and one random fan who decided to show the arena her talents on the dance floor.

Weekend Pick: Goldroom at Verboten

On Thursday, July 31st Zeitgeist at Verboten will see young up and coming LA producer Goldroom hit the decks as part of his epic 30 show summer tour schedule. The talented beat-maker will return to New York for his tour, previously having played at RoughTrade and Bowery Ballroom.

Matthew Dear & Ghostly International Crew Electrify Verboten

The scene was as wild as ever as Matthew Dear & his gang Ghostly International DJs slayed the crowd at Brooklyn's ultra-hip go to dance spot Verboten on Friday, July 18th.

The night started up with a steady trickle of people coming in as the doors were opened. DJ Jakub Alexander had the crowd up & moving in no time as he worked his way through a unified set of imaginative house & trance cuts blurring the line between DJ Shadow & Black Box. He capped of his set with a sprawling remix of "Tropical Sound" by DJ Gregory as the house started filling to the brim.

Eight Places to go During Your Trip to NYC

Planning a quick trip to NYC? Expecting guests, and don’t know where to take them? Use this guide of the best places to go during your New York visit. Learn how to experience the city, without dealing with the busiest areas or the obvious tourist attractions.

1. Celebrate Brooklyn (Prospect Park, Brooklyn)

Summer concerts come a dime a dozen in New York. However, the Celebrate Brooklyn concert series is a summer-long free event with various artists to appeal to the many types of people New York has to offer. Indulge in the wide range of artistry showcased on the stage in Prospect Park throughout the season. With performances from talent such as St. Vincent, The Dance Theater of Harlem, and Janelle Monae, visitors will surely enjoy the free pleasures of the city.

The Hottest Rooftop Parties of the Summer
Everyone loves summer for the warm weather, fun activities and late nights. Rooftop bar parties allow for all our favorite things about summer to come together! We did the work and found some of the best rooftop parties this great city has to offer you this summer!

Friday Nights at Sunset Rooftop
Weekly Event- Every Friday, 10pm
Sunset Rooftop (3272 Steinway Street)
Located on top of one of Astoria's most
famed buildings, Sunset offers a great location with a 360 degree view of Manhattan. Every Friday starting at 9pm, you are invited up to the Sunset rooftop. Sunset's décor, layout and ambiance provide the perfect setting and environment for any type of event, party or gathering.

Attic Rooftop Friday's Weekly Event- Every Friday, 11pm Attic Rooftop (251 W 48th St.)
Make yourself a regular at Attic Rooftop every Friday right in the heart of Manhattan. Starting at 11pm come up to the rooftop of Attic for an epic night with epic views of Manhattan. Drinks and music will be flowing all night long!
Selective Saturdays at Yotel Rooftop
Weekly Event- Every Saturday, 10pm
Yotel Rooftop (570 10th Ave.)
Love a great view of Times Square and hip, up to date music? This is the place for you. Every Saturday starting at 10pm you're invited up to the rooftop of Yotel for an unforgettable night with unforgettable views. The music will be out of this world with the famous DJ Smallz and Christian Jae in control of the beats. Doors open at 10pm. Bring your friends and have an unforgetable night with unforgetable views. Penthaus at Copa Rooftop
Weekly Event- Every Thursday, 10pm
Copacabana Rooftop (268 West 47th St.)
Every Thursday join over 1,000 wild 20 somethings at NYC's largest LGBT rooftop Thursday night dance party at The Copacabana! The well known NYC DJ, Johnny Dynell will be spinning his sick beats ensuring that everyone will be dancing. To add to all of this excitement, there will be 2-for-1 drinks from 11pm-midnight. Be sure to arrive before midnight to avoid the cover fee!
Friday Nights at Skyroom Rooftop Lounge
Weekly Event- Every Friday, 10pm
Skyroom Rooftop (330 W 40th St.)
Every Friday from 10pm-4am get free admission into one of the hottest rooftops in all of Manhattan. SkyRoom is a beautiful rooftop nightclub/lounge located near Times Square.
Skyroom is NYC's Tallest Rooftop with an outdoor terrace & an indoor lounge/dance area. If you love a great view, house, Top 40, and Hip hop music, Skyroom Rooftop's Lounge is for you!

"Day Dreaming" The All White Rooftop Day Party
Sunday, July 20th, 3pm-10pm
Copacabana Rooftop (268 West 47th St.)
Get your hottest all white outfit ready! If you're 25 years old or older, you're invited to this exclusive all white rooftop party at Copacabana's rooftop! Copacabana also known as Copa is in the heart of Times Square which means a sick view of one of the most famous places in the world. DJ Jay Wright will be spinning his hottest beats for the hottest party of the summer. You don't want to miss out. Click here for a preview of what to expect from one of the best DJ's NYC has to offer you.

The DL Rooftop Party- FREE One hour Open Bar sponsored by Vodka
Friday, July 25th, 9pm
The DL (95 Delancey St.)
Is there any better way to start off your night than with a free open bar? We didn't think so. Friday, July 25th head over to The DL for a night of fun overlooking your favorite city. Doors open at 9pm with the open bar (hosted by Vodka) in service from 9pm-10pm. Bottle service is available, if you are interested. You will definitely want to stay all night at this rooftop party at The DL.

Rooftop Party Friday Gansevoort Park
Friday, July 25th, 10pm
Gansevoort Park (420 Park Ave. S)
Head up to the roof of the famous Gansevoort Hotel and be swept away by the breathtaking views as you enjoy your night. With one of the best rooftop bars in all of Manhattan, this isn't something you will want to miss. Dress the part as this is one of the most amazing rooftops in the city. Mention iclubNYC at the door to get in! Doors open at 10pm but show up early to ensure admission or even consider reserving a table!

NYC Summer Luau Networking Rooftop Social at The DL
Thursday, July 31, 6:30pm-10pm
The DL (95 Delancey St.)
Come meet new people, network, dance, and have a ton of fun while enjoying drink specials and the venue's beautiful rooftop space. All attendees will receive free Leis and have the opportunity to win several prizes by participating in the Luau Limbo Contest! Bring your business cards so you can participate in networking! Make sure you dress to impress by wearing your best Hawaiian Luau attire.

Tiki Disco
Saturday, August 2nd, 2pm
Output (74 Wythe Ave.)
Love a good party with great music? Output in Brooklyn will be throwing a party for all the tiki-disco loving partiers. Come out and party all day with some of NYC's top DJ's: Lloydski, Andy Pry, and Eli Escobar. These three DJ's have emerged as some of the best in NYC- you won't want to miss seeing them perform live. Output has some of the best views of Manhattan that Brooklyn has to offer. Don't miss out on the chance to party all day with amazing views of your favorite city and some of it's best DJ's. Tickets available here.

NYC's 7 Greatest Hotel Bars

1. The Ace Hotel Bar (20 W 29th St.)

Hotel bars can be swanky, classy, or elegant, but rarely cool. The Ace Hotel Bar pulls off that feat handily, with comfy communal couches, a great menu of cocktails and small bites, and of course the ability to get Stumptown coffee delivered right to your seat.

2. The NoMad Library Bar (811 7th Ave.)

The NoMad Library Bar isn't just one of the best hotel bars in the city -- it's one of the best bars in the city, full stop. They serve tasty, if overpriced, upscale pub food and have a cute library-themed decor. But the real star is their cocktail menu. Their bartenders are all Death & Co. expats and their concoctions are amongst the best in the city.

Weekend Picks: Electric Beach with Jenaux and Natoli at Slate

Summer is officially here, so leave your coats at home and come out to Electric Beach sponsored by Corona Extra this Saturday. This weekly dance party is geared to deliver a healthy dose of Electro Dance and House at its new home, Slate Underground. Coupled with its newly renovated Funktion 1 sound system and intense lighting display, this new electric underground version of Slate is set to become the best destination for EDM in New York City.

Electric Beach is set to host the hottest DJs in the scene, so party-goers should expect innovative EDM and a wildly energetic show. This week at Electric Beach, New Jersey native, Jenaux, will be bringing his widely recognized talents to the stage at Slate. Already a well-recognized and respected name in the industry, Jenaux has shared many a night with some of the best artists in some of the best clubs around, making him one of the most prominent acts in New York City. As his dangerously popular single on Big & Dirty Recordings/BeYourself Music suggest, feel 'Free To Rave' when Jenaux lets loose at Electric Beach this Saturday, with support from Natoli.

What: Electric Beach with Jenaux and Natoli at Slate

When: Saturday, July 26th, 11pm

Where: Slate, 54 W. 21st St., New York, NY