Tonight, October 28, prominent recording artist, Drake, hits the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The "Would You Like A Tour" road show, which has journeyed throughout major cities in the US and Canada, will conclude December 16th in Auburn Hills.
Drake, whose first major role was as a highschool student on Degrassi, has taken the music scene by storm. Hestepped out as a rapper in 2006 with a series of mix tapes and tracks and has seen only success ever since, mixing with the likes of Kanye West, Jay-Z and Lil Wanye.
New York has always been the place to be, but has becoming less and less the place the live.
It seems that all over the map, neighborhoods are shrinking with the influx of imbibing touristy hotspots and all the locals can do is voice their concerns against the massive amounts of funds going into developing these new party destinations.
The latest coup is happening around the Barclays Center Arena in Brooklyn. The stampeding Nets fans and concert goers looking to keep the jeep riding aren’t going to take off for Manhattan if all the nightlife adventures are laid out in front of them, and so here come the bars and restaurants.
City Harvest hosted An Evening of Practical Magic this week, honoring Union Square Hospitality Group. The charity's 18th annual gala took place at Cipriani 42nd Street and attracted 550 guests while raising an astounding $2 million dollars to feed the needy. Tickets ranged from $750-$2500 while tables went from $10,000 to $50,000, with 100% of the proceeds going towards City Harvest.