NYC Young Black Professionals- Weekly Listings

13 January 2011

SUPERBOWL Party!!! with special guest DJ Pete Rock!!!

When: Sunday, Feb 6th
Where: Touch 52nd Street
Damage: Ladies $10/Gents $20 before kickoff

On February 6th, New York City’s young professionals will gather in Times Square for what will be the ultimate Super Bowl Party. Held at Touch NYC ( in Times Square, New York, the event will be the perfect blend of a classic party and Super bowl party combined into one. The game will be shown on an 8ft projection screen while the legendary Pete Rock works the turntables. For the women, there will be a “Beauty End Zone”. A dedicated section featuring upscale hair care, skin care and makeup product samples as well as fashion tips.

Contact me for details on how to register for the guest list.

21 October 2010

Through The Night Play

Where: Union Square Theater 100 E. 17th St.
When: Now through October 31
Damage: $32.50 for all performances

Through the Night is a play that embodies the stories of six black men ages ten to sixty who experience an unexpected epiphany on the same evening that changes their lives forever. Daniel combines a thrilling blend of humor, poetry, music and drama in this extraordinary theatre experience. The play is supported by a remarkable group of “Artistic Ambassadors” who all believe in Daniel including Bill Cosby, Ruby Dee, Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Thelma Golden, LaTonya Richardson Jackson, Hill Harper, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Phylicia Rashad, Ben Vereen, Pauletta Washington and Malik Yoba. They have lent their names and are helping spread the word.
The New York Times gives this play high praise, so come out and support some of our own!!

Three ways to order tickets: In person at the theater, at or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-982-2727. Mention the word DBLAST. Let me know if you want a group rate.

05 October 2010

Fort Greene Oktoberfest!!

When: Saturday, October 23rd 2pm-6:30pm
Where: En Lounge
277 Cumberland Street, Brooklyn

Veaux Productions is taking a different approach to Fall parties. Right in the heart of Fort Greene, this Oktoberfest inspired party will take place during the's a daytime party.
So come ready to mingle and don't try to be fashionably late!

It will feature:

- A live DJ spinning the latest and classic Hip-Hop, R&B, and Reggae
- Drink Specials
- Full Food menu
- Prizes for Best outfit (ladies only of course!)
- Plus be out early enough to make the morning service on Sunday!

The party will be a daytime throwback to days of great parties, good people and good fun. It will be attended by the young, professional, upwardly mobile people that have been the core of Veaux Productions events for over 5 years.

You don't want to miss out!!!

Host: Shadan | Veaux Productions Inc (516) 279-1061

21 September 2010

NYULYP Bragging Rights 2010!!! Official Pre-Party for the Whitney M. Young Football Classic!

When: Friday, September 24 11pm
Where: PT212 (30 W. 24th St.)
Damage: $20/at the door or purchase a bundle package for the game and Pre-Party

Before Howard University and Morgan State go head to head on the field we will be getting it in on the dance floor

Bragging Rights the Official Pre-Party to the NYUL Foot Ball Classic presented by Coors Light
Friday, September 24th 11pm @PT212 (30 W. 24th St.)
Cool Drinks courtesy of Coors Light; Hot music by The Legendary Chris Washington

Get your tickets to Bragging Rights and the Football Classic and save!

Info on seating:
Purchase a game/party bundle and save!
(YP Package) The Great Hall $60– Enjoy the game with members and affiliates of the NYULYP in the Great Hall. Watch the game in plush seating located at the middle of the 50 yard line with access to flat screen TVs and dining.

Coaches Club $90–The Coaches Club is set directly in between the two team locker rooms and provides unmatched, exclusive field level access to the 50 yard line. In the Coaches Club you will enjoy the game while mingling with Mary J. Blige and other celebrity guests and notable persons.

20 September 2010

Atlantic Antic Street Festival

Where: Atlantic Ave and 3rd @ 3:00pm
When: Sunday, September 26th
Damage: Free!!!

The Atlantic Antic is a Brooklyn Institution

Let's meet and go to the Atlantic Antic - Brooklyn's largest street festival! The 36th annual Atlantic Antic features ten live entertainment stages, over 600 vendors, pony rides, and inflatable rides.

Spanning 10 blocks of Atlantic Avenue, from 4th Avenue in Boerum Hill all the way to Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights, the 2010 Atlantic Antic is fun for everyone looking for food, festivities, and finds.

Offering something for everyone, the ten live musical stages showcase free performances all day, featuring blues, rock, country, R&B, jazz, music for kids, drum circles, and belly-dancing. Kids and families enjoy plenty of pony rides, face painting, balloon sculptures, live storytelling, and earrings, earrings, earrings - last possibility to stock up before winter ;-)

We will meet at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and 3rd Ave at 2 pm.

NY Urban League Football Classic: Tailgate Party & Football Game

When: Saturday, September 25th
Where: Meadowlands Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ
Damage: Varies

Email me for additional details and transportation options.

The Urban League of NYC will be hosting their own tailgate party at the Annual Football Classic this year @ the New Giants Stadium!!!

The annual classic is a great opportunity to come out and have a great time at the game, while enjoying the shopping among the vendors at the Tailgate party, and meeting and greeting new friends while enjoying the sounds and foods at the Tailgate Party!

We will have our own section/table set up at the event for members to mingle, socialize, grab a seat for a while, drink, eat, dance, etc.

I attended this event last year and whoa!! It's definitely a lot of fun!!!

To purchase a ticket to the actual game, check with Ticket Master and select section 124, row 30 to sit with us.

Note, we will be purchasing seats in the END ZONE section of the Howard Team (SECTION 124, row 30), if you want to buy your tickets and sit with or near the group, or meet up with us later there during the game.

Network Fridays @ 420 Bar & Lounge: Free Admission!

When: Friday, September 24th 6:00pm
Where: 420 Lounge
420 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024
(212) 579-8450
Damage: Free Duh!!

Happy Hour Special: Come enjoy half priced drinks from 6pm-10pm!!!!!

$3 Domestic Beers
$4 House Wine
$4 Mixed Well Drinks (Rum and Coke, Vodka & Cranberry, Gin & Juice, etc.)
Happy Hour Early Special: 3 for 1 Drinks from 6pm-6:30pm!!!
***DJ L-Trendz will be spinning the latest in Hip Hop, R&B, Old School, Reggae, Salsa, Merengue, Soca and Reggaeton!***

420 is a real chill venue, and there is plenty of room to walk around the very attractive space, while mingling with other Black Professionals within our VIP Meet & Greet section, but with other Latino and Black professionals throughout the rest of the lounge. We will have the entire upstairs floor for our group.

Doors open at 6pm, and the gathering will last officially until 10pm. However, all guests are welcome to hang out and dance the rest of the night away, as the venue does not close until 4am! :)

Please note the details below:
* Free admission all night for you and your guests.
* DJ L-Trendz will entertain you when you arrive. I will arrive @ 6:30 and will facilitate any introductions for you as usual! :)
** * 2 for 1 drinks until 8pm. **3 for 1 drinks from 6pm-6:30pm for the early birds!!!***