Weekend Warrior: Our Official Cheat-Sheet

Nuit Blanche—NYC's first Nuit Blanche festival comes to Greenpoint this weekend. Get in on this all night arts festival of installations and performances celebrating light in all its glorious forms that has already illuminated other cities around the world.
Saturday, October 2, beginning at sundown. Industrial Waterfront of Greenpoint, Oak Street (at Franklin Street), Brooklyn, no phone.

Mary Meyer Clothing—There's something about Mary! Mary Meyer is hosting her first pop-up shop of the season this weekend in Brooklyn. Score discounted merchandise and one of a kind samples from her Fall 2010 women's collection. Prices range from $10 to $100.
Saturday, October 2 through Sunday, October 3, Noon to 6 p.m. The Alley of The Shoe Market, 160 North 6th Street (at Bedford Avenue); Brooklyn, 212-228-2700.

Epicurious Entertains NYC—Epicurious entertains NYC with a one-of-a-kind exclusive event featuring cooking demonstrations, tastings, cookbook signings, and celebrity chef dinners with the likes of Mario Batali, Lidia Bastianich, Marcus Samuelsson, Dorie Greenspan, Madhur Jaffrey, Michael Anthony, Carmen Quagliata, and Elizabeth Karmel- for a weeklong celebration of home cooking and hospitality.
Friday, October 1st through Sunday, October 3rd. Soho Mansion, 214 Lafayette Street (at Kenmare Street); 1-866-811-4111.
Superfest—Superfest and Superchief.tv is a dual-launch of event and website, with the biggest, baddest, most Brooklyn party that NYC has ever seen. When you go out this Friday night, don't plan to be home til Sunday because you're gonna go hard.
Saturday, October 2nd at 4 a.m. to Sunday, October 3rd at 4 a.m. 372 Ten Eyck St (at Morgan Avenue), Brooklyn, no phone.
Great American Book Drive 2010 —Stop by for BPL's buck-a-book sale, and drop off your old books for a philanthropic cause. Each book sold that you drop off, Brooklyn Public Library will get a portion of every sale. Kiddie crafts included!
Saturday, October 2nd from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza (at Eastern Parkway); Brooklyn, 718-230-2100.

XX, Warpaint, Zola Jesus at United Palace Theater —Mid-90's R&B London Quartet XX, teams up with LA's warpaint and Zola Jesus for a melodic night for you musicheads.
Saturday, October 2nd, Doors open at 7p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. 4140 Broadway (at West 176th Street); 212-568-5260.

City Kids and Shepard Fairey —Fairey, along with more than a hundred youths from CityKids, a New York nonprofit, created A Positive Thought Cannot Be Denied, a mural that incorporates Fairey's own street-art aesthetic and iconic images to express the youths' perspectives on social-justice issues such as teen violence, the environment, and education. The mural, displayed in a series of 8-by-11-foot panels.
Tuesday, September 28th through Sunday, October 17th from noon to 4 p.m. World Financial Center, 250 Vesey Street (at West Street); no phone.
Mayle Pop-Up Shop Opens At Great Jones —Jane Mayle, owner of her namesake shop which shuttered its doors, is back: if only in pop-up form. Her fall '10 collection dubbed Kamikaze Full of Love, consists of printed blouses and vintage style dresses with ranges between $520 for a dress, a little less for tops, and around $800 for jackets.
Thursday, September 30th through Sunday, October 17th from noon to 7 p.m. 2 Great Jones Street (at Lafayette Street); 917-975-0801.