Weekend Warrior: Our Official Cheat-Sheet


Spooks For Your Pooch,
— Stop by the pint-sized Laura Lobdell Jewelry store with
your pup this Saturday for a Trick or Treat party that is both human
and dog friendly. The store's canine mascot, Xiao, will be serving up
classic Smarties candies including Smarties Candy Lipsticks, Candy
Money and Candy Necklaces (Milkbones provided for
pooches!). While you snack on your accessories, check out special
"candy coated" designs from Laura Lobdel like Candy Corn necklaces and
Rock Candy rings that come in the cutest, candy filled trick-or-treat
bags we've ever seen. Woof!

Laura Lobdell Jewelry Halloween Celebration,
Saturday, October 23rd to Saturday, October 30th, 1p.m. to 7p.m.
daily; Laura Lobdell Jewelry, 183 1/8 West 10th Street (at West 4th
Street); 646-272-8483.


F*cked Up
— Enter the
world of TOP8 this Friday—this new East Village party launches
Friday at freshly opened hotspot, Bedlam, with "top friends" DUMP.FM,
Greg K and Sky Ferreira. Spinning pop, house, trance, Top 40 and rave
tunes, get there early for two-for-one well drinks from 11 p.m. to
midnight. With a tagline like "People like you need to f**k people
like me," we feel confident in saying it's sure to be a rager not to
be missed. Err, bring a condom?

TOP8 Launch Party, Friday, October 22nd,
10p.m. to 4a.m.; Bedlam Bar and Lounge, 40
Avenue C (between 3rd Street and 4th street); 212-228-1049.

& Sing
—The city is
alive with the sound of music this week with the CMJ Music Festival in
full effect and Urban Outfitters is getting in on the action. Check
out the Royal Bangs, First Aid Kit, Chapel Club, Gold Panda and
Theophilus London for a free in-store performance spectacular this
Saturday at Urban Outfitters in SoHo.

Urban Outfitters In-Store Performances,
Saturday, October 23rd, 1p.m. to 6p.m.; Urban Outfitters, 628 Broadway
(between Houston Street and Bleecker Street); 212-475-0009.

— Go green on Greene this
weekend at the pureDKNY SHFT pop-up gallery. A collab between
Adrian Grenier's eco-focused SHFT website and DKNY's new, eco-friendly
fragrance, the gallery will feature a collection of sustainably
designed products as well as over 50 pieces from LA and NY
based artists.

pureDKNY and SHFT.com Pop-up Gallery,
Friday, October 22nd and Saturday, October 23rd; pureDKNY and SHFT
Pop-up, 112 Greene Street (between Prince Street and Spring


Check Yourself Out— Vincent
Longo wants to help you maximize and modernize your beauty regimen
this weekend. Get some face time with the makeup guru by booking a
one-on-one consultation and attending one of two interactive sessions
at Space NK at Bloomingdale's. Your game will thank us later.

Vincent Longo at Bloomingdales,
Saturday, October 23rd, 11a.m. to 2p.m. or 3p.m. to 6p.m.; Space NK at
Bloomingdale's, 1000 3rd Avenue (at East 59th Street); to book call

Have A Shoegasm
Slip into something more comfortable (c'mon it's the weekend) at The Shoebox's
Family and Friends Sale. We wouldn't be surprised if this sale created
a stampede among the well-heeled with 20% off everything in the store,
including fall and winter shoes and bags from the likes of Guiseppe
Zanotti, Cynthia Vincent, D&G and Botkier. Get an additional $20 off
purchases of $150 or more when you mention Refinery29. Let the
catfights begin!

The Shoebox Family and Friends Sale,
Thursday, October 21st to Sunday, October 24th, 10a.m. to 8p.m.; The
Shoebox, 537 Third Avenue (between 35th Street and 36th Street);

Play Dead—The Prince
of Soho is reopening this Thursday and natch, they're displaying the
art of one of
our fave artists, John Gagliano. His latest exhibit, "Playing Dead", will
turn you into an instant fan of his graphic, colorful pieces. The
best part? You'll also get to shop vintage
wears while snacking on delish catering by Caterie and sipping mixed
drinks. Deadly.

Playing Dead Exhibit,
Thursday, October 21st, 7pm. to 10p.m.; The Prince of Soho, 4 Prince
Street (between Bowery and Elizabeth Street); 212-966-3921.

Book Brunch— Do
Sunday brunch the academic way by grabbing a mimosa and toasting the
launch of Kasper Sonne's new book The End is the Beginning at
the Charles Bank Gallery. The launch coincides with the closing day of
Sonne's Pure Colors exhibit - making this a must-hit event.
We feel smarter already!

Kasper Sonne Book Launch ,
Sunday, October 24th, 12p.m. to 4p.m.; Charles Bank Gallery, 196
Bowery (at Spring Street); 212 219 4095.