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EDITOR'S LETTER
Leave The Bedbugs Out of the DJ Booth

The summer won't officially be over for another week when we all have to stop wearing white in fear the fashion fairy will fall out of the sky and turn us into a knockoff Chanel handbag (gasp). And, speaking of Chanel, it wouldn't be the start of the fall season without the rumor mill of New York Fashion Week whirling up and down 5th Avenue. I'm hopeful for many things, as I always am as fashion week nears. I expect to see color blocking in its best, PR companies scrambling to douse the thirst of their celebrity clients and, of course, Grace Coddington and Anna Wintour glaring at the models as they come down the runway. I also hope that the bedbugs that are plaguing New York City stay away from Lincoln Center. It would be a dreadful sight to see the girls bit up and itching as they model next season's collections.

DJ Mel Debarge Birthday Celebration at Covet

Celebrate The Birthday Of DJ Mel Debarge Tuesday, August 24th 9:00pm to 2:00am. Music by DJ Cassidy and special surprise performance. Join the industry at Covet in Midtown Manhattan for a packed birthday celebration RSVP in advance.

INDUSTRY NEWS
Tiger Woods Divorced Finalized

Some may see it as though he is now free to do exactly what he was doing while he was married. Some may feel bad for the Tiger. But, it is official. Tiger Woods is officially divorced from supermodel Elin Nordergren.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation Benefit Tuesday Night

On Tuesday August 24, 2010 Jet Set Events partnered with Down Lo Music Inc. will be hosting a benefit for the Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation. An open bar from 9pm-10pm sponsored by Ciroc will kick off the event at BLVD. Come party until 4am with a $25 cover at the door. Part of the proceeds from the fundraiser benefit will go to the Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation.

Music by DJ Cain and DJ Jazzy Jay! Special Performances by J-Eye, Rok Faries and Phony People! Specially invited celebrity guests: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Faith Evans, PDiddy, Jamal Woolard, and more!

THE SCENE
Elle Offices Shut Down In Manhattan

The bedbug epidemic plaguing Midtown Manhattan after one of the hottest summers on record has now hit the offices of fashion magazine Elle. On the 44th floor of its 50th and Broadway office building, Elle editorial staff have been ordered to work from home as New York Fashion Week draws near coinciding with the release of the industry's largest selling cover, the September issue.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Village Pourhouse Opens New Location In Midtown

The new location of The Village Pourhouse will open next Wednesday on 46th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues in Midtown. On Friday August 27, join the staff for a complimentary open bar from 6pm-7pm with RSVP.

SPECIAL EVENT
Backstreet Boys Ticket Giveaway

For more than 16 years, Backstreet Boys have delivered the very finest pop music has to offer! They return to New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on August 26. Go to Joonbug's Facebook wall and post your favorite Backstreet Boys memory for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the concert!

TECH SH!T
Facebook To Announce Hot New Feature

We have learned that Facebook will announce the launch of its own location-based check-in feature today at 7:30 p.m., putting a hurt on up-and-coming social net giant Foursquare. Through mobile device GPS, the feature will allow users to 'check-in' at their present location which will show up their feed. What are your thoughts on this better-late-than-never feature?

IN THE SPOTLIGHT
New York Clubland Loses A Star!

New York nightlife owner Jon B. along with Greenhouse and Juliet Supper Club have lost Megan Gaver to the TAO Group in Las Vegas. Megan will be taking the position of Director of Business Affairs for TAO and will be opening The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Vegas in December 2010.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Fontainebleau and MMG to Open Hot New Club Arkadia

Fontainebleau and MMG announce the opening of Miami's newest nightclub, Arkadia. Miami nightlife will be host to the newest member of the legendary Fontainebleau and invites you to join the team at a job fair on Monday August 16, 2010 from 1pm-5pm at LIV in the Fontainebleau Hotel. All applicants should apply in person.