Sean Evans

Sean Evans
Contributing Editor

During his tenure as a gossip columnist for the New York Daily News, Sean spent several thousand hours in nightclubs all over the world. Aside from a number of formidable hangovers, the experience has left him with a deep understanding of the nightlife world and mentality. You're most likely to find him in a darkened corner of some establishment, Scotch in hand, dancing awkwardly. During the days, he writes for ESPN The Magazine, CityUnlisted and Gotham Magazine. Follow him on Twitter via @NightlifeSean.

Stories by Sean Evans

Around The Scene: Jan. 5, 2012

Las Vegas, XS celebrate "Deadmau5 Day," Marquee celebrates its first birthday, Encore Beach Club seeks marketing models and bartenders and Open House opens on Manhattanas Lower East Side.

Clubs Usher in 2012 With Celebs and Top DJs

Across the country, top nightclubs cashed in on New Yearas Eve. The award for packing in the most celebrity hosts per capita readily goes to Las Vegas, where a staggering 15 boldfacers were earning their paychecks in various venues.

DJ Irie Spins Himself Into a Brand

Most people know Ian Grocher by his stage moniker: DJ Irie. Amid national top club residencies, he's also the official DJ for the Miami Heat as well as the official DJ for Carnival Cruise Lines. And during his limited free time, he's Jamie Foxxas official DJ. The jet-setting mix master shares his thoughts on marketing, self-promotion and partnerships.

If Mom Only Knew Opens on Manhattanas Lower East Side

Behind a nondescript faAade on Eldridge Street lays If Mom Only Knew, a hybrid lounge-bar. It has nearly the same layout as its prior incarnation, The Eldridge: The most marked differences are the lack of pretension and significantly lowered drink prices.

Around The Scene: Dec. 22, 2011

XS and Tryst Las Vegas nightclubs shatter toy drive record, NYC's Ludlow Manor comes under fire, EMM Group is eyeing up NYC's Bowery Street and RPM Nightclub at the all-new Tropicana Las Vegas kicks off its Grand Opening festivities this month.

How to Properly Layer Your Lighting

Stephen Lieberman of SJ Lighting breaks down the basics of how to build your venue's visual effects into a show-stopping spectacle through the use of layering.

W Hotel Union Square Launches Lilium in Underbar Space

After $1 million and six months of work, Underbar is no more. The subterranean venue, nestled in the basement of the W Hotel in Manhattanas Union Square, shuttered its doors in June and will reopen the space as Lilium, a rock-n-roll-meets-floral-cave retreat.

Bounce Sporting Club Expands into Chelsea

Bounce Sporting Club is expanding. It looks like the Chelsea spot will be the final stop for the sports bar-cum-lounge. Owner Yosi Benvenisti breaks down the particulars of the new 3,300-square-foot space.

LIV-ing it up on South Beach

If youave checked out the club scene in South Beach sometime during the past three years, odds are fantastically high that, at some point, youave been inside LIV. The club easily rivals the scope, ethos and revenue of any Las Vegas venture.