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Thursday
Oct162008

Sao Paolo Madness

Just days after Pink Elephant unveiled their Sao Paolo intentions, a Little Birdy was peeping on 10AK's slick new website and discovered something crazy! Not wanting to be  outdone by their rival to the north, it seems Scott and Richie are destined to head south to battle it out in Sao Paolo for the love and money of Brazil's jet set. Also on tap is the long rumored 1OAK Miami. Is 1OAK really making its first expansion in South America, or is this just a bit of one-upsmanship to tweak the Pink Team? And if these plans are real, then are they for real? Do these NY operators with a limited global presence, excluding the one off parties at film festivals etc., think that the Brazilian youth are going to be swayed by a short lived NYC brand? Or is this just a licensing deal, enabling their investors to get a bit more cash back? If the latter is true, the owners must hope that these locations don't diminish their brand name, which isn't that strong to begin with. 

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Reader Comments (6)

DBTH- Always critical of every place that's worthwhile in NYC. Can we please, just please get a list of nightclubs that you recommend, and that are worthwhile? I just dont know where to go with all of your criticism!

October 16, 2008 at 02:05PM | Unregistered CommenterMoney Making

who gives a shit

October 16, 2008 at 02:20PM | Unregistered Commenterme

So does that mean they'll change the name to 3oak, as its no longer 1 of a kind?

October 16, 2008 at 05:59PM | Unregistered CommenterBobinho

1oak Miami will kill, there is no question about that whatsoever.

I'm not too sure about a 1oak Sao Paolo though, I just don't really see it. Pink in Sao Paolo, yes. 1oak in Sao Paolo, not so much.

October 17, 2008 at 09:51AM | Unregistered Commenterword up

What do you mean 1oak miami will kill it. NO ONE in miami likes richie akiva, good luck to him even trying to get permits for a venue. Miami is a small small city and everyone knows everyone, the local parties are the best parties, and richie akiva isnt going to get a locals crowd. And im pretty sure last i saw richie akiva in miami he was getting thrown out of mansion by roman jones. Im also pretty sure he got punched in the face by roman at the delano! what a douche

October 17, 2008 at 11:30AM | Unregistered Commenterfuck 1oak

i don't know what richie, or anyone with any nightlife sense, was doing in a place like mansion...

they might have smokin' hot women, but new york will always dictate miami.

1oak will crush in miami. thats no question.

October 17, 2008 at 12:20PM | Unregistered Commenterword up

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