Can’t decide where to rock ‘n roll this New Year’s Eve? Then you can toast with the bubbly,throw confetti, and in some cases, dance the night away. Reserve your spot at one of these local parties:
Diva Lounge, may have the biggest party in town, offering dinner, open bar, dancing, live music after midnight by hip hop masters Sugarhill Gang and festive party favors to make your New Year’s so much fun, that the next day you’ll say it was worth the hangover. General Manager, Erin Taggert, has promised that the Lounge won’t be overcrowded, and they expect the age mix of young and young at heart to keep the fires burnin’ until 4 AM! Before midnight, the three deejays will get you rocking with Old School, Hip-Hop, and Reggaeton. Have dinner & cocktails for $140 beginning at 8pm, or just come for your favorite drinks at 10:30 pm ($100). Both party packages include premium open bar featuring specialty Diva cocktails and a champagne toast at midnight. All taxes and gratuities included.
Church Street Cafe, will nourish and quench all of you First Nighters with mealtimes complicated by the top entertainment you are dying to see. Church Street Caf√É¬©√¢‚Ç¨‚Ñ¢s Holiday Festival 2006 includes the following options: the full dinner menu, a special $50 prix-fixe menu, a first brunch from 11:30 pm until 1:30 am, as well as drinks and snacks outside. Upstairs at Church will feature dancing with the Kevin Reilly Quartet from 9:30 p.m. until 1:00 a.m.
Palazzo, has a full wine bar, prix fixe menu and live jazz playing all night until the countdown to 2006. The first seating, 5-7 pm offers a 3 course menu; their second seating, from 8 pm to midnight, offers a 5 course menu, with a complimentary champagne toast.
Round Trip Fare is offering a special menu for New Year’s Eve; celebrate with champagne, wine, beer or whatever strikes your fancy from the bar.
Raymond’s, does not require reservations, and with dinner seatings until midnight, you can still catch both sets of Richie Havens and get a nice meal from their full menu plus specials. BYO, they’ll supply the noisemakers and balloons. Can’t make it that evening? Visit them for New Year’s Brunch on Dec. 31st and Jan. 1.
Jump and Jive at Just Jake’s, where for a $75 admission you"ll enjoy an outrageous dance band, New Power Soul, a premium open bar, hot appetizers, champagne toast, and party favors, 9:00 pm – 2:30 am.
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