Five ways to ring in the new year in NYC
There’s no place like NYC to celebrate New Year’s Eve – this year is no different. The Big Apple promises to welcome a new decade in style. Spectrum has picked five events – ranging from the sophisticated to the rowdy – where you can dance ’til the ball drops. Let the countdown begin!
GBH Presents: New Year’s Eve at Drom
Rock the night away to DJ’s Alex English, Kieren Taylor and II07 at this downtown lounge in the East Village. Enjoy a one-hour open vodka bar from 9:00 – 10:00 and plenty of elecro, indie, hip-hop and old school classics for your drunken delectation. $20 advanced tickets can be purchased here.
Drom is located at 85 Avenue A between 5th and 6th streets.
Brooklyn Bowl is located at 61 Wythe Avenue between N 11th and N 12th streets.
New Year’s Eve Ball at Webster Hall
NYE at Webster Hall is the biggest night of the year – “the mother of all parties.” The downtown venue is celebrating 125 years of music and partying, and promises the largest balloon drop in the free world: over 100,000 balloons will fall at the stroke of midnight. The party won’t stop until the next day, with alcohol being served ’til 8 in the morning. 19+ to enter, 21 to drink. Party on here.
Webster Hall is located at 125 E. 11th St. between Third and Fourth avenues.
NYE 2011 at Amnesia with MTV’s J-WOWW
Party like you’re at the Jersey Shore with MTV star J-WOWW at mega-club Amnesia. This party is sponsored by Red Bull, and every guest will receive free Red Bull drinks at their table to keep those fists pumping all night long. Enjoy a five-hour open bar and champagne toast after a long day of GTL.
Amnesia is located at 609 West 29th St. between 11th and 12th avenues.
New Year’s Eve 2011 Singles Party at R-Bar
Not looking forward to the holidays because you’re single? Head downtown to a “burlesque-style” party at R-Bar on the Lower East Side and celebrate 2011 with over 300 single New Yorkers. Doors open at 8:00 pm. $100 cash at the door.
R-Bar is located at 218 Bowery St. between Spring and Prince streets.
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