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Inside New Year’s Eve 2012

Though we’re sad to say goodbye to 2011, check out our suggestions for a few awesome parties to help you ring in 2012! 

The Glitter Ball New Year’s Eve 1979. The end of a decade. Four tons of glitter. Decadence and overindulgence. Everyone who was anyone was at Studio 54′s Glitter Ball. It was not merely a party, it was a legend in the making. This New Years Eve, experience the the grandest, shiniest, sparkliest moment of New York City underground party culture. Expect the surreal and the sublime, disco dazzle & shimmer all around, rich sounds of funk and brass whisking your body into a fervor, dancers swirling like liquid gold, aerialists dropping like diamonds from the ceiling, feats of fantastic physical strength, mysterious gypsies to divine your future, booty-shaking funk/disco/afrobeat DJs, and one magical shimmering hostesses.
 8pm-5am, 21+ with ID (25+ suggested),  $40 presale, $50 at door if avail, $20 after 2am
Irondale Center, 85 S Oxford, Fort Greene, BK

Webster Hall New Year’s Eve Ball
For 126 years, people of the WORLD have lost themselves inside the massive, multi-level PARTY superstructure known as Webster Hall. With 4 heartpounding dancefloors, 6 beautiful, unique rooms and four massive floors of madness, Webster Hall is an adventure no witness will ever forget.  New Years Eve at Webster Hall is the biggest night of the year, the mother of all parties; the stuff that dreams are made of. Thousands of people gather to celebrate the beginning of a new year, to express their love of life and release their wildest fantasies at what truly is The Greatest Party on Earth! Come for:  The Largest Balloon Drop in the Free World! Over 100,000 balloons shall fall from the sky at the stroke of Midnight!, open bar 8pm-2am, Live Broadcast of the Ball Drop in Times Square on 40 LCD screens around the club and largest HD LCD Video Wall in NYC,  mind-blowing Aerial performances, dazzling fire displays, a continental breakfast and more!
8pm, 125 E 11th St, $99+, 19+ w/ valid ID 

New Years Eve at the Nuyo, with Bobby Sanabria and La Bruja
Ring in the new year at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, with a New Years Eve concert by celebrated Latin Jazz percussionist Bobby Sanabria and Quarteto Ache, featuring a special performance by poet/songstress/comedienne La Bruja. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door (students and Nuyo members pay only $20 at the door, with valid ID).
Tickets include a champagne toast at midnight.
236 East 3rd Street, doors at 9pm, F to 2nd Ave

Verboten and The Dog&Pony Show team up to ring in 2012 in old Hollywood style with a massive New Years Eve blowout. Check out the multi-room Brooklyn spot The Morgan for a 12 hour party on two massive soundsystems. Featuring a jam-packed lineup with LEE BURRIDGE (All Day I Dream), Hot Creations rising star DANNY DAZE, and a special closing set by DJ THREE. The Dog & Pony Show Gallery showcases a wealth of art and nudisco talent, including Wolf+Lamb’s PILLOWTALK performing live, and SOHO808 (Wurst Music) and Beg To Differ (Wurst Music). Rounding out the roster are MIKE KHOURY (Listed), Verboten & Robot Heart regular JOHN DILL, and The Dog & Pony Show residents PAUL RAFFAELE and KEVIN OSHA.  Dress code is black tie, Burning Man style, so dig out your weirdest, craziest, and sexiest take on tuxes and evening wear for the 2012 NYE marathon. We’re going all out too, adding B&W decor, custom art and video installations, massive sound in both rooms by D3 Audio, a heated smoking terrace, and lots of extra bathrooms.  Grab your tickets now!
The Morgan, 25 Bogart St (at Varet St), Brooklyn, 10pm – 10am , 21+

Z Hotel’s Annual Best New Years Eve
Enjoy a Gourmet Buffet, Champagne Toast, Noise Makers, Party Hats, and Continental Breakfast! Only $25!
11-01 43rd Ave, Long Island City, Queens. 8pm-6am Cash Bar.  Purchase advance tickets by emailing


Have a safe and happy New Year!


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