Count Down Downtown

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate 2010?  Not interested in the crowded bars of MidTown or the crush of Times Square?  Why not take the opportunity to bring the new year in “in style”.  From Wall Street to Stone Street to a cruise around the Harbor, Lower Manhattan is offering plenty of ways to remember auld lang syne.

Cipriani Wall Street

This years New Years Eve Party is located at 55 Wall Street Restaurant (2nd & 3rd floors)

The celebration will commence at 9:00pm until 3:00am

This year’s theme will be Black and White

It will host 2 DJ’s (featuring The Famous DJ Jacques) With Two Separate Dance Floors

This event includes:

A delicious Four Course Meal:

Lobster Salad

Uovo in Raviolo

Roasted Veal Chop

Chocolate Soufflé

Accompanied with:

Cipriani Red & White Cuvee Wine

A Champagne Toast at Midnight

Additional Bottle Service also available

Party Favors provided by Cipriani

Sexy Attire is Required!  The Price for event is $200.00 per person before tax and gratuities.

Space will be limited so please call or contact @ (646) 723-0897 or ebonnetain@cipriani.com

Credit Card information is needed to secure your reservation

South Street Seaport Water Taxi Cruise

(from the Broadsheet Daily)

Dec. 31 will mark the end of the first decade of the 21st century. It will also be a night of the “blue moon” – that is, the second full moon in the month, which, as the expression indicates, doesn’t happen very often. Perhaps a good way to celebrate the occasion would be aboard one of the ships that will ply the Hudson River with ample amounts of Champagne aboard, some food, music, dancing and noisemakers at midnight. Here are some suggestions.

Zephyr: Circle Line Downtown’s luxury yacht has large enclosed spaces for partying and several open decks for the hardy. Revelers on the two-and-a-half-hour cruise will find an open bar, hors d’oeuvres and a live DJ with dancing. The boat is equipped with 10 flat screen TVs on which guests can watch the Times Square ball drop so they can whoop and holler at the appropriate moment. Departs from Pier 16 in the South Street Seaport. Boarding at 9:30 p.m. Sails at 10 p.m., returning at 1 a.m. Tickets, $209 (must be 21 or over with valid ID). For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Manhattan: The Manhattan is a lovely and intimate luxury yacht launched in the spring of 2006 that replicates the boats that used to go up and down the Hudson River in the 1920’s, taking their owners from their Hudson Valley estates to their homes and offices in New York City. On New Year’s Eve, the vessel will carry 44 passengers in its heated, glassed-in lounge and outdoor decks. The four-hour New Year’s Eve celebration will include hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine and Champagne, music and fireworks. (Mixed drinks/cocktails are not included, and are available for purchase.) To preserve the evening’s ambiance, guests are asked to dress in formal and festive attire. Departs from Chelsea Piers, (near 22nd Street on the Hudson River) at 9 p.m., returning at 1 a.m. (Exact meeting location details will be provided upon purchase of tickets.) Tickets, $325.  For more information or to purchase tickets, click here. On New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2010, the Manhattan will offer a brunch cruise, sailing at 10:45 a.m. and returning at 1:30 p.m. Tickets, $125. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Audubon: Statue Cruises, which ferries people to and from the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, offers a New Year’s Eve cruise aboard its recently renovated luxury yacht, the Audubon. The evening includes an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, dancing and a Champagne toast at midnight. Departs at 9 p.m. from Battery Park, returning at 1 a.m. Tickets, $185. For more information, call 877-523-9849 or click here.

Cabana: Guests aboard World Yacht’s Cabana will celebrate New Year’s Eve with an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, music, dancing, a midnight Champagne toast and party favors. Boarding begins at 9 p.m. with a 10 p.m. departure from Pier 81 at West 41st Street, returning at 1 a.m. Tickets, $190. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Mad Dog & Beans

$80 per person Includes:
Dinner and All you can drink Top Shelf Open bar from 9 p.m.- 1 a.m.
Champagne toast at Midnight
Traditional Party favors

Special guest DJ

For tickets or to RSVP contact Alina at 212.269.1177 or alina@maddogandbeans.com

To purchase tickets online or go directly to www.maddogandbeans.com

AQCUA at Peck Slip

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER PARTY – CENONE DI CAPODANNO
at ACQUA Restaurant, In The Heart Of The Seaport Historic District.

Four Courses Italian Traditional Banquet prepared by Executive Chef Ciro Santoro, Paired with Four Exceptional Italian Wines.

RESERVE YOUR TABLE TODAY!
For more info and reservations Tel. 212-349-4433
www.acquarestaurantnyc.com

Onda Restaurant

1st Seating: from 6:30pm to 8:45pm

4 course special menu included with 1 cocktail

$65 per person (taxes included)

2nd Seating: from 9:00pm to 12:00am

4 course special menu included with 1 cocktail & champagne toast

$85 per person (taxes included)

Open Bar Package Options

Package 1: 12:00am to 4:00am

Open Bar $65 per person

Package 2: 4 course dinner + 4 hours of Open Bar

$125 per person

Music by:

Dj Luigi D’Esposito (Italy)

www.ondaNYC.com

SUteiShi

Help Your Wallet Help You!

‘Buy One, Get One Free’ with your meal, for hot sake, beer and glasses of wine

24 Peck Slip at the corner of Front Street

Perle

Perle NYC is offering a Prix Fixe Menu for this year’s Celebration:

$45

Amuse Bouche

herb goat cheese and roasted red pepper

Appetizers

Foie Gras Poele

pan seared foie gras pear pouched in red wine

or

Noix De St Jacques

roasted scallops with bacon and chestnut polenta

or

Escargots

on feuillette

Les Plats

Tournedos De Bœuf aux champignons

beef filet mignon, morel mushroom sauce and potato gratin

or

Poulet Roti

roasted chicken, mixed vegetables, and truffle oil

or

Lotte

monked fish, anis bread crust and sweet potato

Desserts

Chocolate Pot De Crème

with homemade cookie

Or

Panacotta

strawberry and lychee pancetta and sabayon champagne

or

Buche De noel

sponge cake with chocolate and brownie

Harry’s Brings in 2010

Harry’s Cafe & Steak will be hosting their third annual New Year’s Eve celebration with a three course pre-fixe dinner complete with a champagne toast at midnight for $75.00 per person. Seating begins at 9pm and guarantees your party a table through midnight, with dancing, djs, screens to watch the ball drop, and plenty of surprises. Looking for somewhere to enjoy dinner before heading out uptown? Come between 6pm and 8:30pm and receive our three course pre-fixe for only $45.00. Menu options include Harry’s jumbo shrimp cocktail, homemade ricotta gnocchi, butter poached lobster, dry aged filet on the bone, and many more. For reservations and more information, call 212-785-9200.

Ulysses’ Folkhouse will also be hosting a New Year’s celebration this year. Join Stone Street’s most popular pub to ring in 2010 with nonstop DJS, party favors and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. As always, there will no cover, so come early! Reservations are limited, but can be made by calling 212-482-0400.

Harry’s Italian, located at 2 Gold Street, will also be open for New Year’s Eve this year. Join us for drink specials, complimentary pizza bites, and music throughout the evening. Don’t fall asleep on an empty stomach–Harry’s will be open until 4am on New Year’s eve for eat in or take out to ensure that your late night pizza craving is fulfilled! Hosting the party at your place this year? Inquire with us about our catering platters, available for pick up or delivery on New Year’s Eve.

Stone Street’s latest addition, the luxury wine bar Vintry Wine & Whiskey, will also be open on New Year’s Eve. Reservations are required for tables, and are extremely limited. Reserve today by calling 212-480-9800.

SHO Shaun Hergatt

Featuring a lavish 5-course tasting menu; Reservations now being accepted for two dinner seatings

5:30pm-7:00pm: Champagne upon arrival and a 5-course tasting ($150/person)

9:00pm: Champagne upon arrival, decadent 5-course tasting and rose champagne at Midnight ($250/person)

Live Music and Dancing in the Pearl Lounge & Bar until 1am.

212-809-3993

40 Broad Street, 2nd Level


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