A New Year is Upon Us

Ringing in the New Year is always exciting, from house parties to quiet dinners, everyone across the globe has their way of celebrating. In case you should find yourself without a plan this chilly New Year's Eve, see one of our suggestions below and ring the new year in right. As always, Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Happy Holidays to you and yours - Holiday Inn Manhattan View.


Watch the Ball Drop in Times Square 42nd to 47th Streets between Broadway and Seventh Avenue, Midtown - free

Run Through Central Park at Midnight Race starts on the 72nd Street Transverse inside Central Park - $60 for NYRR members and $65 for non-members

Go Clubbing, 'Jersey Shore' Style AMC 34th Street, 312 W. 34th St Chelsea - $55 including open bar. Your ticket gets you into the after-hours party at Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St., beginning at 2am

Party Into New Year's Day at Webster Hall 125 E. 11th Street, East Village - $50 general admission to the after hours party beginning at 3:30am

Antibalas Afrobeat at SOB's - 204 Varick Street TriBeCa - $40 in advance


Watch the Prospect Park Fireworks Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights Free

Get in the Afrobeat Groove at the Knitting Factory Brooklyn 361 Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg - $60 in advance, $70 on New Year's Eve

Rock-n-Bowl at Brooklyn Bowl 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg - $40 at the door


Toast 2014 in an Astoria Beer Garden Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria - $80 per person

Breathe in the New Year with Yoga and Meditation The Giving Tree Yoga Studio, 22-56 31st St., Astoria $25, $5 for members

The Bronx

Dance All Night at Salsa Con Fuego 2297 Cedar., University Avenue - free admission

Staten Island

Have Family-Friendly Fun at the Staten Island Children's Museum 1000 Richmond Terrace, Randall Manor - Free with museum admission, $6 for people 1 year old or older