Local restaurants offer exclusive entertainment and dining options to begin 2011
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Katie Carr
Monday, December 27, 2010
If the thought of spending another year watching Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest countdown the end of 2010 in Times' Square has you yearning for something to do this New Year's Eve, Edgewater Patch has got you covered. We checked in with restaurants and bars in the area to see what special events they have lined up to ring in 2011 – whether you're looking simply to dine out or stay out until the clock chimes 12. Just Looking for Dinner? Several restaurants will be operating under normal business hours, including the Greene Turtle (open until 1am) and The Steakhouse (open until 12 midnight). Edgewater restaurant will be open until 10pm, but reservations will be required for any dining after 3pm (reservations are currently still available). The…
While some parents are too exhausted to even think about staying up until midnight, others are ready to celebrate on New Year's Eve.
While some communities offer family friendly New Year's Eve events, it's just not practical for some people to hit the town with kids in tow. Patch offers the following suggestions for making the most of your celebration at home. Invite other families with kids over and ask a local student home from college (or the responsible teen in the neighborhood) to be your activity director for the evening. Put this person in charge of leading games, crafts and snacks. Family Fun magazine has some great party suggestions. This scenario works well if you have a basement or rec room where the kids can have their own "party" for the evening while the adults gather somewhere else in the house. Kids of all ages love to dress up in crazy outfits. Choose a…