New Year's Eve Guide


Backdoor Comedy: Linda Stogner, Doug Richardson and the club's other comedians perform at 8 p.m. ($15) and 10:30 p.m. ($30, which also includes party favors, black-eyed peas and a midnight champagne toast). 718 N Buckner Blvd, 972-601-2204.


The Stoneleigh Hotel: A single guest room is $89; the Celebration Package is $249, which includes a suite, champagne, roses, strawberries and late check out. 2927 Cedar Springs, 214-871-7111.Joe Ely: Taylor Williams opens. Bass Performance Hall, 330 E 4th St, Fort Worth, 1-877-212-4280.


Slobberbone: $20, which includes champagne at midnight, party favors and breakfast at 1:30 a.m. Barley House, 2916 N Henderson, 214-824-0306.

Sugarbomb: Club Clearview hosts the local band while the complex's other three clubs and roofdeck offer DJs; party favors, champagne at midnight and art by Clay Austin, $20 from Star Tickets, $25 at the door, 21 and up. 2806 Elm St, 214-939-0077.


After Dark on Cedar Springs: The Las Vegas revue, The Rat Pack, featuring comedy, dance and music by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr., impersonators, will be performed. 4026 Cedar Springs, 214-219-1099 (reservations required).

Baja California Grill: Pangaea Project plays; two packages: $25 includes two drinks, buffet, champagne at midnight and party favors and $50 includes four-course dinner (at either 7:30 p.m. or 9:30 p.m.), two drinks, champagne and party favors. 14905 Midway Road, Addison, 972-233-0101 (reservations required).

Cape Buffalo: Crush plays party music all night; party favors and champagne toast at midnight, $10 general admission, $30 for a reserved table with appetizers and a bottle of champagne. 17727 Addison Road, 972-381-9796.

Czech Club: Beer, mixers, wine, champagne and food will be offered along with a dance and live music by the Vanek Czech Band, 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., $7.50 to $10, 972-286-4558 (reservations). 4930 Military Pkwy, 214-275-8577.

Eisenbergs Skate Park: The lock-in party for kids is from 10:30 p.m. December 31 to 7 a.m. January 1 with dinner, party favors, contest prizes and breakfast, $35. 930 E 15th, Plano, 972-509-7725.

Elm St. Bar: Drink specials until 9 p.m., no cover all night, champagne toast at midnight and party favors. 2812 Elm St, 214-653-1668.

Liquid: Ten Texas DJs will spin all night, plus there will be a countdown to midnight and $2 drink specials, $25; hotel room reservations are offered for $79. 2005 Greenville Ave, 214-823-9700.

Lota's Goat: Music by Jangobilly with Scott Prater and champagne at midnight, no cover. 7248 Gaston, 214-327-8119.

Pete's Dueling Piano Bar: Live music from several decades, plus party favors, champagne, balloon drop and limited reserved seating. 4980 Beltline Road, Addison, 972-726-7383.

Pour House: Music by Rock-A-Bye and an extended menu. 1919 Skillman, 214-824-1170.

Winedale Tavern: Live music with Dirty Sanchez beginning at 9 p.m., champagne at midnight and no cover. 2110 Greenville Ave, 214-235-5018.Avanti Euro Bistro: Five-course dinners with two seatings, $40 for the first, $65 for the second, which also includes live jazz after 9 p.m., party favors, dancing and a champagne toast. 5001 Addison Circle, 972-386-7800.


Avanti Restaurant Fountain Place: Five-course dinners with two seatings, $40 for the first, $65 for the second, which also includes performances by an Elvis impersonator after 9 p.m., party favors, dancing and a champagne toast. 1445 Ross Ave, 214-965-0055.

Avanti Ristorante: Reservations available from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. with live jazz beginning at 9 p.m., party favors and a champagne toast. 2720 McKinney Ave, 214-871-4955.

Bay Leaf: A four-course dinner and live jazz with seatings at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. 2820 Commerce St, 214-573-8775 (reservations required).

Café Izmir: Kevin Stone, the chef of Café Asian, will prepare a five-course dinner with champagne, live music and party favors, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., $65 for the early seating, $85 for the late one. 3711 Greenville Ave, 214-827-4260.

Chamberlain's Fish Market Grill: First seating, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., $49.95 (three-course meal); second seating, 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., $65 (four-course meal). 4525 Belt Line Road, Addison, 972-503-3474.

Ciudad: Four-course dinner with a reception, $30 gift card for 2002, a bottle of champagne and party favors at midnight and big band music by Vince Martinez, $150. 3888 Turtle Creek Village, 214-219-3141 (reservations required).

Franki's Li'l Europe: Three-course dinner, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., $39.95; four-course dinner with wine, 9 p.m., $75. 362 Casa Linda Plaza, 214-320-0426 (reservations required).

May Dragon: Open with regular menu, banquet rooms seating 10 to 100 people each are available. 4848 Belt Line Road, Addison, 972-392-9998.

Monica's Aca Y Alla: First seating, a la carte, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; second seating, three-course meal with a bottle of champagne, 8:30 p.m., $75, includes party favors at midnight, music by Chilo and a $30 gift card for 2002. 2914 Main St in Deep Ellum, 214-748-7140 (reservations required).

Pappas Brothers' Steakhouse: Reservations available from 5 p.m. to 10:45 p.m. for regular menu items and special additions such as caviar and champagne, Kobe beef and steak and lobster; party favors and live music available all night. 10477 Lombardy Lane, 214-366-2000.

Parigi: Seating between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. for six-course menu; champagne toast at midnight, $100. 3311 Oak Lawn, 214-521-0295.

Rooster: Three and four-course meals are available with or without champagne, 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. 3521 Oak Grove, 214-521-1234.

Terilli's Restaurant: Music by Wayne Delano, dancing and chef specialties during seatings at 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. 2815 Greenville Ave, 214-827-3993.

Tejas Grill: Live music, cocktails, dinner and champagne toast for $70 in advance or $90 at the door. 2390 Parkwood Blvd, Frisco, 214-668-8108.

TJ's Seafood Market: Open 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. for lobster feasts featuring fresh or steamed Maine lobsters, bibs, crackers, forks and butter; other seafood available. Preston and Forest, 214-691-2369.


Midnight Madness: Keith & Margo's Murder Mystery presents a special show with a mystery to solve by midnight and a reception, four-course dinner, champagne, dancing with DJ music, party favors and prizes for mystery solvers, 8:30 p.m., $249 per couple, add a guest room for $50, 972-263-5178 (reservations) or 972-869-4300 (hotel reservations). The Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West, 1590 LBJ at Luna Road.

Murder Mystery Gala: The Runway Theatre presents Going, Going, Gone, an original murder mystery, plus dinner, three drink coupons, dancing, a silent auction, a raffle, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight and breakfast, doors open at 6 p.m., $75, 817-488-4300 (reservations). Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S Main St, Grapevine.

Sweeney Todd--Fiend of Fleet Street: Pocket Sandwich Theatre premieres its new audience-participation, popcorn-tossing, comedy-melodrama with a party that also includes a buffet dinner, beverages, door prizes, a comedy performance by Lugo and Long and champagne and party favors at midnight, 6:15 p.m., $75. 5400 E Mockingbird, 214-821-1860.


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