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NY New Year’s Eve Guide 2010

BY Remezcla Estaff | PUBLISHED: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009
NY New Year’s Eve Guide 2010

Welcome to NYRemezcla’s 3rd annual New Year’s Eve Guide!

The only place to get informed on all the Latin parties, concerts, and dinners happening in La Gran Manzana on December 31st, 2009.

NOTE: PLEASE CHECK BACK DAILY, as we will constantly be updating our list of events for the big night!!

Attention promoters, venues, artists and party people: If you would like to ADD an event, CLICK HERE.

NAVIGATE THIS GUIDE: PARTIES | CONCERTS | DINNERS| ARTICLES

Parties
nacotheque

NACOTHEQUE NYE FIESTA

at 200 ORCHARD 10pm-4am $10 w RSVP
The Nacotheque Latin indie parties have traveled all over the US, Mexico and Europe for the past 3 years and even though their biweekly shindigs in Chinatown are officially ovah, DJ Marcelo and Amylu are back for a New Year’s Eve fiesta you shouldn’t miss.
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millercruz150

FUNKY THOMPSON HOTEL

at THOMPSON HOTEL
9pm-4am $20-75
Party at the 70’s-inspired Libertine lounge with an all-inclusive mayhem that includes house, funk and Afro-Latin DJs Miller Cruz, Sal Leone and Gatto, 5 hour top-shelf open bar, tequila tasting, Times Square ball drop and more.
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excelencia150

SOUNDS OF BRAZIL (S.O.B.’S) NYE

at S.O.B.’S 8pm $25-$150
S.O.B.’s is ready to bring in 2010 the right way – with samba, salsa, and funk, that is. With live sets by La Excelencia, Kazua Band and DJ Spike, plus a yummy breakfast at dawn, S.O.B.’s has got you covered! Five course dinner with caipirinhas available.
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yerbabuena150

A YERBABUENA NEW YEAR

at NUYORICAN CAFE 10pm $25adv – $30
The always delightful Yerbabuena want to party with you on New Year’s. Ring in 2010 at Nuyorican Poets Cafe and dance the night away to the rhythm of bomba y plena. Trust us, this is as close as you’re gonna get to a traditional Puerto Rican celebration! Tickets include a champagne toast at midnight.
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camaradas150

PUERTO RICAN NEW YEAR

at CAMARADAS 7pm $10 adv – $15
Keep it boricua this New Year’s at Spanish Harlem’s Camaradas! The (tiny) cover charge includes a buffet dinner (arroz con gandules, anyone?), dessert and two midnight toasts of coquito and champagne. Puerto Rico is an hour ahead, so why not toast with them as well? Don’t forget the musica – DJ G-Bo The Pro will keep the classic hip-hop and reggae jams going.
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sofrito150

NOCHE DE CELEBRACION

at SOFRITO 9pm $50-$150
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the upscale Puerto Rican restaurant and lounge, Sofrito. DJ Creme and DJ Smalls will play the best of Latin, house, and hip-hop, as you drink up at the five hour premium open bar. Throw in the complimentary hors d’oeuvres, courtesy of celeb chef Ricardo Cardona, and you’re ready for one classy bash.
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bembe150

ECLECTIC EVE

at BEMBE 9pm-6am $20
The always poppin’ Bembe will feature two live sets by Minmalistic at 9pm and 10:30pm, live percussion by Binho all night long, and plenty of DJs in between. Where else are you going to dance to live percussion between 4 and 6 in the morning?! After party, anyone?
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gonzalez150

FIESTA GRANDE 2010

at GONZALEZ Y GONZALEZ
8pm $25-$100
Salsa hot spot brings you Fiesta Grande 2010, with live salsa band Grupo Latin Vibe and DJ Charlie spinning reggaeton, merengue, and bachata. Wear the comfy stilettos because you’ll be dancing well into 2010! Three course prix-fixe dinner option available.
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paquito150

PAQUITO D’RIVERA

at LINCOLN CENTER
6pm or 10pm $150-$250
Enjoy Afro-Cuban and Brazilian jazz with Paquito D’Rivera and the New York Voices. Dinner and a show available at two different times with varying prices: a 3-course meal and the concert for $150 at 6pm, or dine in the late-evening with wine and bring in the new year with Paquito at 10pm for $250.
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barbes150

BRAZIL MEETS APPALACHIA

at BARBES 10pm $10
Brazilian accordion wizard Rob Curto, and bluegrass guitar picker Clay Ross (of Matuto) combine repertoires for a full on Carnaval in the Appalachian Mountains. If Forró For All doesn’t keep you heated on the dance floor, Clay’s eyes will be enough to make you melt!
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lazarza150

LA ZARZA’S CHIC NYE

at LA ZARZA
9pm $75-$125
Party up the last night of the year (and the first of 2010) at East Village hot spot La Zarza! Start the night off with Spanish hors d’oeuvres (9pm-11pm) and keep it going all night with an open bar (til 3am). Music? Of course! DJs will spin the latest dance, 80´s, rock, hip hop and top 40s.
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clubcache150

SALSA CELEBRATION

at CLUB CACHE
9pm $20 adv
Mike Pena, Marlon Int’l, and Joey Salsa host the night, while Xibicion Santo Rico and Lorenz Dance Co. perform live at this salsa haven. Arrive early for dinner at 9pm (only $15 extra), and get the party kickin’ an hour later.
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robflowsutra150

A NEW ODYSSEY

at SUTRA LOUNGE 9pm $95-$150
What’s in store for you in 2010? If you see the East Village’s Sutra for the new year, then you’re bound to have a good time – and have your fortune read! This two floor venue will host the night with an open bar, small appetizers, erotic raffles, and DJ Rob Flow. Get your moves on as he mixes hip-hop, reggae, Latin 80s and rock.
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talay150

TALAY LATIN DANCE PARTY

at TALAY
9pm $50
DJs SanOne, LP1, Ric Roc, and Dennis Da Menace spin hip-hop, bachata, reggaeton, and merengue.  Arrive early for the open bar, and then 2-for-1 drink specials until the stroke of midnight, at which point you’ll be toasting with free champagne in hand. Hookahs also available, and it wouldn’t be Latin without food…don’t miss the (free!) desayuno at 5am!
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columbus72150

COLUMBUS 72 EXTRAVAGANZA

at COLUMBUS 72
9pm-6am $20-$750
Columbus 72 invites you to celebrate New Year’s Eve Latin style at their beautiful nightclub/lounge. Two separate rooms, two separate DJs, and maybe you’ll even be seeing double by the night’s end! DJ Suave will have the smooth Latin hits in the Broadway Room, while DJ Blaze heats up the Columbus room with top 40s and classic hits.
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club20150

AÑO NUEVO 20/20

at 20/20
8pm Gratis!
Club 20/20 will host a New Year’s party to remember. Get down to a salsa mix as DJ Tony B Bonilla spins all night long. Expect drink specials along with a few free drinks on the house as well!
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missfavela150

FROM RIO TO BROOKLYN

at MISS FAVELA
10pm-4am $50
This is a New Year’s party that will having you bringing 2010 in Brazilian style with a special menu and  live music by Gato Morto band and DJ Miller on the decks. We love Miss Favela for its lively atmosphere, exciting music and killer fruity drinks. NYE will surely not disappoint!
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Concerts
yerbabuena150

YERBABUENA

at NUYORICAN CAFE 10pm $25 adv – $30
Local favorites Yerbabuena want to party with you on New Year’s. Ring in 2010 at Nuyorican Poets Cafe and dance the night away to the rhythm of bomba y plena. Trust us, this is as close as you’re gonna get to a traditional Puerto Rican celebration! Tickets include a champagne toast at midnight.
MORE INFO
paquito150

PAQUITO D’RIVERA

at LINCOLN CENTER 6pm or 10pm $150-$250
Enjoy Afro-Cuban and Brazilian jazz with Paquito D’Rivera and the New York Voices. Dinner and a show available at two different times with varying prices: a 3-course meal and the concert for $150 at 6pm, or dine in the late-evening with wine and bring in the new year with Paquito at 10pm for $250.
MORE INFO
bembe150

MINIMALISTICO

at BEMBE 9pm-6am $20
The always poppin’ Bembe is will feature two live sets by Minimalistico at 9pm and 10:30pm, live percussion by Binho all night long, and plenty of DJs in between. Where else are you going to dance to live percussion between 4 and 6 in the morning?! After party, anyone?
MORE INFO
excelencia150

LA EXCELENCIA & KAZUA BAND

at S.O.B.’S 8pm $25-$150
S.O.B.’s is ready to bring in 2010 the right way – with samba, salsa, and funk, that is. With live sets by La Excelencia, Kazua Band and DJ Spike, plus a yummy breakfast at dawn, S.O.B.’s has got you covered! Dinner packages available.
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gonzalez150

GRUPO LATIN VIBE

at GONZALEZ Y GONZA
8pm $25-$100
Salsa hot spot brings you Fiesta Grande 2010 with live salsa band Grupo Latin Vibe and DJ Charlie spinning reggaeton, merengue, and bachata. Wear the comfy stilettos because you’ll be dancing well into 2010! Dinner options available.
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havanacentral150

OCHUN

at HAVANA CENTRAL 5pm or 9pm $45.02-$250.81
Have a Cuban New Year’s Eve in the heart of Times Square – but without the cold or the bustle. The Havana Central 46th St location is offering a 5-course dinner plus live performance by their popular salsa house band Ochun.
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barbes150

FORRO FOR ALL AND MATUTO

at BARBES 10pm $10
Brazilian accordion wizard Rob Curto, and bluegrass guitar picker Clay Ross (of Matuto) combine repertoires for a full on Carnaval in the Appalachian Mountains. If Forró For All doesn’t keep you heated on the dance floor, Clay’s eyes will be enough to make you melt!
MORE INFO
clubcache150

XIBICION SANTO RICO & LORENZ DANCE

at CLUB CACHE
9pm $20 adv
Mike Pena, Marlon Int’l, and Joey Salsa host the night, while Xibicion Santo Rico and Lorenz Dance Co. perform live at this salsa haven. Arrive early for dinner at 9pm (only $15 extra), and get the party kickin’ an hour later.
MORE INFO
missfavela150

GATO MORTO & DJ MILLER

at MISS FAVELA
10pm-4am $50
This is a New Year’s party that will having you bringing 2010 in Brazilian style with a special menu and live music by Gato Morto band and DJ Miller on the decks. We love Miss Favela for its lively atmosphere, exciting music and killer fruity drinks. NYE will surely not disappoint!
MORE INFO
Dinners
camaradas150

PUERTO RICAN NEW YEAR’S BUFFET

at CAMARADAS 7pm $10 adv – $15
Keep it boricua this New Year’s at Spanish Harlem’s Camaradas! The (tiny) cover charge includes a buffet dinner (arroz con gandules, anyone?), dessert and two midnight toasts of coquito and champagne. Puerto Rico is an hour ahead, so why not toast with them as well? Don’t forget the musica – DJ G-Bo The Pro will keep the classic hip-hop and reggae jams going.
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rayuela150

ESTILO LIBRE LATINO DINNER

at RAYUELA 9 or 9:30pm $110
Say goodbye to 2009 as you enjoy some of the best Estilo Libre Latino cuisine (think traditional dishes with unconventional ingredients). Rayuela chef Maximo Tejada has put together an amazing menu, including a lobster salad, paella negra and a scrumptious chocolate pudding with caramelized onions.
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paquito150

PAQUITO D’RIVERA

at LINCOLN CENTER
6pm or 10pm $150-$250
Enjoy Afro-Cuban and Brazilian jazz with Paquito D’Rivera and the New York Voices. Dinner and a show available at two different times with varying prices: a 3-course meal and the concert for $150 at 6pm, or dine in the late-evening with wine and bring in the new year with Paquito at 10pm for $250.
MORE INFO
gonzalez150

FIESTA GRANDE 2010

at GONZALEZ Y GONZA
8pm $25-$100
Salsa hot spot brings you Fiesta Grande 2010, with live salsa band Grupo Latin Vibe and DJ Charlie spinning reggaeton, merengue, and bachata. Wear the comfy stilettos because you’ll be dancing well into 2010! Three course prix-fixe dinner option available.
MORE INFO
excelencia150

SOUNDS OF BRAZIL (S.O.B.’s) NYE

at S.O.B.’s 8pm $25-$150
S.O.B.’s is ready to bring in 2010 the right way – with samba, salsa, and funk, that is. With live sets by La Excelencia, Kazua Band and DJ Spike, plus a yummy breakfast at dawn, S.O.B.’s has got you covered! Five course dinner with caipirinha available.
MORE INFO
havanacentral150

TROPICAL NYE FEATURING OCHUN

at HAVANA CENTRAL 5pm or 9pm $45.02-$250.81
Have a Cuban New Year’s Eve in the heart of Times Square – but without the cold or the bustle. The Havana Central 46th Street location is offering a 5-course dinner plus live performance by their popular salsa house band Ochun.
MORE INFO
Articles

HANGOVER HELPER

What do olive oil, ceviche, ice on your crotch, and charcoal
have in common? We reached out to several heavy drinkers to present you with our very own collection of hangover remedies to help you deal with the morning(s) after and ring in the New Year unscathed.
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OUR FAVE (FREE) SONGS OF 2009

As we wrap up 2009, we’re cherry picking the best of the best in our Free Downloads series . Click on for free downloads from Rita Indiana y Sus Misterios (left), Rupa & The April Fishes, y mas.
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BEST FILMS OF THE YEAR

A highly subjective (and by no means definite) list of Latino films that impacted us the most this year. Check out what we thought was the best, worst, so-so and overrated in cinema in 2009. Besides, there is always the comment button if you feel your picks should be on there.
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jesus150

NYE TRADITIONS: NEW YEAR, NEW LIFE

Red underwear? Check. Suitcase around the block? Ready. Twelve grapes at midnight? Why not? These and a few more ways you can make sure you ring in 2010 with luck on your side… It’s New Year’s Eve traditions, a lo Latino. Año Nuevo, Vida Nueva.
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