NY NIGHTLIFE: SCENE

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It’s December 31st – NEW YEAR’S EVE! This New Year’s Eve, there’s nothing but possibilities hovering around the 3-2-1 cheer! For MORE great New Year’s eve and pre-New Year’s events, flip to our comprehensive nightlife listings!!! Prospero Año Nuevo!


Cattyshack
The Fur Ball is back for its 13th year at Cattyshack and, yes, it will be warm and fuzzy! This Dec 31, the party starts early with the bubbly flowing all night long, with a free champagne toast at midnight. A sexy lineup of go-go dancers and special guest DJs will have your body grooving to the best beats of 2007. Get your tickets early to enjoy spectacular drink specials, a free breakfast at 6am and Brooklyn’s gorgeous girls.


Chueca

Queens’ own five-night-a-week lesbian bar, with the hottest Latinas in town, hosts its Black Tie Party on New Year’s Eve. DJ MaFemme will spin the best Latin beats, while guest DJs keep the room vibrating with the best Reggaeton, Tribal House and Freestyle tracks. But before the most sinsational night of the year commences, Chueca’s pre-New Year’s party on Dec 29 will tantalize with electrifying bar dancers.

Henrietta Hudson
With seven flat-screen TVs in this West Village hangout, who’d want to watch the ball drop in freezing, crowded Times Square? Hot dancing bodies to keep you warm are just a bonus at Henrietta Hudson. Toast 2008 with champagne and noisemakers, while DJ Kim Dazy plays ol’ skool, classic house, R&B, hip-hop and club remixes all night at this classy affair (the dress code is “decadent!”)

Lovergirl
Start your New Year off right at Lovergirl’s new space, Club Cache, a classy midtown spot where you’ll enjoy drink specials and groove to dope music with super sexy women. Clink your free glass of champagne with that pretty lady on the dance floor at the stroke of midnight, then invite her to share a bagel with you at the free continental breakfast buffet at 4am. Get your tickets early or you might miss this night to remember.

Shescape
Take a big, juicy bite out of 2008 by celebrating with the Shescape crowd! Gorgeous go-gos, vaulted ceilings, cozy leather lounge seating in an Asian-inspired Waverly Place bar will set a sexy mood. Watch the Times Square festivities on one of three 62-inch flat-screen TVs. Toast your free bubbly at midnight, and stay for the continental breakfast as the sun comes up. DJ Francesca Magliano will keep the heat up high all night long.

Snapshot
*Snapshot* helps you welcome 2008 with their “Magic 8 Ball” party. Catch Lesbians on Ecstasy performing live at this intoxicating queer party in a new warehouse space across the river. Gorgeous gay girls and bois, decked out in their Monday best, will raise the roof at this huge ball! Top-notch dance DJs, and not one but two bars, make ushering in the New Year a truly extravagant and ecstatic event.