Wednesday, December 28, 2011

A Very Uptown New Year's Eve

The Uptown Chamber has compiled a list of New Year's Eve festivities here in Uptown, and we added a few ourselves.   Ring in the new year close to home....
  • Take In A Show With the Neo-Futurists.  On Saturday, December 31, doors open at The Neo-Futurarium (5153 N Ashland, at Foster) at 9:30p.m. for non-alcoholic refreshments and hors d’oeuvres.  A performance of Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind begins promptly at 11:00p.m. (no admittance after 11:00p.m.)  The performance ends at 12 midnight with a New Year’s toast and The Neo-Futurists’ signature pizza.  Admission is $50.  Advance tickets are required and available online at  Although Too Much Light New Year’s Eve is an all-ages show, it is not appropriate for children.
  • Ceres' Table (4882 N Clark) is offering a three-course dinner flight and a five-course dinner flight. You can check out the menus here. The three course menu is $45 and will be available until 7:00p.m. The five course menu is $65 and available all night.  For reservations please call 773.878.4882.
  • Fat Cat (4840 N Broadway) offers an "Anti-Prohibition New Year's Eve," with a "Recovery Brunch" beginning at 11am on New Year's Day.  Check out the details here.
  • Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center (4450 N Clark) will celebrate New Year's Eve Black Ensemble Style!  Featuring The Jackie Wilson Story, as well as dancing and open mic.  Click here for more information.
  • The Sofo Tap (4923 N Clark) will host a New Year's Eve Party.  Limited number of tickets are available for $40 apiece.  Open bar from 9pm till 1am featuring Absolut, Jack Daniels, Cuervo, Bacardi, all draft beer. Champagne toast, party favors and light appetizers. Call 773-784-SOFO to RSVP or check out the website.
  • The Spot (4437 N Broadway) will host the 5th Annual Masquerade Ball. Buffet with carving station, 4 hour call drink package, champagne toast and more.  Call 773-728-8934 to RSVP.  Click here for more details.
  • Crew Bar + Grill (4804 N Broadway) will have drinks specials and a champagne toast at midnight, as well as a deejay until 3am.  Check out the full details here.
  • Fontana Grill and Wine Bar (1329 W Wilson) will have two seating available for a delectable way to ring in the new year.  The menu features organic eggplant rollata, tiramisu, and more fresh creations.  Click here for the full menu options. 
Got any more Uptown options?  Put 'em in the comments or write us at and we'll add them to the list.

1 comment:

  1. THANKS UU for posting these wonderful options!
    My tip is to avoid any roving gangs, and by all means CALL 911 if you see (or hear) anything that appears WRONG.