LIFESTYLE
Get the Official 2014 Times Square Ball Drop App Today!

Can’t make it to Times Square on New Year’s Eve to watch the ball drop? No worries! The Official 2014 Times Square Ball App, available free in both the Apple Store and Google Play Store, allows you to experience the event live on your smart phone or tablet! The app, created by the Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, provides Livestream of the entire event, including the raising of the ball at 6 PM EST, musical performances, and an hourly countdown.

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Los Angeles: New Year's Eve Neighborhood Party Guide

Hollywood is a district of Los Angeles that is known worldwide as the home of the entertainment industry. Movies, celebrities and the like come alive in Hollywood. The famous area of California is not only famous for its inhabitants and careers, but also for some of the best and glamorous nightlife that the Westcoast has to offer.

Feel like a glamorous movie star as you receive the 5-star treatment at LA's landmark Chinese Theater. Spend this New Year's Eve in the lavish theater as you enjoy a 5-hour premium open bar (9 pm - 2 am), party favors, music and a champagne toast at midnight! Ring in 2014 like a true movie star and don't miss this NYE party! General admission ticket with cash bar is $35 and a ticket for a hosted bar is $65

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Miami: New Year's Eve Neighborhood Party Guide

South Beach

South Beach, Miami is the total entertainment mecca of East Coast. Jet setters come from around the world come to play at South Beach's hottest venues, clubs and bars. From the best beaches to the best nightlife, South Beach is the place to party in Miami.

Collins Ave

Running parallel to the ocean, Collins Avenue is one of the top locations for Miami ngihtlife. Famous for its mega clubs, if you are looking for nightlife that is grand and full of surprises.

This trendy lounge tucked away in the W Hotel is the perfect spot to ring in the New Year! Lounge away at WALL at The W Hotel with all your friends as you await the New Year. They will have a 3-hour open bar (9 pm- 12 am) with music by DJ Michael Brun. Tickets start at just $218.

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Why You Should Bar Crawl This New Year's Eve!

You may have had your fair share of bar crawls in college, but don't let that make you think they aren't for the grown and mature. Bar crawls are the perfect way to get all your friends together so you can go from bar to bar and drink the night away!

This New Year's Eve make sure you check out some of the hottest bar crawls on barcrawls.com. Ring in the New Year with your friends while gaining access to the best bars in your city.

If you're still on the fence about whether to do a bar crawl this NYE, check out the list we compiled about all the benefits of a bar crawl!

EARGASMIC
Event Preview: Big Gigantic in NYC


Hailing from Boulder, Colorado, the talented duo known as Big Gigantic is coming to New York City for back-to-back performances at Roseland Ballroom, and we will be there on December 30th! The event is a continuation of their Sky High Tour, which they began earlier in September.

Big Gigantic is notorious for their live stage performances that incorporate saxophone by producer Dominic Lalli and drums by Jeremy Salken. With festivals like Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and Ultra Music Festival under their belts, this duo is coming at you like a whirlwind with exciting livetronica and filthy beats.

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ExPIERience New Year's Eve Like Never Before at Pier 36!

It's the moment everyone has been waiting for-- the lineup announcement has been made for Joonbug.com's highly anticipated Pier 36 NYE 2014 party! In a lineup crafted by the EDM Heavens,Cedric Gervais, R3hab, Sander van Doorn, Showtek, and Tommy Trash will grace the stage as we welcome 2014 with a wild bang. It's a night you will have to EXPIERIENCE for yourself.

In 2012, Joonbug welcomed deadmau5 to the stage, and 2013 saw Armin van Buuren take front and center. Legendary parties in their own right, they had the nation talking and wanting more. Ergo, this year we are upping the ante, giving the people exactly what the people want, and then some, by offering a whole lot more. Additionally, the venue boasts a massive dance floor, perfect for dancing the night away. There will be a live countdown on stage--but don't worry, the party will continue to rage long after the midnight hour.

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Closing out the year: Top 5 DJ Performances on NYE

It’s NYE and you know the drill:
Hot venue √
Sexy outfit √
Champagne at midnight √

What could possibly make ringing in a brand new year that much more spectacular? A performance by one of electronic dance music's hottest DJ’s? Absolutely! If you’re lucky enough to attend any of the NYE parties spanning across these five fabulous cities, you’ll be guaranteed beats, ball drops and a banging good time! Here’s a look at the Top 5:

Armin van Buuren – New York City
Don’t miss out on this adrenaline fueled electric dance party extravaganza presented by Joonbug.com. It all goes down at Pier 36, a 64,000 square foot pier that stretches out to Manhattan’s East River. There’s a 3-hour open bar taking place between 9:00 pm – 12:00 am. This event is strictly 21+. Several VIP packages are available and tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

NEW YEARS EVE CENTRAL
Goodbye 2012, Hello 2013 Playlist

As December quickly spans out, NYE will be dawning upon us in no time! While you're getting ready to say goodbye to 2012 and welcome in 2013, we've rounded up five dance worthy songs to put you in the mood to get your party shoes on come December 31! Once you're in full force party mode, plan your party the right way as NYC is home to some of the world's most exclusive and trendy nightclubs and lounges in the world! Don't forget about the legendary Times Square Ball Drop as it's celebrating over 100 years of magical moments for locals and visitors alike! For more information on the hottest parties in NYC visit here!

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Pre-NYE Party Playlist
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Pre-NYE Party Playlist

We're just about three weeks away from the close of 2012. NYE is the topic of all topics and it's a must to make sure your night is perfect. The end result should be a celebration of the years best moments and on December 31 make sure to toast to all your accomplishments! While you're looking back on 2012, add these funky dance tracks to your NYE playlist to get you in the right party mood and don't forget to check out all the hottest parties throughout ChiTown here!