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New Year's Eve 2008 - Events and Things to Do

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Am I the only one who will be happy to kick 2008 in the butt and send it out the door? I didn't think so. Find some leads and great Chicago things to do on New Year's Eve, the nation's official party night. Let's also look forward to a more prosperous 2009, dare we?

New Year's Eve falls on Wednesday, December 31 this year with the national holiday on Thursday, January 1.

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Great Chicago New Year's Eve Event Sites

  1. New Year's Eve - Hotel Parties and Hot Spots
    If you like big fancy parties for New Year's this site is for you. It has a great run-down of the big hotel bashes, Lake Michigan cruises, and more.

  2. Chicago Reader New Year's Eve
    The Reader publishes a thorough wrap up of restaurants, parties, and events.

  3. Book Restaurant Reservations Now - Open Table.com
    I'm a big fan of this eezy peezy way of booking tables at a smorgasbord of great Chicago restaurants.
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