Party Planning Brattleboro VT

Local resource for party planning in Brattleboro. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to party planners, caterers, wine and spirits and liquor stores, as well as advice on themed parties and mixed drinks.

Metropolis Wine Bar
(802) 254-1221
55 Elliot St
Brattleboro, VT
Description
Metropolis Wine Bar - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Metropolis Wine Bar is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Metropolis Wine Bar is more than able to oblige.

Sportsman's Lounge
(802) 257-8618
45 Canal St
Brattleboro, VT
Description
Sportsman's Lounge - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Sportsman's Lounge offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

2nd Street Café
(413) 863-2882
Turners Falls, MA
Description
2Nd Street Café - Located at [Address], 2Nd Street Café keeps diners coming back with its reasonable price points and scrumptious menu. Though no notable dishes stand out from the rest, you won't be disappointed. Is it rated a 30-out-of-30 on Zagats? Maybe not, but overall you can do a lot worse.

Penuche's Ale House
(603) 352-9839
91 Marlboro St
Keene, NH
Description
Penuche's Ale House, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Penuche's Ale House.

Jigg's Tavern
(413) 773-3610
4 Ames St
Greenfield, MA
Description
Jigg's Tavern - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Jigg's Tavern is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Emils Pub
(802) 254-3617
563 S Main St
Brattleboro, VT
Description
Emils Pub - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Emils Pub, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Hollywood
(413) 648-9512
439 Brattleboro Rd
Bernardston, MA
Description
Hollywood - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Hollywood is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Hollywood is more than able to oblige.

2nd Street Cafe
(413) 863-2882
23 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA
Description
2Nd Street Cafe - Happy hour never looked so good. 2Nd Street Cafe, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Railroad Tavern
(603) 357-0098
84 Main St
Keene, NH
Description
Railroad Tavern - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Railroad Tavern, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

Rist Tavern Inc
(413) 773-1949
26 Chapman St
Greenfield, MA
Description
Rist Tavern Inc - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Rist Tavern Inc, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Rist Tavern Inc will do the trick.

Ideas for a New Years Party

By Russ Cobbe

If you are planning to host a New Years Eve party this year you might be looking for some help to make it extra special or at the very least more unique. A big part of most New Years Eve party's is various alcoholic drinks. Instead of just providing (or having guests bring their own) the regular beer, wine, rum, vodka and rye, why not create a theme around the drinks available.

There are various cocktails and shooters that have New Years names. A quick visit to www.idrink.com shows about 20 different recipes around the New Years Eve party. One idea is to setup a table with the various ingredients for the drinks with small recipe cards and the appropriate glasses so everyone can be their own bartender. Trying something new and breaking old habits is part of the long-standing tradition of New Years. Here is a sample of some recipes to try:

Happy New Year

0.25 oz Brandy
4.0 oz Champagne
0.75 oz Orange juice
0.75 oz Port

Shake brandy, port and orange juice well over ice cubes in a shaker. Strain into a champagne flute, fill with champagne, and serve.

Celebration

1.0 oz Cognac
1.0 oz Cointreau
1.0 oz Lemon juice
1.5 oz Rum

Shake over ice and pour into cocktail glass. Garnish with orange peel.

Steaming Hot Holiday Punch Recipe

3.0 cups Apple Juice
1.5 teaspoons ground Cinnamon
3 sticks Cinnamon
0.75 teaspoon ground Cloves
6.0 cups Cranberry juice
0.75 cup Maple syrup
0.75 teaspoon ground Nutmeg
3.0 cups Orange juice
2.0 ...

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