Party Planning Narragansett RI

Local resource for party planning in Narragansett. 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.

Bonnet Lounge
(401) 789-9669
909 Boston Neck Rd
Narragansett, RI
Bonnet Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Bonnet Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

My Bar & Grill Inc
(401) 782-6700
33 Eagle Nest Ter
Wakefield, RI
My Bar & Grill Inc - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At My Bar & Grill Inc, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Colonial Tavern
(401) 846-7773
18 Broadway
Newport, RI
Colonial Tavern - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Colonial Tavern, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

(401) 847-4770
95 Long Wharf
Newport, RI
Celtica - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Celtica offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Trinity Park
(401) 846-5057
3 Church St
Newport, RI
Trinity Park - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

Bobby G's
(401) 789-1130
703 Kingstown Rd
Wakefield, RI
Bobby G's - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Bobby G's is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

Ocean Mist
(401) 782-3740
895 Matunuck Beach Rd
Wakefield, RI
Ocean Mist - Dress up. Ocean Mist isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Percy's Bistro
(401) 849-7895
341 Thames St
Newport, RI
Percy's Bistro - Let's call it what it is. Percy's Bistro, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Percy's Bistro you should have plenty of options.

Narragansett Cafe
(401) 423-2150
25 Narragansett Ave
Jamestown, RI
Narragansett Cafe - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Narragansett Cafe, 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.

Irish American Club
(401) 841-0595
642 Thames St
Newport, RI
Irish American Club - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Irish American Club, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

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 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.


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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