Party Planning Storrs Mansfield CT

Local resource for party planning in Storrs Mansfield. 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.

Sports Bar
(860) 423-6789
157 Boston Post Rd
North Windham, CT
Description
Sports Bar - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Sports Bar is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Sports Bar is more than able to oblige.

Caribbean Bar & Restaurant
(860) 423-1535
451 Main
Windham, CT
Description
Caribbean Bar & Restaurant - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Caribbean Bar & Restaurant, 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.

Side Line Bar & Grill
(860) 646-0165
384 Middle Tpke W
Manchester, CT
Description
Side Line Bar & Grill - If you're looking to kick back, Side Line Bar & Grill, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Mixers Sports Pub
(860) 436-4709
645 Sullivan Ave
South Windsor, CT
Description
Mixers Sports Pub - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Mixers Sports 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.

Billy Obrian's Pub & Rstrnt
(860) 537-5755
20 Main St # 1
Colchester, CT
Description
Billy Obrian's Pub & Rstrnt - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Billy Obrian's Pub & Rstrnt, 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, Billy Obrian's Pub & Rstrnt will do the trick.

Tony's Pub
(860) 423-4585
125 Main St
Willimantic, CT
Description
Tony's Pub - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Tony's Pub is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Holiday Lounge
(860) 646-3637
39 Spencer St
Manchester, CT
Description
Holiday Lounge - Let's call it what it is. Holiday Lounge, 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 Holiday Lounge you should have plenty of options.

Pool Factory
(860) 643-6944
1131 Tolland Tpke # C
Manchester, CT
Description
Pool Factory - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Pool Factory? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Joanna's Cafe
(860) 749-5060
145 Main St
Somers, CT
Description
Joanna's Cafe - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Joanna's Cafe caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

AMF Silver Lanes
(860) 569-2990
748 Silver Ln
East Hartford, CT
Description
Amf Silver Lanes - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Amf Silver Lanes offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

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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