Party Planning Westerly RI

Local resource for party planning in Westerly. 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.

Sandy's Lighthouse
(401) 596-1496
148 Atlantic Ave
Westerly, RI
Description
Sandy's Lighthouse - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Sandy's Lighthouse, 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.

Danny's
(401) 596-9178
23 Railroad Ave
Westerly, RI
Description
Danny's - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Danny's, 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.

Cottrell Brewing Co
(860) 599-8213
100 Mechanic St
Pawcatuck, CT
Description
Cottrell Brewing Co - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Cottrell Brewing Co is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Cottrell Brewing Co is more than able to oblige.

Goodtimes Cafe
(860) 599-3134
98 Broad St
Stonington, CT
Description
Goodtimes Cafe - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Goodtimes 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.

Harp & Hound
(860) 572-7778
4 Pearl St
Mystic, CT
Description
Harp & Hound, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Harp & Hound

Windjammer Lounge
(401) 322-0504
337 Atlantic Ave
Westerly, RI
Description
Windjammer Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Windjammer Lounge 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.

Cleats Sports Club
(401) 596-4107
116 Granite St
Westerly, RI
Description
Cleats Sports Club - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Cleats Sports Club fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

Handle Bar Cafe
(860) 599-4246
210 S Broad St
Pawcatuck, CT
Description
Handle Bar Cafe is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Handle Bar Cafe

Hope Valley Pub Inc
(401) 539-2028
14 Spring St
Hopkinton, RI
Description
Hope Valley Pub Inc, 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 Hope Valley Pub Inc.

Casey's Pub
(860) 448-1600
27 Kings Hwy
Groton, CT
Description
Casey's Pub - Think of Casey's Pub as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

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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