Keeping It Local On New Year's Eve?
Here's what's happening around town this New Year's Eve and we've also included some nifty ways to get home too!
Hey Des Plaines! If you're thinking about keeping it local this New Year's Eve, here is a list of what's going on at your local watering holes. In addition, we've also listed local cab companies so that you can enjoy your evening and get home safely.
- Lee Street Sports Bar - 1122 Lee St. All you can drink from 9 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. for $35 (premium cocktails not included). Free Kings, a cover band that plays '70s to contemporary rock, takes the stage at 9 p.m. As always there is free pool all night.
- Miner Street Tavern - 1492 Miner St. All you can drink well cocktails, house wine and beer from 10 p.m. - 1 a.m. for $35.
- The Bar - 1696 E. Oakton St. All "Bomb" shots (Jagermeister, Cherry, etc...) are $4.50. All well cocktails are $3.25, Old Style bottles are $2.50. At midnight, enjoy a free cocktail of your choice.
- Countryside Saloon - 2501 Ballard Road. For $55 enjoy a buffet and all you can drink well cocktails, house wine and draft beer. Just drinks? That'll cost you $35. Enjoy the sounds of DJ Maximus from 9:30 p.m. - 2 a.m. Bar package begins at 9:30 p.m. as well.
- Beacon Tap - 1374 Lee St. For $30 you can get all you can drink of well cocktails, house wine and beer from 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. Enjoy a free buffet at 11 p.m. and a free champagne toast at midnight.
- Excueses Bar & Billiards - 901 E Oakton St. For $50 enjoy a Prime Rib dinner with all the trimmings and music from a live DJ from 8:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.
- Cheeseburger in Paradise - 1472 Market St. $5 Classic Margaritas and
Karaoke with Shaitown from 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
- Rand Road House - 864 Rand Road. If you go there it'll be a party for one. They close at 6 p.m.
Now that you know where to enjoy yourself, the real question that needs to be answered is "How in the world am I going to get home?" Here is a list of local cab companies to be sure that you get home safely. Nobody wants a DUI for the holidays.
O'Hare Taxi & Limo - 2720 S River Rd. No. 238, Des Plaines - (847) 297-5556
All Star Cab Dispatch Inc. - 1101 Elmhurst Road, Des Plaines - (847) 806-0825
Des Plaines Yellow Cab & Packages - 1585 Ellinwood St., Des Plaines - (847) 296-8294
United American Taxi & Limousine - 2772 South River Road, Des Plaines - (847) 759-8899
Horizon Taxi Cab Dispatch - 6152 Willow Creek Drive, Rosemont - (847) 692-2500
Everyone have a safe and responsible holiday! Happy New Year!