NYE Guide 2006

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Bavarian New Year: Special New Year's Eve menu and live piano. Sat., Dec. 31. Royal Bavarian Schnitzel Haus, 1085 NE 79th St, Miami, 305-754-8002, www.schnitzelhausmiami.com.

Bayfront Park Disco Concert: It's time to ring in the new year, and the place to be is downtown Miami's Bayfront Park for the largest free party in South Florida! Start at Bayside Marketplace with shopping, dining, and free entertainment, then head south to Bayfront Park Amphitheater for a free concert beginning at 8 p.m., and count down to midnight with the Big Orange. This New Year's Eve icon will slowly ascend the side of the Hotel Intercontinental, reaching the top at midnight in conjunction with a grand display of fireworks. The fireworks display, over beautiful Biscayne Bay, can be viewed from anywhere in Bayfront Park and Bayside Marketplace. Performing will be disco favorites Rose Royce and France Joli, along with Colombian artist Ciclón and Miami's own Betty Padget and Elements of Funk. Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m., Free, 305-358-7550, www.bayfrontparkmiami.com. Bayfront Park, 301 N Biscayne Blvd, Miami.

Beachfront Seafood: A special á la carte menu will be served tonight while a live band plays. Required $30 per person advance reservation. Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Les Deux Fontaines Lobster CafRisqué, 1230 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, 305-672-7878.

Bingo Party: A New Year's Eve bingo party ... that's right. What better way to ring in the new year than with five in a row? Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m., $75. Miccosukee Resort and Gaming, 500 SW 177th Ave, Miami, 305-221-8623.

Bling in the New Year: Ever spent New Year's Eve watching Dick Clark's clubs correspondents and found yourself thinking, I wish I were there? Well, this NYE, Opium is "there." And if the chance to make your lonely friends jealous isn't enough incentive to make it down to South Beach's most decadent night spot, local DJ Jedis Mr. Mauricio and DJ Irie will be on hand to get this party started right. Sat., Dec. 31, $150. Opium, 136 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-674-8630.

bLiSS NYE Party: A party where women behave and men don't. This will be a very exclusive event. Only VIPBLISS.com members (free to apply for membership) will be permitted to purchase admission tickets online. Admission tickets will NOT be available at the door. The bLiSS Club is a private and exclusive social organization that produces erotic theme and dance parties, special events, and group trips exclusively for young, fun, attractive, open-minded, sexy women, and select couples. Events are held the 3rd Saturday of every month in South Florida. Visit the Website calendar for venue locations and themes. To apply for free membership, visit www.VIPBLISS.com. Sat., Dec. 31, 10 p.m. Madiba Lounge, 1766 Bay Rd, Miami Beach, 305-695-1566, www.madibarestaurant.com.

Bongo's: Celebrate a Cuban New Year's Eve with entrRisquée choices of grilled pork, sirloin medallions, ham and cheese-stuffed chicken breast, or fish filet. After eating enjoy the upbeat sounds of a live Latin band. Admission includes one bottle of house champagne for every four people and party favors. Sat., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., $150, 786-777-2101. Bongo's Cuban CafRisqué, 601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, 786-777-2100, www.bongoscubancafe.com.

Boogie at Bare Necessity's: This hot strip joint will be open and rockin' from noon to 6 in the morning. Enjoy a free midnight toast, party favors, and free helium. And oh yeah, hot strippers. Sat., Dec. 31, noon, free admission. Bare Necessity Adult Entertainment, 9100 S Dixie Hwy, Kendall, 305-670-2373.

BoomBox New Year's Eve party with DJ Booggee: Back from the Arctic clime of Canada, DJ Booggee will be spinnin' the best house and electro beats in a special New Year's Eve and birthday celebration for Rafi Levin, who will be turning the big 3-0. Anarchy Production's Levin and superfly Johnny will be releasing two new songs and playing the best underground dance music on the beach. Sat., Dec. 31, 10 p.m., No cover; bottle specials. BoomBox, 423 16th St, Miami Beach, 305-538-8282.

Bounce into the New Year at BT's: Get your party on early with sexy ladies and free drinks in a fun atmosphere. For a change, this New Year's bash is on the 30th, not the 31st. Fri., Dec. 30, 9 p.m. BT's Gentlemen's Club, 5922 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, 305-663-4567.

Brazilian Dinner Buffet: A bit of Brazilian flavor is infused into a more casual New Year's Eve dining option in the beautiful surroundings of Amadeus from 6 to 10 p.m. Sat., Dec. 31, $65 adults, $25 children under 12. Amadeus, 3300 SW 27th Ave (in the Ritz-Carlton), Coconut Grove, 305-644-4680.

A Breath of the New: The unrelenting populists at Mynt Ultralounge deliver a Brazilian-themed NYE celebration complete with live entertainment. We can hope that Terry Gilliam will be working the velvet rope. Sat., Dec. 31, $200. Mynt Ultralounge, 1921 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 786-276-6132.

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