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NYE Guide 2006

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Dance on an Aquarium at Club Deep: The world-famous Club Deep features a 2000-gallon aquarium dance floor. For New Year's, you can boogie with the fishies till the sun comes up at this hot SoBe nightclub. Tonight's shindig will be hosted by the hottest DJs from Power 96, spinning dance, funk, hip-hop, R&B, reggae and Latin music. Celebrity guest invites include NFL, NBA, MLB, models, adult stars, and television and music video celebrities. The party will start at 9:00 p.m. and open with a hot and cold buffet and all house drinks for $3 from 9:00 to 11:00. Everyone will be greeted at the door with a personal bottle of champagne (Splitz). The party favors will be out by 11:30 for the midnight celebration, plus a champagne toast and a $1000 balloon drop at midnight. Everyone will leave the club with a smile and a few souvenirs such as a Club Deep 2006 NYE T-shirt and a Club Deep Flashing LED Glass. Sat., Dec. 31, $70, 305-970-5699, www.clubdeep.com. Club Deep, 621 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-532-1509.

A Delicious New Year's Dinner at Chef Allen's: Feast in the auld lang syne with this five-course menu that Chef Allen has created especially for this New Year's Eve. The evening begins with a champagne reception and caviar riot hors d'oeuvres. Following immediately at 9:30 p.m. will be a five-course sit-down dinner. With music, dancing, and a Las Vegas showgirls show and DJ. Reservations must be made in advance. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $250 (excluding beverage, tax and gratuity), 305-935-2900 x12, www.chefallens.com. Chef Allen's Restaurant, 19088 NE 29th Ave (off Biscayne Boulevard), Aventura, 305-935-2900.

Dine and Party: Enjoy a five-course meal at Tamara or head over to D'Lounge for no cover and live entertainment by the Kimona Trio. Party favors and champagne toast at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, 305-423-7274. National Hotel, 1667 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-532-2311.

Dine at The District: This Design District mainstay is offering a decadent three-course dinner with your choice of wine or champagne. The restaurant's only seating is at 8 p.m. Then get ready to dance when Poplife and The District countdown 2005 with special guest DJ Diplo (Hollertronix) mixing his amazing mash-ups, along with red hot Matt Cash, Alejandro, and Aramis. Also, Alex Caso and Induce in the Red Velvet Room. Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $25 advance tickets, www.epoplife.com. The District, 35 NE 40th St, Miami, 305-576-7242.

Disco New Year's: Boogie on down to the Pelican for a 1976 theme party. The hotel will be transformed into a discotheque today so you can hustle the night away. There will also be a six-course dinner by executive chef Stefano Zen. Sat., Dec. 31. Pelican Hotel, 826 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, 305-673-3373.

Divine New Year's at D'Vine Lounge: Relax and usher in 2006 at this venue for those who are sick of clubland. No cover, champagne toast, snacks, and live music. Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., free. D'vine Lounge, 910 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-534-1414.

Dom Perignon Champagne Wishes: For an arm and a leg you can enjoy a vintage champagne cocktail reception complete with a carefully crafted selection of hors d'oeuvres especially created for the occasion. The festivities will continue with a six-course seated dinner. VIX's Executive Chef James Wierzelewski and guest Chef de Cuisine, Pascal Tingaud of Dom Perignon, will prepare a vintage champagne-inspired dinner. Each course will be accompanied by a rare selection of vintage Dom Perignon champagne. Guests will also have exclusive VIP access to the New Year's Eve party at the hotel's poolside lounge, VUE. Sat., Dec. 31, $2006 per couple. Vix, 1144 Ocean Dr (Hotel Victor), Miami Beach, 305-779-8888, www.hotelvictorsouthbeach.com.

Feel the Funk at Flavour: Jesse James and Ariel G will have the crowd shakin' upstairs, while DJ Assault keeps things lively downstairs. There's no cover and free champagne for everybody! If you want to drink like there's no tomorrow, pay $100 and enjoy an open bar from 10 to midnight. If you want to party VIP style, pay $125 for an open bar and VIP booth seating. $150 will get you entry to the VIP lounge, which features leather couches and your own personal TV to watch the ball drop. VIP lounge seats are only available in pairs. Sat., Dec. 31, 10 p.m., free admission, www.flavourcg.com. Flavour, 2895 McFarlane Rd, Coconut Grove, 305-445-6511.

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