9 L.A. Bashes That'll Keep You From Dropping The Ball On NYE

Ah yes, New Year's Eve is almost here and some congratulations are in order. You've made it through another whirlwind season of holiday parties, family reunions, and survived the Mayan apocalypse. But now comes the even trickier part — figuring out the how's and where's of ringing in 2013. Your mental checklist has already been planned: You must be somewhere where you'll have zero problems rallying your friends to join the festivities, can wear sparkly clothes, and have a stand-out time to help you properly start off the New Year.
So, ditch the stress that's associated with locking down your NYE plans, and take a gander at our carefully-edited selection of ways to spend the eve of 2013. Whether you're looking to be spoiled over a six-course meal, enjoy bubbly galore, or a wild warehouse party, we've tracked down the best of the best. Now you just need a dress and a head start on your resolutions list.
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