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December 2010 Newsletter

imageDecember is a great month to party with family and friends, and BarFinder.com wants to make choosing a local nightlife establishment this holiday season as easy as 1-2-3. Hundreds of bars are promoting Christmas & New Years Parties, drink and food specials, and live entertainment. Picking a bar, club, lounge, or pub can be a daunting task. Over the past few months, we at BarFinder.com have worked diligently to improve your browsing experience on the site and ultimately made finding the kind of drinking establishment you are looking for easier than ever.

New Year's Eve: Going Out to a Bar/Club/Lounge or Hitting a House Party?
Every year around this time, your inbox starts getting bombarded with invites to New Year's Eve parties from friends and family, and all your favorite bars, clubs and lounges. The question you always ask yourself is, "Do I go to a bar, club or lounge or to a house party this New Year's Eve?" The answer to this difficult question is often a matter of personal preference, but we hope to lay out a few of the pros and cons of each option to help you make your decision without losing sleep this Holiday season.

Go out to Bar, Club, or Lounge:

PROS - Drink specials: often open bar, live entertainment or DJ, celebrate with big crowd, unlimited amount of beer, wine, and liquor to choose from, cool venue, say "I spent my New Year's 2010 at [FILL-IN-THE-BLANK]".
CONS - Costs: often more expensive to go out then stay in; Transportation: need a designated driver or a taxi; Crowds: large crowds that are not part of your crew; "Amateur Night": If you are a seasoned partier, spending your night with a bunch of young partiers may not be your cup of tea.

Stay in for House Party:

PROS - Spend time with family and friends at a place you are familiar with, lower costs (only have to buy alcohol), no uncontrollable noise from crowds you do not know, no waiting in line, transportation is often easier to/from a house in your neighborhood then a bar in town (or the city).
CONS - Miss the live bands or great DJ's that are featured at local bars or clubs, since you likely know most of the guests your chances of meeting and partying with new friends is lower, same people-new party.

Conclusion:

Deciding to go out, stay in, or hit a party is all about you and how you want to spend your end of 2010 and beginning of 2011. We clearly have no idea what you should do this New Year's Eve, but we do hope that we helped you with your party decision this December.

If you decide to check out the nightlife scene in your city of town, make sure to search BarFinder.com's immense collection of bars, clubs, and lounges to see NYE specials and narrow down your search.

Click here to search now!

by Trebor Roylat


Some announcements worth reading:

  • Local 44 in West Philly Turns 2 on New Years Day 2011 - Local 44 is turning two! Come out and celebrate with the Local 44 crew on New Years Day for an anniversary party to beat all hangovers!! They will be serving brunch from 11am straight thru till 10pm, offering comfort and relief no matter what time you drag yourself out of bed to face the new year. In addition to celebration-worthy vegan and carnivore brunch fare, they will be pouring the following spectacular anniversary draft list...
  • New Year's Planning 101: It is Never To Early To Lock Down Party Plans - New Year's Eve is a wild night where you need to sort through several different partying options until you finally find that one party that is perfect for you. We know this task can be daunting and we want to take a moment to show you how this site can be a huge help in your party searching process. BarFinder.com can help you find a New Year's party destination no matter where you live in America...
  • BarFinder.com Bar Crawl Suggestions: Philadelphia, PA - Here at BarFinder.com, we strive to improve nightlife in your city by connecting patrons and bar owners like never before through updated food/drink specials, entertainment calendars, live web cams, photos, detailed bar profiles, and much more. (Bar Owners - sign up for FREE) We also create suggestions for BarFinder.com users like bar crawls, bar spotlights, important events, etc. Today, the BarFinder.com spotlight shines on Philadelphia and a few of the most popular areas of the city...
       Check out more announcements


What's New on BarFinder.com?

  • More FREE Features ? All bar owners and managers can now take advantage of the full suite of tools BarFinder.com offers. Just login and claim your bar. Then you will have full control over your bar's profile page. You can post events, specials, create a photo album and promote your business without spending a dime! The price is right, so check out what you have been missing and take advantage of our Christmas gift to you.
  • Mobile.BarFinder.com ? BarFinder.com is now available no matter where you are. You can view and upload photos, check-in and review places you are at right from your mobile phone. Just open your mobile browser and go to mobile.barfinder.com
  • Check us out on Facebook, Twitter and MySpace


New Party Card Specials

  • Thomas' Pub (Clifton Heights, PA) - $2 Domestic Drafts


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