New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve (December 25, 2003)

The last night of 2003 is fast approaching - and you still haven't made party plans to ring in the new year?

Before you start feeling like a loser, check out LIVE's party guide and pick out a shindig that best suits your taste and budget.

A number of clubs around town are offering catered balls and all-night blowouts, so stop making excuses and start rallying your friends.

With so many choices, you'll be sure to find the perfect place for countdown smooches and first resolutions.


Baja Beach Club

55 Market Place

Time: Starts at 9 p.m.

Cost: $50 in advance and $55 at the door

Features: All-you-can-eat hot and cold buffet, top shelf open bar, party favors, champagne toast at midnight and breakfast

Entertainment: DJ Jake Miller will spin a variety of dance hits.

Details: 21 and over

For more information, call 410-752-7188.

The Black Cat

1811 14th St. N.W., Washington

Time: 8:30 p.m.-3 a.m.

Cost: $20

Features: Nothing too flashy here, bartenders say. To keep admission prices down, organizers have decided to nix champagne toasts and other typical New Year's Eve pomp.