Five Great New Year's Events in Maplewood and Brentwood
These local businesses are sure to ring in the New Year in style.
As the end of December draws near, Maplewood and Brentwood residents can begin focusing on planning for New Years Eve celebrations. When it comes to ringing in the New Year, no one does it quite like local businesses in Maplewood and Brentwood. Whether you're into a raucous party or a low-key celebration, these local spots have got you covered.
Everyone's favorite brewery in Maplewood is hosting a New Year's Eve party to remember. Ring in 2011 with local music, delicious beer and a midnight toast featuring Schlafly's own Black Velvet. This beverage is a rich mix of Oatmeal Stout and sparkling wine. Join the fun in the Crown Room at Schlafly Bottleworks; with only a $15 cover, you can enjoy the festivities without breaking the bank. Doors open at 8 p.m. with music from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Monarch is the ideal place for a foodie to celebrate New Year's Eve. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monarch is offering a prix fixe tasting menu for $55 per person. Choose from delicious offerings such as pear and truffle risotto, pan-roasted scallops or dark chocolate souffle. With live music from Dawn Weber and Electro Funk Assembly, this is an event that shouldn't be missed.
Nosh will be celebrating New Year's in a delicious way this year. For $65 per person, start with a champagne and sparkling wine bar along with hand dipped strawberries. Finish with a five course dinner that includes selections such as bacon wrapped shrimp, French onion soup and almond-encrusted halibut, among other dishes. Finish with one of Nosh's house made desserts for a sweet ending to 2010.
For a fun New Year's celebration, try OB Clark's in Brentwood. This massive sports bar will be celebrating in style with the same delicious food and lively atmosphere you've come to expect at OB Clark's. Sip on a variety of beers and cocktails with special New Year's pricing, and watch the ball drop on one of the large televisions.
If you're New Year's Resolution is to save money, be sure to get off on the right foot at Boogaloo: for only $20 per person, you can celebrate New Year's without breaking the bank. Enjoy Boogaloo's New Year's Eve menu with salad, half lobster tail, tenderloin and their famous bread pudding. With live music from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. and a champagne toast at midnight, Boogaloo is the place to be this New Year's Eve.
Foodie Finds this week:
- Looking for some after-Christmas deals? Head over to World Market in Brentwood for some great deals. For a great item that combines form and function, check out the 2011 Calendar Porcelain Non-Paper Cup. This creative tumbler is dishwasher and microwave safe, making it perfect for a hot cup of cocoa on a cold winter's day. Another plus: this reusable cup is environmentally-friendly!
- After partying hard on New Year's Eve, wind down the day after at Tiffany's Diner in Maplewood. This neighborhood diner is open 24 hours and serves up their popular slinger, with 2 eggs, your choice of meat and chili. Served with toast and hashbrowns, the Slinger will certainly cure your post New Year's blues.
- Plan on staying in for New Years? Grab all of the food and drink you'll need for an excellent in-home party at Maplewood Liquor & Grocery. With a wide selection of snacks, soda, beer and wine, you're sure to find just what you need for a great house party.