9pm-1am: get your new year’s eve eve drink on with four hours of all-you-can-drink liquor at public assembly’s booze buffet for just $10.
ring in the new year without breaking the bank – check out the skint’s list of 18 new year’s eve events for $40 and under.
newyorkology’s list of museums, ice rinks, zoos, and restaurants open new year’s day.
1pm: freeze that hangover right out of you at the coney island polar bear club’s annual new year’s day swim. plus, make a donation to camp sunshine for free breakfast and all-day admission to the new york aquarium. the boardwalk @ stillwell ave, free.