New Years Eve is one of those epic nights that normally turns out anything but. You make last minute plans, tickets are sold out, or you get stuck in a cab who decided going even kinda close to Times Square was a good idea right now. We’re tired of New Years that don’t live up to the expectations, so we’ve found you 9 parties that are guaranteed to be the night of your life. Each spot is complete with open bars and skyline views, plus you can watch the ball drop while sipping champagne at a swanky bar instead of surrounded by strange folks in adult diapers. Here are the 9 parties we recommend this New Years Eve in NYC.