REV. VINCE ANDERSON
Along w/His Millennium Scholars plus live DJ in between sets, w/champagne at midnight; Pete's Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St. (Frost St.), Williamsburg, 718-302-3770; 9, $10.
ANNUAL NEW YEAR'S EVE CONCERT FOR PEACE
"A New World: The Millennium Concert for Peace" feat. Amy Burton, hiphop theater group Universes, Memorial Baptist Church Gospel Choir & more in 17th-annual concert for peace at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 112th St. (Amsterdam Ave.); 212-662-2133; 7:30, free-$50.
AMOR ARTIS CHORUS & BAROQUE ORCHESTRA
Johannes Somary directs all-Bach concert for opening of 2000-2001 season at St. Jean Baptiste Church, 184 E. 76th St. (Lexington Ave.), 212-874-4513; 8, $30 adv., $25 door.
Madison Square Garden, 2 Penn Plaza (7th Ave. & 33rd St.), 212-465-MSG1, 9, $48-$128.
ANTIFOLK NEW YEAR'S EVE BLOWOUT
Drew Blood, Super Secret Guest, Chris Crofton, Testosterone Kills & Atoosa perform?complimentary champagne at midnight & prizes; Sidewalk, 94 Ave. A (6th St.), 212-473-7373; 7:30, free & 2 drink min.
DAVID BENJOYA & THE XRAY PRONGS
Celebrate coming new year Brooklyn style?free champagne at midnight, $2 drafts & hors d'oeuvres; Freddy's Bar, 485 Dean St. (6th Ave.), Bklyn., 718-622-7035; free.
Concert w/six-hour open bar & unlimited hors d'oeuvres & buffet from 10-12 a.m.; Connolly's Pub, 14 E. 47th St. (betw. Madison & 5th Aves.), 212-867-3767; 10, $15 to enter, $85 w/open bar & food.
Singing, talking & taking requests, Sarah Harmer opens; Bottom Line, 15 W. 4th St. (Mercer St.), 212-228-7880; 8, $50.
BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB
You've seen the movie, now hear the music, feat. Ibrahim Ferrer, Ruben Gonzalez & Omara Portuando; Beacon Theater, 2124 B'way (74th St.), 212-496-7070; 8, $55-$175.
Solos, duets & ensembles feat. performances by Donald Miller, Doug Walker, Blaise Siwula, Jeff Arnal, Bonnie Kane, Stan Nishimura & more; ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St. (betw. Suffolk & Clinton Sts.), 212-254-3697, www.abcnorio.org; 8-1 a.m., call for price.
DICK CLARK MARKED FOR DEATH
Join the Church Keys w/Andre Williams & his orchestra for "free champagne, complimentary napkins, plenty of toilet paper in the johns" & live music, plus owners claim they "might even clean the joint up a little before hand"; Lakeside, 162 Ave. B (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 212-529-8463; $10.
DR. ISRAEL, SEVEN, ARI UP
With the Slackers, Harriet Tubman & Liminal; Cooler, 416 W. 14th St. (betw. 9th Ave. & Washington St.), 212-229-0785, call for times & prices.
Four NY rock 'n' rollers w/their abundant instruments & gadgets team up w/Arab on Radar & guests to bring in new year; Brownies, 169 Ave. A (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 212-420-8392; $16, $14 adv. tkts. available at Other Music & Sound and Fury.
GAIGIN A GO-GO GROOVE-A-RAMA
Shake it Tokyo-style w/power pop combo, "The Booty Olympics," feat. DJ Fine Wine & Alexander Platz of Vampiros Lesbos, spinning soul & Euro grooves all night; Cutting Room, 19 W. 24th St. (betw. 6th Ave. & B'way), 212-691-1900, call for price.
FLESHTONES, KNOXVILLE GIRLS, THE BROKE REVUE
Music cranked out garage-style, just like we like it, plus DJ Rigrocker all night long (more than we can say about some of our ex's); Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St. (betw. Ludlow & Essex Sts.), 212-260-4700; 8:30, $20.
Rockabilly music & champagne toast; Rodeo Bar, 375 3rd Ave. (27th St.), 212-683-6500, 10, free.
Get out of bed, put your best Wrangler shirt on & drink your sorrows away; Hogs & Heifers, 1843 1st Ave. (betw. 95th & 96th Sts.), 212-722-8635; call for info.
Pioneers of contemporary groove music (aka acid jazz) play tracks from new disco-inspired album Declassified along w/Rhythm Love DJs?all night open bar & toast when the clock strikes 12; Makor, 35 W. 67th St. (betw. Central Park W. & Columbus Ave.), 212-601-1000, www.makor.org; 8:30, $120, $100 adv.
J.C. HOPKINS' BIGGISH BAND
Puts on its "Champagne Fountain of Joy" show, plus classy burlesque by Mel & Fanny, Frye, Dirty Martini, Janona & Albino Andy?tie & jacket req. for men; The Slipper Room, 167 Orchard St. (Stanton St.), 212-253-7246; 9, $100.
Come dancing in the dark (Bjork isn't performing) as DJ Gatecrasher spins all night long; Limelight, 660 6th Ave. (20th St.), 212-807-7780; call for times & price.
PHIL HUMMER & THE BUZZARDS
Rockabilly-A-Go-Go show w/toast at midnight; Teddy's Bar & Grill, 96 Berry St. (N. 8th St.), Williamsburg, RSVP 718-384-9787; free.
KITTY IN THE TREE, IRREVERSIBLE SLACKS, BREAK UPS
Local rock acts; Luna Lounge, 171 Ludlow St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-260-2323; 9, free.
Koge plays jazz & Andre strums his guitar plus complimentary champagne toast; Anyway Cafe, 34 E. 2nd St. (betw. 2nd Ave. & Bowery), 212-533-3412; 8:30, call for price.
KYLER, MANN MADE BAND, DAYS OF WILD
Bitter End, 147 Bleecker St. (Thompson St.), 212-673-7030; call for time, $10.
And Susie Ibarra perform; Tonic, 107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 212-358-7501; 8 & 10, $10.
Rock into the new year at CBGB, 315 Bowery (Bleecker St.), 212-982-4052; call for price, adv. tkts. available.
THE MOTHS & THE ELECTRIC MAGIC SLIDE SHOW
Band plays at the Charleston Bar & Grill, 174 Bedford Ave. (betw. N. 7th & N. 8th Sts.), Williamsburg, 718-782-8717; call for times, $5.
Punk rock New Year's; late show w/Suicide King, Heartdrops & Manhattan Heros; early show w/LES Stitches, the Krays; at Continental, 25 3rd Ave. (St. Marks Pl.), 212-529-6924, www.nytrash.com/continental; early show: 7, $10; late show: 9, $20, both shows all ages.
NEW BORN NATURALS
NY-based rockabilly/funk band brings down the house at The Living Room, 84 Stanton St. (Allen St.), 212-533-7235, www.livingroomny.com; 9, free.
NEW DEAL, UNCLE SAMMY, ULU
NYC's Ulu starts night off, then it's three sets by drum 'n' bass trio New Deal & downstairs Sammy kicks it in the lounge all night long; Wetlands, 161 Hudson St. (Laight St.), 212-966-4225; 8, $25.
NEW YEAR'S AT CITY HALL
Dinner, DJ & dancing at City Hall, 131 Duane St. (betw. W. B'way & Church St.), 212-227-7777, www.cityhallny.com; call for time & price.
JOAN OSBORNE, HOBEX
Rock into new year w/everyone's favorite Kentucky woman?champagne toast when the clock strikes 12; Village Underground, 130 W. 3rd St. (betw. 6th Ave. & MacDougal St.), 212-777-7745; 7 & 10:30, $20-$60.
MACEO PARKER, SOULIVE
Two shows at Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Pl. (15th St.), 212-777-6800; 7 & 11, $27.50-$70.
MOLE HOLMES & THE PIONEERS
R&B masters used to tour w/Ike & Tina, but tonight they turn it on for you at 149 Bleecker St. (La Guardia Pl.), RSVP 212-777-7776; call for time & price.
Zappa's vocalist/guitarist Ike Willis & band perform music of Zappa's album Joe's Garage in its entirety, three times at Lion's Den, 214 Sullivan St. (betw. Bleecker & W. 3rd Sts.), 212-634-0427, x6; 10, $30, $20 adv.
And Handsome Dick ring in new year at Manitoba's, 99 Ave. B (betw. 6th & 7th Sts.), 212-982-2511; call for time & price.
Along w/NY Rhythm All Stars & Sweet Georgia Brown rock Groove, 125 MacDougal St. (W. 3rd St.), 212-254-9393; 7, free until 9:30.
DAVID SANBORN & HIS BAND
Live music all night feat. Arturo Sandoval Sextet & Jane Monheit & Her Band. Two special parties: "Round Midnight," 7:30-12:30, incl. show, a la carte menu, champagne toast, hats & noisemakers, $180, $80 at the bar; "After Midnight," from 1 a.m. onward incl. same offering at $100, $50 at the bar; Blue Note, 131 W. 3rd St. (6th Ave.), RSVP 212-475-8592.
Vocalist & three-piece band; Birdland, 315 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-581-3080; 8, $50 & $20 min.; 11, $100 & $20 min.
Two sets by folky singer songwriter w/buffet & obligatory champagne toast at midnight; Maxwell's, 1039 Washington St. (11th St.), Hoboken, 201-798-0406; 10:30, $35.
Performs at 10, then Organic Grooves takes over at 1:30 a.m. ($20); Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (Bowery), 212-533-2111; 9, $50.
Early show at 7:30 w/three-course dinner, $95; late show at 10:45 w/four-course dinner, unlimited champagne & party favors, $169; Iridium, 48 W. 63 St. (Columbus Ave.), 212-582-2121; doors open prior to seatings, price doesn't incl. tax or gratuity.
Sludge-punkers Martin Rev & Alan Vega blow out the year so "end it all with Suicide" Girl, at Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard St. (betw. Church St. & B'way), 212-219-3055; 9, $25, $20 adv.
THE TIM HEIDECKER MASTERPIECE
Band performs something they call "Theater of Magic" w/medieval-themed romp; Arlene Grocery, 95 Stanton St. (betw. Ludlow & Orchard Sts.), 212-358-1633, www.arlene-grocery.com; 10, $20.
Three bands from Brazil, Latin America & the French Caribbean kick in millennium w/dining, dancing & all-out bash; champagne toast, party favors & breakfast at dawn; S.O.B's, 204 Varick St. (Houston St.), RSVP 212-243-4940; call for seating times; $45, $95 standing w/appetizers, $180 w/dinner.
Plus DJ Aurelio Martin till 6 a.m., plus hors d'oeuvres; the Monster, 80 Groove St. (W. 4th St.), 212-924-3558; 9, $20.
CHRIS WASHBOURNE & HIS SYOTOS BAND
Party w/live band plus free champagne toast; Nuyorican, 236 E. 3rd St. (betw. Aves. C & D), 212-505-8183; 9, $25.
DR. MICHAEL WHITE'S ORIGINAL LIBERTY JAZZ BAND
Ring in new year w/jazz, party favors & all you can eat New Orleans-styled buffet; Village Vanguard, 178 7th Ave. S. (W. 11th St.), 212-255-4037; 9, $100.
JAMES "MR. T" WILSON
Blues band offers party favorites at midnight; 55 Bar, 55 Christopher St. (Waverly Pl.), 212-929-9883; 10:30-3 a.m., $5 & 2 drink min. per set.
ALISON ON DOMINICK ST.
Four-course meal served w/glass of champagne. Live music, plus party favors for your noisemaking lover; 38 Dominick St. (betw. Hudson & Varick Sts.), 212-727-1188; seatings at 5:15, 7 & 10, $60.
Six-course dinner w/champagne, karaoke, caviar & DJs; 40 Mulberry St. (betw. Worth & Bayard Sts.), 212-385-1133, res. req.; 5, $65.
B BAR & GRILL
Fifth-annual Nude Year's Eve party w/prix-fixe meal, complimentary champagne & DJ all night; 40 E. 4th St. (Bowery), 212-475-2220, res. req.; seatings at 6, 7, 9 & 10, $45-$75.
Midnight brunch brings in the millennium; 120 Hudson St. (betw. Franklin & N. Moore Sts.), 212-219-0666, 12 a.m.-4 a.m., call for prices.
Four-course meal incl. soup, appetizer, entree, dessert, coffee & glass of champagne; 225 E. 24th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-679-5606; call for times, $85.
CHELSEA BISTRO & BAR
Early three-course French candlelight dinner w/unlimited red & white premium house wines served in cabaret-styled bistro. Gala dinner incl. four-course meal plus dancing, DJs & chocolate dessert extravaganza; 358 W. 23rd St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-727-2026; first seatings: 5-6, $85, second seating: 9, $135.
Champagne dinner for two, party favors & dining under the stars; 135 8th Ave. (betw. 16th & 17th Sts.), 212-929-9766; call for res., $25.
CHEZ GOO GOO
New Williamsburg restaurant offers prix-fixe menu of black Angus aged sirloin & baked Alaska; 138 N. 8th St. (betw. Berry St. & Bedford Ave), 718-218-8001; first seating: 7:30, $45; second seating: 10, $55.
Grand four-course continental dinner & champagne; 29 Cornelia St. (betw. Bleecker & W. 4th Sts.), 212-989-9319; dinner served from 6-12 a.m., $50.
Four-course prix-fixe tasting menu; 131 Prince St. (betw. Thompson St. & W. B'way), 212-677-4100; 9, $95.
Cocktail attire, black-tie optional. Five-course American gourmet dinner w/bottle of champagne (Moet or Chandon Brut) per couple & dancing from 11 o'clock till the sun comes up; 1117 1st Ave. (61st St.), RSVP 212-835-5979; 7:30 for dinner, 11 for party, $175, $50 adm. to bar & dancefloor.
Grand celebration feat. three-course meal (5:45-7) or five-course meal (8:30-10:30) w/live music option (upstairs); 154 E. 79th St. (Lexington Ave.), 212-327-2500; $85-$185.
Prix-fixe dinner w/music by Atrium Rockettes, dancing, champagne toast & four-hour open bar; 100 Washington St. (Rector St.), 212-344-3777, res. req.; 9, $65.
THE GRANGE HALL
Five-course prix-fixe meal & live music by Bernie Worrell; 50 Commerce St. (Barrow St.), 212-924-5246; early seatings: 7, 7:30 & 8, $75; late seatings: 10, 10:30 & 11, $150.
Five-course gala dinner feat. assorted raw seafood & accouterments; 541 Lexington Ave. (betw. 49th & 50th Sts.), 212-407-2900; seatings from 8:30-10:30, $75.
Seafood restaurant offers special 2-pound lobster dinner w/bubbly; 1303 3rd Ave. (75th St.), 212-717-6600; call for seating times & prices.
Tuscan feast or a la carte menu (8-10) complete w/live music & dancing; 330 E. 56th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-355-0001 or 212-355-2435, x204 for res.; 10, $155.
Mexican New Year's Eve fiesta w/lamb barbacoa, duck breast & pork chop pibil selections as well as a la carte menu; 77 St. Marks Pl. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-777-2537; call for times & prices.
Glam rock celebration sure to bring ya back to times when the Bay City Rollers & Ziggy Stardust ruled, as 70s tunes dominate the decks & "glamming" decor cover the walls, all accompanied by four- & five-course surf & turf dinners. Sport your favorite glam outfit?free dinner awarded for best outfit! 354 Bowery (betw. Great Jones & E. 4th Sts.), 212-475-7621; seatings at 7:15 & 10, $32-$65.
Six-course dinner w/champagne toast, DJ & dancing after 9:30; 401 W. 14th St. (9th Ave.), 212-727-3314; first seatings: 6:30-9, $75, second seating: 9:30, $95.
First seating's a la carte (6 & 7); second seating offers seven-course prix-fixe tasting menu; 239 W. B'way (White St.), 212-219-2777; 9, $195 plus tax, tip & bev.
MORTON'S OF CHICAGO
A la carte menu until midnight; 551 5th Ave. (45th St.), 212-972-3315; seatings at 6, 8 & 10, call for price.
Three-course meal w/open bar from 11-2 a.m., DJs, dancing, party favors & festive decorations. Prix fixe starts at 6; 145 W. B'way (Thomas St.), 212-233-0507; early seatings: 6-7, $45; late seatings: 9-9:30, $75.
Three-course prix-fixe Italian menu served throughout day, must reserve at least a week before Dec. 31; 281 Bleecker St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), RSVP 212-633-2941; 12 p.m.-12 a.m., $50.
A la carte, four-course dinner w/complimentary champagne toast; 447 3rd Ave. (betw. 30th & 31st Sts.), 212-679-2551; seatings at 6, 8 & 10, call for price.
Six-hour open bar, buffet & champagne toast at midnight, plus DJs & dancing; 359 Bowery (E. 4th St.), RSVP 212-473-9008; 9:30, $130-$150.
PORTER'S NEW YORK
Sophisticated gala downstairs from P216 Lounge feat. contemporary American dinner or a la carte (8-10) w/champagne toast, DJs & dancing till the wee hours; 217 7th Ave. (betw. 22nd & 23rd Sts.), 212-299-2878 or 212-355-2435, x204 for res.; 10, $155.
Chelsea dining Italian style w/prix-fixe dinner & bottle of champagne per couple; 209 7th Ave. (22nd St.), 212-366-4133; seatings at 8 & 10, $95.
Restaurant offers five-course meal w/DJ & dancing; 1409 York Ave (75th St.), 212-744-8899; 9:30, $75.
RUSSIAN TEA ROOM
Gourmet six-course modern adaptation of Russian cuisine served by saber-bearing waiter-swordsmen?toasts throughout the night. Live entertainment by eight-piece band & strolling musicians; 150 W. 57th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-873-2466; 8:30, $295.
Prix-fixe menu from new LES Moroccan/Mediterranean restaurant, plus live music, belly dancing & champagne at midnight; 19 Clinton St. (Ave. B), 212-614-8817; 7, $75.
THE SCREENING ROOM
Four-course American prix fixe, live music w/Sugarmen 3, half-bottle of Veuve Clicquot per couple & Times Square simulcast; 54 Varick St. (betw. Canal & Laight Sts.), 212-334-2100; 8:30-10:30, $135; $25 bar access only.
SPRING ST. NATURAL
Healthy vegetarian a la carte menu available, three-course prix fixe incl. glass of champagne & live music w/Jason Dimatteo; 62 Spring St. (Lafayette St.), 212-966-0290, res. req.; 9, $29.
Elegant four-course continental American prix fixe & seven hours of entertainment provided by Supper Club All Star Big Band & musical revue, "This Joint is Jumpin'," celebrating 100 years of music?free bottle of champagne; 240 W. 47th St. (betw. B'way & 8th Ave.), 212-921-1940, www.thesupperclub.com; 8, $350.
Swing into new millennium w/Eldridge Taylor & the Marvel Comets. Two party packages: five-course dinner menu at 7, open bar, bottle of champagne (per couple) & toast at midnight, $200; or passed hors d'oeuvres, four-hour open bar & midnight toast, entertainment & dancing, 8, $100; 349 W. 46th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Ave.), 212-262-9554.
All you can eat until 11; champagne toast, plus raffle at 12:30; 77 Fulton St. (betw. Gold & Cliff Sts.), 212-406-4551; 8, $40.
TAGINE DINING GALLERY
Prix-fixe Moroccan dinner accompanied by live music, Middle Eastern dancers & hopefully some belly dancing for good measure; 537 9th Ave. (40th St.), RSVP 212-564-7292; call for info.
TRATTORIA DOPO TEATRO
Three-course pasta & meat meal; 125 W. 44th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-869-2849, www.dopoteatro.com; call for seating times, $40.
Five-course New American prix fixe w/live r&b/swing band, Dream Team & dancing; 375 Greenwich St. (Franklin St.), RSVP 212-941-3900; seatings from 9:30-11, $150 plus tax, tip & bev.
27 STANDARD/THE JAZZ STANDARD
Supper club/jazz club offers four packages, most incl. dinner & Andy Bey Quartet w/seatings at 8 & 10; 116 E. 27th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 212-447-7733, x119, res. req.; $35-$175.
Five-course meal feat. smoked salmon, tuna tartare, grilled filet mignon & more; live entertainment at midnight; 133 E. 65th St. (Lexington Ave.), 212-249-6565; seatings at 5 & 9:30, $35.
View Hudson River while eating six-course prix-fixe meal & drinking all the alcohol you can consume; 396 West St. (10th St.), 212-229-0606, res. req.; 7-1 a.m., $160.
Other Parties & Events
ANGEL NEW YEAR
Come dance the night away to the sounds of hiphop, break beats & dub at this annual afterhours party feat. DJ Scratch Famous?toast at midnight; Angel, 174 Orchard St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-780-0313; 9, $25 before 12, $10 till 2 a.m., no charge afterward.
BANG THE NEW YEAR 2000
Lorie & NYC's greatest DJ, E-Man, invade Fort Greene for an all-night deep house party w/guest DJ Tyrone Perkins. Don't waste your time w/wack Eurotrash parties, lame rock shows or any other middlebrow-for-the-lowbrow events?come to Frank's Lounge, 660 Fulton St. (S. Elliott St.), Bklyn., 212-726-1322; 9, $20.
Drink till ya can't drink no more or until 8 a.m. arrives, whichever comes first, at this Upper East Side bar; 1733 1st Ave. (betw. 89th & 90th Sts.), 212-876-0203; $45.
Organic world-cuisine restaurant promises to "put you in the mood with aphrodisiac foods" feat. a la carte or three-course menu options (5:30-10). Three-piece Cuban band & DJ Andrea P take over after dinner; 99 Stanton St. (betw. Ridge & Pitt Sts.), 212-533-9212; open 24 hours, $55.
BLIND TIGER ALE HOUSE
One hundred people invited to celebrate the beginning of new year w/five-hour open bar, finger foods, party favors & champagne toast; 518 Hudson St. (10th St.), 212-675-3848; 9, $50.
Drink (open bar 9-3 a.m.) & bowl into the new year; 110 University Pl. (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 212-255-8188; 9-12 a.m. or 12 a.m.-4 a.m., $125 per person or $600 for you, five friends & a private lane.
BROOKLYN BRIDGE WALK INTO THE NEW YEAR
Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge as midnight fireworks explode overhead (or maybe they won't?); meet outside Blimpie's, 38 Park Row (betw. Spruce & Beekman Sts.), 888-377-4455; 10:30, $20.
Matthew Walker leads you on all night voyage into "2001: A Space Odyssey" w/DJ Rich Rydell, hiphop in the Red Room, hors d'oeuvres, open bar till midnight & continental breakfast; 12 W. 21st St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-206-7770; 9, $100.
CLUB NEW YORK
New Year's buffet & open bar (9-12 a.m.) w/champagne toast, party favors & continental breakfast; 252 W. 43rd St. (betw. B'way & 8th Ave.), 212-997-9510; 9, $75.
CULTURE CLUB (POLLY ESTHER'S)
Open bar, DJs, dancing, champagne toast & buffet at midnight; 179 Varick St. (betw. King & Charlton Sts.), 212-243-1999, res. req.; 9, $80.
Hors d'oeuvres, party favors, dancing & open bar till 4 a.m.; 27 W. 24th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-462-0999; 9, $175.
FIRST NIGHT BROOKLYN 2001
Come dancing in the streets during Brooklyn's outdoor extravaganza at Grand Army Plaza w/street performers, DJ & fireworks at midnight; Grand Army Plaza, Park Slope, Bklyn., www.prospectpark.org; 10, free.
FIRST NIGHT SWING DANCE PARTY
Singles & couples swing into the new year; dance lessons & live bands; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 212-996-1100; 9-1 a.m., call for prices.
West Village bar celebrates new year w/live music, DJs, champagne toast & party favors; 205 W. 14th St. (7th Ave.), 212-229-2122; call for info.
Just like its clientele, there's nothing special tonight about this Chelsea haunt, except good old-fashioned boozing in the Red Room Bar till 2 a.m.; 7 E. 27th St. (5th Ave.), 212-545-8000; 7, call for price.
HOVEK OLAM 2001
Gathering claims to promote "an expression of spirituality through sight & sound" feat. live performances by Astral Projection, M.F.G., Yaniv & lots of DJs. Plus champagne toast & breakfast; 45 Washington St., DUMBO, Bklyn., firstname.lastname@example.org; 10 p.m.-8 a.m., $100.
In from Berlin to DJ providing music on two floors; Angel Orensanz, Norfolk St. (Houston St.), 718-399-1632; 10, call for price.
MILLENNIUM MIDNIGHT RUN
New York Road Runner's Club hosts healthiest New Year's event, provided you don't get shot, assaulted by a crazed mob or crushed by the crumbling debris of Western civilization; Central Park, 212-860-4455 for info; 10:30, $20-$35.
Misstress Formika hosts night of "upbeat music for downtown kids" w/Justine D spinning power pop, glam, punk & new wave downstairs. And upstairs DJ Bad Vibes & Alec the Kid rock 60s garage, soul & raucous rock plus go-go dancers, videos & social lubrication by several "promosexuals"; Niagara, 112 Ave. A (7th St.), 212-420-9571; 2 a.m., $15, $10 w/invite.
MTV NEW YEAR'S EVE LIVE SIMULCAST
Music Television personalities along w/Xzibit, DJs Danny Tsettos, Jared Scream & Ted the Dillinger rock you into new millennium while rest of the world watches because it's broadcast live on MTV?here's your chance to make an ass of yourself since you didn't make it onto TRL; The World, 43rd St. (B'way), 212-398-2563 or www.ticketmaster.com; call for info, $55 & up.
NEW YEAR'S AT DOWNTIME
Enrique's Cruz & gay dance party; Downtime, 251 W. 30th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-695-2747; 9:30, call for price.
NEW YEAR'S EVE JAUNT
Howard Goldberg leads five walking tours of Chinatown, stops incl. Chinese bakery & herbal shop; for meeting place & res. call 212-265-2663; 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, $5 plus food.
NEW YEAR'S EVE MAUNA (SILENCE)
Those wishing to avoid millennium craziness are invited to meditate, write or read until the clock strikes 12, then freeing chants begin; Jivamukti Yoga Center, 404 Lafayette St. (E. 4th St.), 212-353-0214; 9-midnight, free.
NORMAN COLE'S NEW YEAR'S EVE BASH
Fashion, food, entertainment & fun; 208 W. 30th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-539-6020; 10, $30.
NYC DISCOVERY TOURS
"Origins of Christmas Traditions" walking tour of lower Manhattan, Sun. at 1, $13; "A Toast to the New Year: Historic Pubs & Taverns of Greenwich Village," stops incl. Chumley's & White Horse Tavern, Sun. at 3:15, $12 plus drinks; RSVP 212-465-3331 for res. & meeting place.
Time's Up New Year's Eve ride to Central Park promises fireworks & dancing; meet at Union Sq. Park (14th St.), 212-802-8222; 10:30, free.
Dance all night while DJ Jazzy Nice gets busy w/hiphop, funk, Latin, soul & house music. Open bar till 11 & drink specials throughout night; Sapphire Lounge, 249 Eldridge St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-777-5153; 8, w/open bar: $40 ladies, $50 gentlemen, $80 couples; w/o open bar: $20 ladies, $25 gentlemen, $40 couples.
Black-tie event w/five-course dinner, music by eight-piece band, dancing, balloon drop, broadcast from Times Square & champagne toast or choose from a 4- 6-course meal in the Oak Room; the Plaza, 5th Ave. (Central Park S.), 212-546-5200; Plaza: 8:30-2 a.m., $750; Oak Room: 6 & 9, $150-$250.
RAVEN CAFE'S BASH
DJ "H" brings in the new year w/rock 'n' roll favorites from the later half of 20th century. Champagne toast at midnight & party favors provided, complimentary breakfast; 194 Ave. A (13th St.), 212-529-4712; call for info.
John Blair & Marc Berkley pres. night of dancing at "2001: A Roxy Odyssey," feat. DJ Victor Calderone, live performance by pop diva Kristine W.; champagne toast at midnight, Times Square simulcast, continental breakfast, open bar 10-midnight a.m. & dancing till noon; 515 W. 18th St. (between 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-645-5156 or 212-307-7171; 10, $125.
Two floors of entertainment, full menu of appetizers, munchies & veggies, champagne toast at midnight, party favors & two DJs spinning till 3 a.m.; Pier 17, South Street Seaport, RSVP 212-972-9294 to Dina; 10, $125-$150 adv. tkts. only.
tavern on the green
"Fire & Ice"-themed celebration rings in 2001?"fire" comes from Central Park's fireworks display & "ice" from the ice sculptures (some w/protruding fire!) decorating the garden. Entertainment provided by Joe Battaglia's 17-piece New York Big Band, live ice-carving shows, appearances by Father Time & a light show. Six-course meal eaten in one of six dinning rooms & of course there'll be thousands & thousands of twinkling bulbs, ornaments, garland & red velvet covering the entire place; Tavern on the Green, Central Park (W. 67th St.), 212-873-3200, x282; call for times, $299-$750.
Professor Louie & the Crowmatix plus Garth Hudson & Da Lovin' DJ w/reggae, hiphop & funk till 3 a.m.; 355 W. 41st St. (9th Ave.), 212-947-1188; 10, $50 incl. breakfast, $20 after 3 a.m.
Join Daniel Bell, Dave Function, David Hollands, Kimyon & Rich B. vs. JC for Fun's dance party into 2001; 130 Madison St. (betw. Pike & Market Sts.), 212-964-0303; 10, $40-$50 or $70/couple.
Party until dawn w/cabaret by Scotty & Blue Bunny, open bar 10-1 a.m. & live countdown from Times Square into the millennium; Shine, 285 W. B'way (Canal St.), RSVP 212-941-0900; $75 adv.
Dance your way into 2001 at Twilo's bash feat. DJ Junior Vasquez, 530 W. 27th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-268-1600; 11, $25.
2001 DISCO ODYSSEY
The Trammps play, DJ Stretch Armstrong spins, champagne flows at midnight & there's a two-hour open bar from 10-12 a.m.; Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St. (betw