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Are you looking for some fun this New Year’s Eve? Here are some picks from our friends over at TBD.com and The Washington Post.

Click here for the Washington Post's picks.

And from TBD.com....

The Gibson: Heaven vs. Hell New Year's 2012. An open bar all night affair with DJ Booty Boots, a champagne toast, six signature cocktails and catering by Blackbyrd Warehouse (Tarsier will not be catering). At $150 a ticket, that open bar better be no bullshit. 8 p.m. - 3 a.m. $150.

Lincoln: Speakeasy New Year's Eve. A roaring twenties celebration with David Akers, the Epitome and DJ Cassidy. A general admission ticket includes hors d'oeuvres from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., party favors and a midnight champagne toast. If you're feeling really fancy, other packages include a premium open bar + dinner. $65, $150, $250.

The Dunes: Carneval de Trahison. Ring in the new year with the best deal yet. A night of craft cocktails and an indoor food truck by Tarsier featuring homemade complimentary pork rinds, vegetarian lumpia, chicken skewers with a sauce trio and adobo chicken sliders. Giant projections of arcade games, DJ sets by Sam "The Man" Burns, Soul Call Paul and DJ Stylus, and live music by Jonny Grave & The Tombstones and Alex Vans Band. $20. Cash/credit bar and food. Only 150 tickets available.

Hudson: A Mad Men New Year's Eve. What better way to ring in another year than a throwback to when times were brighter, a four hour open bar, appetizers and a champagne toast to ring in 1963. $120.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre: From Woolly With Love. End 2011 in laughter with a performance of Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies, desserts from Jose Andres Catering, an open bar and a midnight champagne toast with the cast. $150, $175.

Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse: New Year's Eve at the Drafthouse. A low key way to ring in the new year. Watch the ball drop on the big screen. $15.

Rock 'n Roll Hotel: New Year's Eve 2011. A no dress code affair. Rock in 2012 with every hot DJ in town featuring Reed Rothchild, James Nasty, Phetish P, Painted Face and Smudge on the first floor, and Xiao Yang, Skim and Dirty Steve upstairs. $50 admission and cash bar. $80 admission and open bar.

BYT NYE 2012: DJs & Beers & Books at 1800 L Street NW. Ring in the new year at the former Border's Books/FotoWeek space with Animal Collective, Le Tigre, Shark Week, The Dance Party and many, many more! Plus, an open bar, giant hamster balls, lasers, a best of FotoWeek DC exhibit. $80 presale. $100 door.

U Street Music Hall: Moombahton Massive X. A night of moombahton and pho dogs with Nadastrom, Sabo, Jen Lasher, Billy the Gent, and Cam Jus. $25.

Moombahton Massive X Promo Video - U Street Music Hall from Seannie Cameras on Vimeo.

Dirty Martini & Dirty Bar: Dirty Gala. Fancy attire, short short dresses and poppin' bottles is what this night's about. Three floors, four bars, four DJ's and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. $40 general admission ($30 on Gilt). $100 open bar.

Newseum: New Year's Eve Headliner's Ball. Catering and cocktails by Wolfgang Puck, an open bar, music by Round Midnight, DJ Scientific Beats, exhibits and a midnight countdown on a 40-foot by 22-foot video screen. $195.

Eighteenth Street Lounge: ESL NYE. With DJ sets from All Good Funk Alliance, Thomas Blondet, and all that jazz... with The Donvonte McCoy Quintet featuring Mavis Water. $45.

9:30 Club: Blisspop pres. Lost & Sound NYE. With Volta Bureau and Lxsx Frxnk. $10.

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