Date Night Uptown for New Year’s Eve This Year.

New Year’s Eve. It’s romantic. Promising. A doorway to what’s next. The ending of what’s passed. But it’s always the start of a new chapter. In Life. And in love — it’s the ultimate celebration of old and new.

Make your New Years Eve spectacular — with an Uptown date night like no other. Here’s how to be an Uptown Girl. New Year’s Eve Style.

Stroll into Uptown and up to the Spa at the Ritz. 4pm pedicure and a view. Presto. First steps into the new year will be pretty perfect. Make your appointment now.

Quick, step to Ivy & Leo for that last-minute shoe upgrade. Bend and snap. Store closes early that day so don’t delay. Be on pointe.

Men. They always need a new tie. Get to Jos. A. Bank before 6. Show him how you can Full-Windsor later.

Pop into Fin & Fino. Bubbly and oysters for a sexy start to New Years made-to-order.

Take a walk on Uptown. Isn’t she pretty? She’s yours if you want her. Here’s your map to it all.

Sparkle and snap a picture in front of the Bechtler. Head in for a modern viewpoint. Talk art. Talk love. Make a little history of your own.

Head on up. Farenheit is somewhere you wanna get in early. Watch the sunset. Pull him close and let him know who’s really in charge.

via Aria

Dinner at Aria. Breathe in and say it. He’s the one for you. Have you told him? Now’s your chance. Over apps — don’t wait.

Show him a little dessert at Cicchetti. The new upscale staple — only Uptown Girls know. Now he does.

Blumenthal for Rhapsody in Blue. Talk soul of the Roaring 20s. Stay for the post-concert party, champagne, dancing to Robyn Springer Quartet, & countdown to the New Year. Toast away.

Or make it a full-Jazzy kinda night. Blues at Middle C. Feel the rhythm. Take it with you. Tix here.

Need a ballroom? Party hats can be found at The Ritz. Event tix are going fast. Book now.

Craving spice? Limited tix Available at Sophia’s Lounge. Get them now. Spiced and spiked.

End your night with fireworks at The Levine Avenue of the Arts. Live music, DJ, and the lighting of the Queen City crown. For FREE. Boom!

As the new cold moon fades away, (and you are ordering that Uber) leave the shade behind and look for warmth in a new decade.

Who will you be in 2020? Be a classy Uptown girl, of course. Ring in the new. Toast. As long as it’s in Uptown.

Now one more thing.



Angela Williams
A writer in Charlotte trying to shop and eat at all the places.