Those looking in Magnolia for quieter New Year's Eve celebration -- and what else would a person look for in Magnolia? -- two of the neighborhood's better restaurants want to be there for you. According to the Magnolia Voice, Mondello and Szmania restaurants have planned special menus to ring in the New Year both including variation on the traditional rack of lamb among other tasty options.
If only one liquor store in Seattle will be open until 10 p.m. on New Year's Eve, it make sense that this store would be in Capitol Hill. The Washington State Liquor Store on 400 Broadway Ave. East will be open until 10 p.m. -- two hours later than the rest of the liquor stores in Seattle. The store manager told the Capitol Hill Blog that longer hours is part of an effort by the state to experiment with better customer service.