Partying like it's 1999 is for the weak! Instead, party like it's 1899, with seriously nice-priced VIP tickets to The French Spirits Soiree: a turn-of-the-century bash centered around the enthusiastic consumption of vintage cocktails and punches made with Pernod Absinthe, Ricard Pastis, Lillet, St-Germain, Dolin Vermouth, Pernod-Ricard, Benedictine, Cointreau® and more, all created by fearlessly inventive NYC mixology mavens, courtesy of The Dizzy Fizz. There will also be tasty live jazz from The Hot Sardines, French-lounge from DJ Tomas Moves, and gourmet cheeses & charcuterie from Murray's, but not Bill Murray's, because that beautiful freak of nature seems to exist only on coffee and cigarettes.
Of course, there's more: your $55 (down from $85) VIP ticket also secures you entrance into an hour-long preparty, plus skip the line and get a giftbag stocked with sample bottles of the evening's boozes -- just like on an airplane, except higher quality, and you won't have to steal them while the stewardess is preoccupied with serving cola and pretzels.
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