Granted Times Square is the epicenter of New Years Eve activity, but the freezing temperatures, packed-in crowds and lack of bathroom facilities keep most of us as far away as possible. But don't rule New York out completely - it's one of the the most festive places to ring in the New Year. You just need to know where to go.
Here's a list of five of the best of New York's New Year's Eve 2010 parties - held inside (and one on a boat). Cheers!