Evansville Rings in New Year Differently

Local News

New Year’s Eve often means big parties while watching the ball drop, but for some, there are other ways to enjoy ringing in the new year.

Franklin Street is alive, at Lamaso Bar and Grill, where they were preparing for more than 200 people to pack in by midnight.

But if that’s not your thing, don’t worry, you aren’t alone.

“I call it amateur night,” says Katie Russ with a  smile, “All the youngin’s are out, I like to stay at home in my own comfort zone.”

Russ is playing a round of pool, and her night won’t go much beyond that. She says at midnight you’ll find her at home lounging on the couch.

And she’s not the only one avoiding the midnight frenzy.

The Evansville Icemen are in action, and for some, a New Year’s Eve game downtown has become tradition.

Bob Cummins comes from Henderson,“Just something fun the whole family can do,” he says.

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