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The Solar Eclipse Parties of New York City

72.5 %, Motherfuckers

By Ilana Dadras ·
B176e9b9380121877edd4e030394426e7 PhotosThe Solar Eclipse Parties of New York City
Depending on how excited you are about the moon momentarily lining up with the sun, you may already be sitting on a lawn chair in Goreville, Illinois, a couple pairs of UV glasses stacked on your nose, beverage in hand, waiting for that fateful moment on Monday afternoon when darkness will be cast upon the earth for all of two-and-a-half minutes.

You're probably doing that.

You're doing that right now, aren't you?

But for those of you who might be sticking around, you'll be pleased to know you've got ample Solar Eclipse Parties to consider. Seven, to be precise.

Hey, if you're going to be plunged into ~72% darkness at 2:45pm (thanks, Vox), you may as well do it with a themed beverage in hand, surrounded by people equally or more excited about the natural phenomenon and/or its inherent instagram potential. 

Your best options—some with pools—are right here
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Ilana Dadras cannot discern between situations in which sarcasm is and is not appropriate. Her favorite things include mezcal cocktails, Big Sur and writing about herself in the third person.

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