Can't get out of town and into Times Square this New Year's? Then try out the next best thing right here in Crowntown. The 2nd Annual "New York, New York" New Year's Eve Party is the place for Yankee imports and wannabes alike. So, grab your guy, girl, whoever and hit a local hotspot. Just remember that "Girls (really do) Just Wanna Have Fun." 7 p.m. Grand Central, 101 N. Tryon St. 704-348-7032. www.uptownsgrandcentral.com.