Well, it’s that time of year. The time when some of us get totally plastered and sing strange songs while others watch totally plaster New Yorkers singing silly songs on TV at 9 p.m.
But the rest of us will be whooping it up in downtown Tacoma at First Night. If you haven’t yet heard about the arts-based, family-friendly (ie alcohol-free) party for New Year’s Eve, let me clue you in: it’s part of an international chain of similar festivals, each totally local, and it used to happen a lot in T-Town. After a financially-induced hiatus, it came…