If you thought you were desperate to see the backside of 2016 last New Year’s Eve, no doubt you are even more thrilled to see the unrelenting chaos that is 2017 finally come to a close. Will 2018 be any better? There’s always hope. Bottom line: It’s been a hard year. So throw off the shackles of 2017 and look toward the future while you toss back shots and sip Champagne. Chicago’s top New Year’s Eve parties look spectacular. You can worry about tomorrow... tomorrow.