New Years Eve
Part of the Crossroads of the World is undergoing a three-year, $40 million makeover in an effort to make the area more pedestrian friendly.
There was a countdown and cheering as the massive ball made its ascent. Well above the crossroads of the world, the ball featuring 32,256 LED lights will continue its light show throughout the new year.
Cleanup Crews Descend On Times Square After New York City Rings In The New Year With Massive Celebration
When the celebration was over sanitation workers swept through Times Square to clean up the mess. They told CBS 2′s Kathryn Brown that visitors are often awestruck by their post New Year’s task.
The blaze was being investigated, but no criminality was suspected. The cause is also under investigation, but witnesses reported the smell of gas before the fire.
The festivities joined a slew of others around the globe, from fireworks in Sydney and Hong Kong to the first public countdown in years in Myanmar.
The ball has dropped in front of a throng of 1 million in Times Square, and 2013 has arrived.
A gas leak was suspected to be the cause of a fast-moving fire that ripped through a Bronx apartment building early Monday, killing a man and woman in their 70s and a 12-year-old boy.
The incident took place at the 42nd Street and 8th Avenue station on the northbound platform just before 10 a.m.
Extra efforts are being rolled out to prevent intoxicated people from getting behind the wheel.
The ball is comprised of nearly 2,700 Waterford crystals and 32, 256 LED lights and weighs 12,000 pounds – nearly six tons.
After partying all night into 2013, you’ll need a solid brunch to get your carbo-fix, clear your head, and keep your tummy full. Make reservations or stop by these NYC restaurants serving the best brunches on New Year’s Day.
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he’ll be joined by the high-kicking Rockettes for the Times Square crystal ball drop on New Year’s Eve.
Ring in the New Year with the one’s you love – including the littlest ones in your family. Check out these NYC family-friendly events to celebrate New Year’s Eve and Near Year’s Day together.
Toast to 2013 with your loved ones over a delicious prix-fixe dinner. Make reservations for an early or late seating at one of these NYC restaurants offering standout New Year’s Eve menus. By Sarah Shaker. […]