New Years Eve

Exterior detail of the New Year's Eve ball. 
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New Year’s Eve Preparations Underway In Times Square

The performance stages are being built and crews are getting the celebration’s famed ball ready.

12/27/2013

Bartender John McCarthy on the Couch. (credit: The Couch)

Create The Perfect Cocktails For New Year’s Eve

John McCarthy, bartender and beverage director of the Greenwich Project in the West Village, stopped by the Couch to create the perfect cocktail menu for your party.

12/27/2013

The numerals "14" that will complete the 2014 display on Times Square on New Year's Eve, is unveiled in New York, Dec. 17, 2013. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Americans Hopeful For A Better Year In 2014

The poll looked at the public’s expectations for the new year and asked their opinions about the most important news stories and pop culture moments of 2013.

12/26/2013

Times Square Ball app (credit: iTunes Store)

Times Square Ball App Features Upgraded Features For Ringing In 2014

The breathless drama of New York City’s Times Square Countdown to the New Year has gone miniature with a streamlined free app for electronic devices.

12/24/2013

Construction equipment in Times Square (credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg Unveils Redesign Of Times Square Pedestrian Plaza

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.

12/23/2013

Times Square New Year's ball goes back atop One Times Square (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Massive Sparkling New Year’s Eve Ball Hoisted Back Atop Its Perch On One Times Square

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.

01/03/2013

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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.

01/01/2013

A firefighter stands on the roof a a building burning on Beach and Lafayette Avenues in the Bronx on Dec. 31, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Victims Identified In Deadly Bronx Fire, No Criminality Suspected As Investigation Continues

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.

01/01/2013

Revelers in Times Square on New Year's Eve get festive with NIVEA accessories and products at Times Square on December 31, 2012 in New York City. (Credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images for NIVEA)

Revelers Crowd Times Square To Ring In 2013

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.

01/01/2013

Revelers in Times Square on New Year's Eve get festive with NIVEA accessories and products at Times Square on December 31, 2012 in New York City. (Credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images for NIVEA)

Times Square Packed With Teeming Crowd To Ring In 2013

The ball has dropped in front of a throng of 1 million in Times Square, and 2013 has arrived.

12/31/2012

A firefighter stands on the roof a a building burning on Beach and Lafayette Avenues in the Bronx on Dec. 31, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Gas Leak Likely To Blame For Fire That Killed 3 In The Bronx

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.

12/31/2012

Emergency workers respond to Times Square on New Year's Eve. (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

Subway Fare Evader In Far More Serious Trouble After Allegedly Choking Cop

The incident took place at the 42nd Street and 8th Avenue station on the northbound platform just before 10 a.m.

12/31/2012

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Free Coffee, Free Rides Offered To Keep Revelers Safe Over New Year’s

Extra efforts are being rolled out to prevent intoxicated people from getting behind the wheel.

12/31/2012

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Test Drop (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Test Drop Done, Police Stake Out Positions As Countdown To New Year’s Begins

The ball is comprised of nearly 2,700 Waterford crystals and 32, 256 LED lights and weighs 12,000 pounds – nearly six tons.

12/30/2012

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NYC’s 8 Best New Year’s Day Brunches

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.

12/29/2012

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