New Years Eve

Millions celebrate New Years Eve with NIVEA hats in Times Square on December 31, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Nivea)

Crowds Gather In Times Square For New Year’s Eve Celebration

More than one million revelers are expected to gather at the Crossroads of the World for the the big event, which is also expected to be watched by over a billion people worldwide.

12/31/2013

Revelers in Times Square celebrate New Year's Day just after midnight on Jan. 1, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Travel Alerts Issued, Rules In Place For New Year’s Eve Celebrations In NYC

If you plan to welcome 2014 in Times Square, police want you to know that backpacks and large bags, as well as alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

12/31/2013

Ball to drop Dec. 31, 2013 in Times Square (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Organizers Making Final Preps For Big New Year’s Eve Bash In Times Square

Nearly 800 people have been hard at work putting the finishing touches on the big event, which is expected to be watched by more than a million people in Times Square and over a billion worldwide.

12/30/2013

Cold Monday

Cold Snap, Possible Snowstorm Looming In Days To Come

Cold air was moving into the Tri-State Area Monday night, and it could be setting the stage for the first major snowstorm of the season later in the week.

12/30/2013

A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mangano: Increased DWI Patrols In Nassau County For New Year’s

County Executive Edward Mangano says police will be targeting drunk drivers to stop senseless alcohol-related accidents during one of the busiest party days of the year.

12/30/2013

As TV 10/55's Toni Senecal found out, there is more than one way to get in shape in the new year. (Credit TV 10/55)

Toni On! New York: A New You In The New Year

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — If you love New York City like we love New York City then tag along with Toni On! We uncover hidden city secrets, show you the coolest stuff to do and hunt […]

12/28/2013

New Year's Citibikes

Stationary Bikes To Help Power Lights On NYE Ball

The 30,000 LED lights on the New Year’s Eve ball at Times Square are being fueled in part by pedal power.

12/28/2013

Exterior detail of the New Year's Eve ball. 
 (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

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

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