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Dec 31, 2018

NYPD Won't Fly Drone in Times Square on Rainy New Year's Eve

NYPD Won't Fly Drone in Times Square on Rainy New Year's Eve

A rainy New Year's Eve in New York has some Times Square revelers ponying up to keep dry, while police are scrapping plans to deploy a drone to keep watch over the crowd for the first time.

Dec 29, 2018

2 Million in Times Square for New Year's? Experts Say No Way

2 Million in Times Square for New Year's? Experts Say No Way

Crowd-size experts scoff at those mammoth figures — floated annually by city officials and event organizers — saying it's impossible to squeeze that many of even the skinniest revelers into such a relatively...

Dec 31, 2018

NYC Street Closures, MTA Changes for New Year’s Eve

NYC Street Closures, MTA Changes for New Year’s Eve

If you plan to ring in the New Year at Times Square to see the iconic ball drop, the use of public transportation is highly recommended. There will be a significant amount of street closures related to the...

Dec 27, 2018

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Gets Some New Sparkle

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Gets Some New Sparkle

Preparations for New Year's Eve in Times Square are taking shape, and some of those shapes are 192 new crystal triangles on the famous ball. The new Waterford crystal triangles will join about 2,500 others...

Dec 13, 2018

Christina Aguilera to Headline New Year's Eve in NYC

Christina Aguilera to Headline New Year's Eve in NYC

Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York's Times Square. Dick Clark Productions announced Thursday that Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and...

Jan 1, 2019

Meet New York City's First Baby of 2018

Meet New York City's First Baby of 2018

It didn’t take long for New York City to see its first baby of the new year.

Jan 1, 2018

In Photos: Crowds Pack Times Square for New Year's Ball Drop

New Yorkers, celebrity entertainers and tourists from around the world packed...View gallery

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Jan 1, 2018

Times Square Revelers Ring in 2018, Coldest NYE in 100 Years

Times Square Revelers Ring in 2018, Coldest NYE in 100 Years

Revelers rang in 2018 in frigid Times Square - the second-coldest celebration there on record and coldest in 100 years.

Dec 28, 2017

Unparalleled Security in NYC Ahead of New Year's Eve Bash

Unparalleled Security in NYC Ahead of New Year's Eve Bash

The NYPD is heightening security in key spots across the city days ahead of the annual New Year’s Eve celebration that will see some two million people pack pens in Times Square to watch the famed ball drop.

Dec 26, 2016

Best Places to Watch the New Year's Eve Fireworks

Best Places to Watch the New Year's Eve Fireworks

New Year’s Eve is around the corner and it’s time to make some plans. Wondering where to get the best views of the New Year’s Eve fireworks? Here are the best places in NYC to take in the fireworks spectacular.

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