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New Year's Ball Drop

PHOTOS: Wackiest New Year's Eve Ball Drops

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.01.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Some wacky drops pay tribute to local products or tastes, while others just go all-out outrageous.

Wacky NYE Ball Drops Across the US

Posted 01.03.2012 | Travel

The Times Square ball drop is perhaps the most iconic of American New Year's Eve traditions. Across the country, many cities have followed New York Ci...

The Times Square Ball Drop and the Story Behind It

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kate Kelly

The first New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square occurred in 1904, just after the New York Times had relocated to a new building in what had been known as Longacre Square.