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The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.31.2014 | Entertainment

Love the idea of watching the ball drop in Times Square on New Year's Eve, but don't want to wait in the cold for several hours without a bathroom? We...

The Ball Drop, For Your iPhone

Reuters | Posted 02.22.2014 | Travel

By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) - Revelers who can't make it to New York's Times Square to celebrate New Year's Eve can download an ...

Three Things to Do One Time in NYC, As a New Yorker

Hilary Sheinbaum | Posted 06.18.2013 | New York
Hilary Sheinbaum

New York isn't for the faint at heart. Still, being courageous has nothing to do with going back for more.

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.

WATCH: Preparing The New Year's Eve Ball

Posted 12.28.2011 | New York

As the city prepares for the weekend with New Year's Eve parties and fancy dinners, a group of workers are preparing for one of the most iconic symbol...

Shine On: Times Square Ball Uses 32,256 LEDs

Inhabitat | Bridgette Meinhold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The iconic New Year's Eve Ball set to drop this year in Times Square was designed by none other than Waterford Crystal and Philips Lighting. The geode...

Telling Time on New Year's Eve: Why the First Ball Was Dropped in Times Square

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

By Carmen Nigro Librarian, New York Public Library, Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy On New Ye...

Best New Year's Events In NYC This Year

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New Year's Eve On Top Of The Standard Where: The Top Of The Standard, 442 W. 13th Street, New York; (212) 645-7600 Price: $250pp for standing room a...

Four Vital Tips For Surviving Til The New Year | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Tens of thousands of out of towners will soon be invading the streets of Manhattan to drunkenly disrupt traffic, blow cheap horns while wearing glitte...

New Year's Eve Times Square Ball Gets Green Makeover | By Simone Weichselbaum and Katie Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The razzle-dazzle Times Square New Year's Eve celebration is going more green and global than ever. The ball's 288 crystals will be lit by 32,256 LED ...

Silent Night, Sparkle-less Night

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathy Erway

In the lobby of my apartment building, there is a Christmas tree adorned with ornaments and colored lights. A boombox is placed conspicuously behind i...