Tag Archives: New Year’s Eve

NYC To Face -10 Wind Chill On New Year’s Eve

USA Today reports: Revelers in New York’s Times Square could face the coldest New Year’s Eve celebration in more than 50 years as a brutal wave of arctic air tightens its iron grip on much of the nation. “We are predicting 11 degrees at midnight in Times Square that will feel like minus-10 degrees,” warned AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Paul Walker. ...

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KEY WEST: Drag Queen Sushi Marries After Traditional New Year’s Eve Pump Drop [VIDEO]

One of Key West’s most beloved traditions took place last night when local drag star Sushi was lowered to Duval Street in a giant glittery pump at the stroke of midnight. This year, however, Sushi (real name Gary Marion) finished the ritual by getting married before the adoring throngs. Watch it all below. I had the pleasure of meeting Sushi ...

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2016: Brought To You By Planet Fitness [VIDEO]

Here’s a great narration-free clip of last night’s festivities in Times Square, brought to you by Planet Fitness, whose logo adorned every stage and every head. Still better than the Year Of Nivea. As tradition holds, the ball drop was followed by Frank Sinatra’s New York, New York. After that came Ray Charles  and then Israel Kamakawiwo’ole’s gorgeous take on ...

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Open Thread Thursday: 2016 Resolutions

Yeah, yeah, yeah. Lose weight, see the world, yadda yadda yadda. Surely the readers of this here website thingy have some actually interesting resolutions. Let’s hear them.

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Sydney Rings In 2016 With Fireworks Spectacular

No New Year’s Eve is complete without a look at the fireworks spectacular over Sydney. Watch below. I’m just a little disappointed that they didn’t soundtrack the fireworks with Kylie this year.

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Auckland Rings In 2016 [VIDEO]

The celebrations have begun! “Auckland, New Zealand is the first major city to welcome the new year. The city’s celebrations include a fireworks display, launched from the Sky Tower.” Are you working today? Where will you be tonight?

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Times Square Time Lapse

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Times Square Is Already Full

It’s almost nine hours before midnight and Times Square is already mobbed. EarthCam is streaming live shots from multiple angles.

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Sydney Rings In 2015

Their fireworks are always the best.

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New Zealand Rings In 2015

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Happy New Year From The ISS

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Creationists Plan Times Square Message

Via World Net Daily: When the famous ball drops on New Year’s Eve in New York City’s Times Square, a message will be there to remind “our intolerant liberal friends” about the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment. Answers in Genesis, the Christian ministry best known for operating the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky, announced it is purchasing a recurring, 15-second spot ...

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Times Square Gets Its “13”

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Fireworks Around The World

Hit this link for some great shots from around the world.

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Lady Gaga Drops The Ball

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Live Cams From Times Square

At this writing midnight is some eleven hours way, but as you can see there are already thousands of people crammed into the pens across Times Square. You can watch the craziness live from a number of cams in different locations.

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Sydney Rings In 2012

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Lady Gaga Will Drop The Ball

Native New Yorker Lady Gaga will join Mayor Bloomberg in dropping the ball tomorrow night in Times Square. Each year, Hizzoner chooses a guest to help drop the ball and count down the year’s final minute. Past choices have included Bill and Hillary Clinton, Colin Powell, Muhammad Ali and Rudy Giuliani. Lady Gaga will perform on ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New ...

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What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

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Tap Tap Tap

Is this thing on? What with the funky weekend holidays this year, who’s working this week?

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