The most popular place to celebrate New Year's Eve in New York City is Times Square, where attendees can watch the world-famous Times Square Ball drop. Tourists around the city can attend a concert, go to a bar or restau... More »

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Poverty has been a documented issue in New York since the early part of the 19th century. Exact numbers of those living in poverty at that time, however, are unknown, because a formal federal poverty threshold wasn't est... More »

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The time zone in New York is Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) in the summer and Eastern Standard Time (EST) in the winter. New York uses two time zones depending on the year, because daylight saving time must be accounted for... More »

The first celebration of New Year's Eve in Times Square in New York City was in 1904. The first year that a ball descended a flagpole at midnight was 1907. More »

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The first ball drop in New York's Times Square on New Year's Eve took place in 1907. The tradition of celebrating New Year's Eve in Times Square actually began a few years earlier in 1904. More »

Some popular New Year's Eve events are the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration, Nashville's Bash on Broadway and Atlanta's Peach Drop. The ball drop in Times Square is by far the biggest of these events and features ... More »

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There is no correct way to celebrate New Year's Eve, and the best activity for the evening largely depends on personal preference. Most people in the United States either attend a party or stay in with close friends and ... More »