FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Wistful Wednesday: New Years Eve 1963
This must have been taken by Far Guys Dad..it is Far Guys Sister and her beau who she married five years later. She must have been in her first year of College. She was off getting straight A's and m... Posted on 12/30/09 at 4:38 AM
Times Square was awash in hopeful sentiments as it prepared to welcome hordes of New Year's Eve revelers looking to cast off a rough year and cheer their way to something better in 2012. For all of the holiday's bittersweet potential, New York City always treats it like a big party — albeit one that, for a decade now, has taken place under the watchful eye of a massive security force.
With glittering fireworks and star-studded celebrations from New Zealand to Times Square, the world eagerly welcomed a new year and hoped for a better future Saturday, saying goodbye to a year of hurricanes, tsunamis and economic turmoil that many would rather forget.
Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are curious about your New Year's Eve plans. The two actors perform a duet in a video posted this week on YouTube, musically asking, "What are you doing New Year's Eve?" She plays ukulele and he plays guitar in the two-minute video of the 1947 jazz song.
Less than two weeks after graduating from the New York City police academy, more than 1,500 rookie officers have a daunting first assignment: helping to protect Times Square on New Year's Eve. The deployment is just one of an array of security measures — many visible, many not — that the New York Police Department rolls out each year for the event that turns the "Crossroads of the World" into a massive street party that stretches 17 blocks through the heart of Manhattan.
Blues band Little Bobby and the Storm with special guest vocalist Nora Jean Bruso will headline Celebrate the Night, a no-alcohol, family friendly New Year’s Eve celebration tonight in the Alerus Center.
Fargo Public Schools issued a news release this morning announcing the cancellation of “Fargo Snow Bash 2010,” originally scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. Friday at the Edgewood Golf Course, as a result of a severe weather forecast.
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