New Yorkers will have to wait another year for the Super Bowl trophy to return to the Big Apple.
Despite a 42-7 win against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, the Giants were eliminated from the playoffs when the Chicago Bears defeated the Detroit Lions 26-24.
Big Blue needed to win today's game and have the Bears, Minnesota Vikings and Dallas Cowboys lose in order to get another shot... » more
A Queens woman was charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime Saturday for pushing an Indian immigrant off a subway platform to his death, prosecutors said.
Erika Menendez, 31, of Rego Park, told detectives she attacked Sunando Sen, 46, because she "thought it would be cool" and because of long-standing prejudice against "Muslims, Hindus and Egyptians," whom she blamed for the 9/11... » more
If you're heading to Times Square for New Year's Eve, here are some of the major events lined up:
3 p.m.:The streets around Times Square will close down to prepare for the mass of revelers arriving.
6 p.m.: New Year's Eve Ball is illuminated and raised atop One Times Square.
6:03 p.m.: Opening ceremonies, with a Chinese cultural performance from the Sino-American Friendship Association... » more
Jim O'Leary has spent the past 13 years helping craft the 12,000 pound crystal ball that descends on New York City at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day.
O'Leary, the director of design at Waterford Crystals, spoke with us about the work, materials, that goes into the iconic Times Square New Year's eve ball, as well as its message. iconic Times Square New Year's Eve ball. What's the... » more
New Year's Rockin Eve Celebrates Dick Clark ABC, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ABC has dedicated a two-hour special to the late Dick Clark, who was the face of so many great past new years. Recapping some of Clark's most memorable New Year's Eve hosting stints - just before the first New Year's Rockin' Eve without the TV giant, who died in April - this is a special you don't want to miss.
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Getting to and around midtown on New Year's Eve won't be easy, as traffic will be heavily disrupted and the crowds will be massive. But for those willing to make the trip, here are some things to know during your travels:
- The only way into Times Square will be by subway or walking, as the NYPD will shut off surrounding streets, preventing cars and buses from getting into the area.
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This New Year's Eve, New York is going "Gangnam Style."
South Korean pop sensation Psy is set to bring his infectious dance craze to Times Square on New Year's Eve, joining Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen and more to ring in 2013.
This year's celebration is hosted by Allison Hagendorf and will kick off at 6 p.m. with the opening ceremonies that feature a Chinese cultural performance... » more
Times Square Party Pass Why stay put when you can hit up a handful of fantastic parties in Times Square - the capital of all things New Year's Eve? With the pass, you'll get access to a bevy of premium open bars, hors d'oeuvres and dance floors, plus entry to after-parties starting at 2 a.m. ($235-$295, timessquareparty-pass.com)
Cipriani 42nd Street Celebrate the new year in a classic fashion... » more
While millions of people descend on Times Square to watch the ball drop on New Year's Eve and others navigate crowded bars, sometimes the best memories can be created in the confines of your own home.
If you're planning on hosting a New Year's Eve party this year, New York City party planner Linda Kaye, of Birthday Baker's Party Makers, gave us some key tips to making sure your party is memorable.
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New Year's Eve is known for overpriced food and drinks at overcrowded bars and restaurants. Concert venues are just about the one place you can get your money's worth. Yes, you'll pay more for a ticket, but at least you're guaranteed a long set that will run into the wee hours of the morning. Here's a look at some of what's on the musical menu that night.
Phish MADISON SQUARE GARDEN For the... » more