New Year’s Eve

(A photo of Lit Brothers' department store from about 1972 shows a static mesh sign atop the building.)

Former Lits Store, Onetime Queen of Market East, Getting A New LED Advertising Crown

A digital electronic billboard long planned for the top of the old Lit Brothers building, at 8th and Market Streets, is now just three months away from reality.

09/29/2014

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Hundreds Gather To Ring In 2014 In Philadelphia

New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia means two fireworks shows. One to officially ring in 2014 at midnight and a 6 p.m. display that brought in a lot of families.

12/31/2013

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In Fairmout Park, New Year ‘Countdown To Noon’ For The Young At Heart

The Countdown to Noon was accompanied by cheers as hundreds of parents and children crowded under the dome to watch the Please Touch Museum’s version of the ball drop.

12/31/2013

(An oversized Peeps marshmallow chick, right, is dropped by crane on New Year's Eve in Bethlehem, Pa., to fireworks accompaniment.  Photo provided by Just Born Inc.)

Bethlehem, Pa.’s Pick For New Year’s Eve ‘Drop’ Is Its Local Confection

In New York, they drop a huge, crystal-encrusted ball to mark the arrival of the new year. In Bethlehem, Pa., it’s the “Peeps chick drop.”

12/31/2013

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Philadelphia Authorities Warn Against New Year’s Eve Gunplay

“Bullets go up, and they do come down, and we have no control over where they land and who they might injure,” police commissioner Charles Ramsey said.

12/31/2013

(The stainless steel framework of Kennett Square's mushroom, before lights and decorations were added.  Photo provided by Kathi Lafferty)

In Kennett Square, Pa., A New Year’s Eve Celebration of Mushroominess

The undisputable mushroom capital of the world, right here in Chester County, Pa., is holding a family-friendly New Year’s Eve event that includes a new tradition: its first “Mushroom Drop.”

12/31/2013

(The course map for the Philadelphia New Year's Midnight Run.  Graphic provided by Runbucks LLC)

South Philly Midnight Fun Run Will Help Usher in 2014

If your New Year’s resolution is to start running, why wait ’til morning? You can do a 5K run at the stroke of midnight.

12/31/2013

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New Year’s Live App

The New Year’s Live app lets you experience the excitement of New Year’s around the world with live Webcam feeds ranging from Amsterdam and Tokyo to the US.

12/31/2013

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Bacon And Chocolate Appetizers

Chef Jack McDavid, of Jack’s Firehouse, shared some delicious bacon and chocolate appetizers that are perfect for your New Year’s Eve parties.

12/30/2013

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Preparations In Full Swing For New Year’s Eve Fireworks Shows

More than 4,000 shells were loaded onto barges at the Philadelphia Navy Yard Sunday in preparation for the New Year’s Eve fireworks shows.

12/29/2013

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Chris May, Jessica Dean and Kathy Orr Host ‘Celebrate 2014,’ Live Fireworks Special December 31st, 11:30 P.M. On CBS 3

CBS 3 will once again ring in the New Year with a live broadcast of Penn’s Landing’s New Year’s Eve fireworks spectacular.

12/26/2013

(KYW Newsradio anchorman Steve Nikazy, right, describes the New Year's Eve fireworks production while Camden mayor Dana Redd and Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter listen at left.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Plans For Philadelphia’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Shows Revealed

The highlights include not one but two fireworks displays. KYW Newsradio anchorman Steve Nikazy will voice the shows.

11/21/2013

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Man Sentenced For Role In Shootout That Injured 5

Citing the senseless violence that “makes my head spin,” a Philadelphia judge sentenced a 23-year-old man to 10-20 years in prison for his role in a shootout that left 5 people, all innocent bystanders, wounded.

02/09/2013

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Kidcasting From First Night Haddonfield, NJ

Little news fans turned out at First Night Haddonfield on New Year’s Eve on Monday, Dec. 31st, 2012.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/03/2013

(Credit: Steve Butler)

Thouasands Bring In The New Year At Penn’s Landing

The city of Philadelphia hosted annual New Year’s Eve celebrations with the highlight being a pair of fireworks shows over the Delaware River.

12/31/2012

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