New Year’s Traditions

  • New Year’s Traditions
    New Year’s Traditions
Every year, about two million people gather in New York City’s Times Square to watch the famous “ball drop.” This tradition began in 1907 with a 700-pound ball that was slowly lowered down a pole until it reached the ground at midnight. Today, ball is 11,875 pounds and covered in sparkling Waterford crystals. For all of those unable to witness this annual tradition in person, the ball drop is…

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