Early Times Square arrivals ready to welcome 2012 long before the New Year's …

Will you be watching NBC's “New Year's Eve with Carson Daly”? Or are you more of a “Dick Clark's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest” kind of person?

Click here Times Square New Year's Eve bash warmer this year Originally published: December 31, 2011 10:16 AM Updated: December 31, 2011 5:56 PM By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The crowds are getting primed in Times Square for the big New Year's Eve ball drop

Today's warmer weather is expected to bring out a record number of revelers with nearly a million spectators set to pack into Times Square.

CityPass.com has put together an interesting infographic looking at the history of New Year's Even in Times Square, with a timeline dating back to 1900.

Want to watch the ball drop on Times Square at New Year's, but not actually spend hours in the cold on Times Square? Don't worry, the action will once again be live-streamed to computers as well as iOS and Android cell