New Year's Eve in Times Square

A beer garden will be on tap again this year, and the New Years Eve ball will drop from 230 feet. "I hope this bash affects McAllen in a very modern way. We want to be a touristy city where people want to come here and vacation and do things," said

31, 2011, in New York. (AP, Charles Sykes) Revelers gather to watch the ball drop in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York, Dec. 31, 2011. The square is an annual gathering place to watch the Waterford Crystal Times Square New Year's Eve Ball drop

When it comes to celebrating New Year's Eve with the kids, family-friendly events may be a little difficult to come by during a celebration that seems to revolve around champagne. Boston led the way for First Night celebrations

New Year's Eve might just be the only time of year when "dropping the ball" is a good thing. And this year, nearly one million people are expected to ring in 2012 by watching the shimmery ball make its descent in Times

When it comes to celebrating New Year's Eve with the kids, family-friendly events may be a little difficult to come by during a celebration that seems to revolve around champagne. Boston led the way for First Night celebrations