It’s been a familiar sight in New York City since 1907: a ball dropping from its perch high above Times Square to signal in the new year. But why a dropping ball, when most cities celebrate the occasion with displays of fireworks? As told in The Atlantic, it’s essentially a story of adaptation and tradition.
Why DO They Drop That New Year’s Eve Ball in Times Square? (The Atlantic)
December 29, 2012 By Leave a Comment