New Year’s Eve
The countdown to 2014 is underway and preparations have begun to ring in the new year, South Florida style.
The final touches are being put on Miami’s Big Orange/La Gran Naranja and Bayfront Park ahead of the annual New Year’s Eve blow out.
If you fire your weapon into the air to celebrate New Year’s Eve, you could take someone else’s life and you could be sent to prison for a very long time.
It was a toast repeated yearly since the family arrived from Cuba in the 1960s. Gustavo Pérez Firmat’s family uttered the toast as a wish they anxiously waited to fulfill.
It happens almost every New Year’s Eve in South Florida–“celebratory” shots are fired into the sky. But actions have consequences, and that bullet can end up turning a celebration into a tragedy.
While meteorologists may describe Thursday’s weather ‘mostly cloudy with a 100 percent chance of showers’, South Floridians and tourists alike describe it as ‘yucky’.
Do you want to see the famed ball drop in New York’s Times Square drop this New Year’s Eve but can’t make it to the Big Apple? Hey, there’s a new and improved app for that.
As the song says ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year’ and it is until you have had too much to drink at a Christmas or New Year’s Eve celebration.
While nothing compares to spending New Year’s Eve in Times Square, the New Year’s Eve celebration at Bayfront Park can claim better weather, more comfort and also a seaside fireworks show.
In an effort to keep drunk drivers off the road over the holidays, the AAA Auto Club has teamed up with Bud Light for their ‘Tow to Go’ program which offers a confidential ride home and tow – both free of charge.