- Posted December 29, 2011 by
New York, New York
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Ringing in 2012
Times Square Preps For Biggest 2012 Party
- dsashin, CNN iReport producer
Times Square is setting up for the biggest New Year's Eve celebration in the world: stages, barricades for crowd control, lights, speakers and television equipment- even early overnighters with blankets.
One million people are expected to crowd the area where on Thursday, 12/29/11 preparations were well on their way- including the testing of the 2012 numerals lights.
The ball has been lowered from the pole atop 1 Times Square until it's tme to bring it back to ring in the new year.
Pictures taken in Times Square on December 29, 2011.