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Q2 Music

Results of Q2 Music's Third Annual New-Music Countdown

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Q2 Music presents the results of the third annual New-Music Countdown: the 100 best classical pieces of the last 100 years as chosen by our listeners. View the complete results.

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WNYC News

The History of the New Year's Eve Ball Drop

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Watch the livestream of the ball drop.

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WNYC News

Pratt's Steam Whistles to Herald in the New Year

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Brooklyn's Pratt Institute will continue its tradition of blowing steam whistles to usher in the New Year.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Your New Year's Eve Transportation Hacks

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Uber's New Year's "surge pricing", taxi scarcity and the subway that never comes. We've got your transportation hacks for the big night. (Staying home is a great one.)

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Transportation Nation

Your Questions Answered: How to Navigate NYC on New Year's Eve

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

WNYC

At 3pm today, the NYPD will begin opening the designated viewing areas around Times Square, where a million people are expected to gather for the celebration. Below, we answer questions about how to get around -- and what to expect. Pro tip: before you get to the standing around part, you'll probably be doing a fair amount of walking.

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New Sounds

Pre-empted

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Pre-empted by "Radio Deluxe," a New Years Eve special, with musician John Pizzarelli and singer Jessica Molaskey.

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Operavore

'Let's Party' Playlist

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Saturday at 12 noon, the Operavore show is ringing in the New Year with some of your and our favorite party records -- from a Yiddish tango to renditions of “Auld Lang Syne."

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Transportation Nation

Citi Bike to Help Power Times Square New Year's Eve Ball

Friday, December 27, 2013

New Yorkers and visitors can help power the New Year's Eve ball this year, simply by pedaling.

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The Takeaway

In a New Year, Comfort from Predictions of What's to Come

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

In the face of a new year, many of us take comfort in predictions of what's to come. Bill O'Toole is in the business of divining the future. He is the prognosticator of the 217-year-old J. Gruber's Hagerstown and Country Almanack.

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New Sounds

Pre-empted

Monday, December 31, 2012

Pre-empted by "Radio Deluxe," a New Years Eve special, with musician John Pizzarelli and singer Jessica Molaskey.

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Q2 Music

Results of Q2 Music's Second Annual New-Music Countdown

Friday, December 28, 2012

After asking Q2 Music listeners to vote for their favorite classical music, you delivered. We counted down the favorite 100 pieces of the last 100 years during our Second Annual New-Music Countdown.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Seasonal Cocktails to Ring in a New Year

Friday, December 28, 2012

Four bartenders from Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens recommend seasonal cocktails for ringing in the new year. Try recipes for homemade eggnog and the New Brunswick.

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WQXR Features

WQXR's 2012 Classical Countdown

Saturday, December 08, 2012

It's back and bigger than ever: WQXR will help ring in the New Year with our 2012 Classical Countdown. From Friday through New Year's Eve, we're counting down your 105 favorite pieces.

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Q2 Music

Q2 Music's Second Annual New-Music Countdown

Friday, December 07, 2012

It's time for Q2 Music's second annual new-music countdown! Between now and Christmas Day, vote for your favorite classical music from the last 100 years and we'll bring the year to a close with your top choices during a marathon countdown.

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WNYC News

Public Transit Offers Travel Alternatives to Driving for New Year’s Eve

Friday, December 30, 2011

To help ring in the new year, the region’s public transit systems will be offering more buses and trains Saturday evening and operating later than usual to accommodate the crowds.

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WNYC News

City Braces for New Year's Eve Festivities

Friday, December 30, 2011

When the nearly 12,000-pound Waterford Crystal ball is lowered Saturday, New Year’s Eve, and confetti rains down on almost 1 million revelers, 1,500 rookie officers will be getting a first taste of crowd control, many restaurants will be brimming with customers and taxis will be out in full force.

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The New Canon

When the Clock Strikes '12

Friday, December 30, 2011

The New Canon takes a break from its weekly live chat and listening party in observance of the holidays, but rings in the New Year with a glimpse of what's in store for 2012.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Rozanne Gold on Celebrating New Year's Eve on Any Budget

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Rozanne Gold, renowned chef, author and international food and restaurant consultant, talks about quick recipe ideas for New Year’s Eve, for all economic levels. Her latest book is Radically Simple, which was named one of Cooking Light magazine’s list of the Top 100 Cookbooks of the last 25 Years.

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Operavore

The Top 10 Operatic Drinking Songs

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Sidle up to a sidecar, take a Manhattan or just unwind with a wine as we get into the New Year's spirit with a countdown of opera's ten best drinking tunes.

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The Takeaway

New Movies: 'The Sitter' and 'New Year's Eve'

Friday, December 09, 2011

Every Friday, The Takeaway looks at the weekend's new releases. Opening this weekend: slacker comedy "The Sitter" with Jonah Hill; and "New Year's Eve" starring Sarah Jessica Parker among many others. Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, and Takeaway producer Kristen Meinzer, co-hosts of The Takeaway Movie Date podcast, give their recommendations on this weekend's new movies.

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