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Destination NYE: How Glam Hotels Welcome 2013

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Urban Insider Annie Fitzsimmons previews how her favorite hotels will be ringing in the new year.

Philadelphia’s New Year’s Mummers Tradition

I grew up outside Philadelphia and attended college in the City of Brotherly Love, so watching the city’s annual Mummers Parade was as much a part of my family’s New Year’s Day festivities as pork and sauerkraut. That’s why I was dismayed to learn from Joel Rose on NPR’s Morning Edition that the parade may…

Happy New Year from IT!

I’ve never fully understood the fascination with watching the ball drop in New York on New Year’s Eve. It’s a ball. It drops. People count. The night is over. And who actually enjoys singing Auld Lang Syne, anyway? The Washington Post shares my sentiments, and wrote up a great article today about alternative New Year’s…