New Year’s Eve
Jen from St. Paul asked: Why can’t we recycle wrapping paper? In some places, like Minneapolis, you can.
Metro Transit and Miller Lite will provide free bus and light rail rides on New Year’s Eve for the third year in a row. From 6 p.m. till the last scheduled trip, residents will be treated to complimentary rides on all Metro Transit buses and light rail, METRO Blue and Red lines, Plymouth Metrolink, Anoka County and Minnesota Valley Transit Authority buses. Metro Transit officials say they have provided more than one million rides through the Miller Free Rides Program on New Year’s Eve, and for the last 16 years on St. Patrick’s Day.
The day before Thanksgiving means big business for several local businesses. Dec. 23 is actually the busiest day of the year at Rainbow Foods in St. Louis Park, but Thanksgiving Eve is a very close second.
We all know the dangers of drinking and driving. And yet every year on the holidays, we’re reminded to find a safe ride home.
Twin Cities’ residents have a variety of different ideas of how to celebrate on New Year Eve. WCCO found party planners everywhere, from the liquor stores to the swimming pool.
It looks like love is in the air this time of year. According to The Knot.com, 16 percent of couples get engaged in December making it the most popular time of year for men to pop the question.
There have been no drunk driving deaths in the state for the last four years on New Year’s Eve. Police are hoping tonight becomes a fifth in a row.
Authorities in Anoka County are rolling out a new campaign to curb drinking and driving.
If you’re of age, you’ll probably be ringing in New Year’s Eve with a glass of bubbly. But instead of picking your usual champagne, why not try something unique from small family farmers.
From rockin’ rollercoasters to candlelit hikes, we’ve got you and your family covered this New Year’s Eve.
State safety officials are urging motorists to plan for safe and sober ride this New Year’s Eve as they strive to have a fifth straight year of zero drunk driving deaths.
Holiday get-togethers are ramping up. With New Year’s next up, we got tips from the experts on how to plan the perfect party.
Michael Scott Luedtke, 25, was indicted Wednesday in federal court for his role in the New Year’s Eve armed robbery of a Quiznos sandwich shop in Roseville, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.
A St. Paul man has been sentenced in the New Year’s stabbing death of a 20-year-old man.
Jennifer Bartsch, 39 of Winona, said she sent out a mass text to everyone in her phone. That happened to include a man who had a restraining order against her.
Families will ring in the new year Saturday with the “Rock the Universe” party at the Mall of America’s Nickelodeon Universe. The event runs from 6 p.m. until midnight on New Year’s Eve.
Drunk drivers aren’t the only safety issues that spikes on New Year’s — it is one of the biggest days for fires, too.
The State Patrol is encouraging people with New Year’s plans to make plans now for a ride home. Troopers are stepping up enforcement over the holiday weekend, to keep drunk drivers off the roads.
The ball might drop a little earlier at these celebrations, but who’s counting? Well, that is to say, other than the kids counting down to “midnight” at these pint-sized parties that end well before midnight.
Sometimes the loud, crowded, dizzying, drunken New Year’s Eve scene doesn’t fit the bill.
Are you planning to go out and celebrate New Year’s Eve, or stay home and save money? This month’s Consumer Confidence Survey says more of us may be feeling like a bigger party this year compared to last.
Still trying to pull together an outfit for New Year’s Eve? Pick some of your favorite accessories here for easy pull together ideas.
If the Mayans were right and 2012 really is going to bring the end of the world, as we know it, we may as well mark the end of this one with a bang.
When asked which holiday I’m least interested in, I usually answer either Valentine’s Day or New Year’s Eve. So go figure that director/superstar-ringmaster Garry Marshall has followed up his formless salutatory Valentine’s Day with an even more star-studded “not a sequel” sequel about New Year’s Eve.
From blockbuster sequels to 3D spectaculars, we take a look at the must-see films of the holiday season.