Eric Adams Becomes New York City’s 110th Mayor

Mayor Eric Adams of New York City was sworn in at a pared-down ceremony in Times Square shortly after the iconic New Year’s ball drop. Mr. Adams takes office as a new wave of coronavirus infections sweeps the city, driven by the Omicron variant. NYTimes New Year’s Eve Reuters Original Source: NY Times >>

Times Square New Year’s Eve Party Is Scaled Back as Omicron Spreads

Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement on the same day New York reported its highest recorded daily coronavirus case total ever. NYTimes New Year’s Eve Karen Zraick Original Source: NY Times >>

N.Y.C. Welcomes Back New Year’s Eve Celebration

Mayor Bill de Blasio said people who were fully vaccinated would be allowed to gather in Times Square for New Year’s Eve. NYTimes New Year’s Eve Reuters Original Source: NY Times >>

New Year’s Eve Will Return to Times Square for Vaccinated Guests

The event will return at “full strength” after pared-back festivities last year, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. People will have to show proof that they are fully vaccinated to attend. NYTimes New Year’s Eve Ashley Wong and Dana Rubinstein Original Source: NY Times >>

New Year’s Lawbreakers: 3 N.Y.C. Parties With Hundreds Are Broken Up

New Year’s Eve was mellow for most New Yorkers, and Times Square was practically empty. But some could not resist the lure of a big night out. NYTimes New Year’s Eve Michael Wilson Original Source: NY Times >>

This New Year’s Eve, Times Square Will Be Filled With Hope. But Not People.

Celebrations will be muted as 2020 finally comes to an end, but they will bring much-needed touches of grace. NYTimes New Year’s Eve Dan Barry and Sarah Blesener Original Source: NY Times >>

Thousands of Photographs, and a Year Like No Other

The Year in Pictures project is an annual celebration of photojournalism. In 2020, photographers were living what they captured. NYTimes New Year’s Eve Adriana Balsamo Original Source: NY Times >>