Do you have any New Year's Eve superstitions or traditions? Tell us in the comments.
New Year's Eve
Monday, December 31, 2012
Because kissing at the stroke of midnight is so last New Year's Eve.
Do you plan ahead? Listen up then, because Facebook is offering a new feature for New Year's Eve. Instead of clogging up the phone lines with mass texts and calls, schedule your good wishes ahead of time. Whether it's from near or far, you can wish any of your Facebook friends a Happy New Year at midnight in a personal message. Whether friends from Fairlawn-Bath and Solon want to swap messages or someone from Brecksville wants to wish someone a Happy New Year in New Jersey, it can be arranged. Facebook is now offering a service that will deliver a private message to any of your friends that will appear in their inbox at midnight Jan. 1. To get started, click here. You can even add a photo to the message. It's sort of like sending a …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Looking for something to do on New Year's Eve? Check out this list.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Check out these interesting fun facts and trivia about New Year's Eve.
If you're celebrating New Year's Eve this year and find a lull in the conversation, impress your family and friends with this New Year's trivia. Do you have any New Year's superstitions that you follow each year? Tell us in the comments!
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Check out these great events around Fairlawn and Bath.
If you’re still looking for a great way to celebrate New Year’s Eve, you’re in luck. There are plenty of businesses in Northeast Ohio hosting special events for the holiday. Here are a few: Do you know of any other local businesses hosting special events for New Year’s Eve? Add the details in the comments. Editor’s note: These events all had openings as of Dec. 21, but you’ll have to call the business to see if that’s still the case.
Sunday, January 1, 2012
It's a new year, and time for new resolutions
Happy New Year! Can you believe it's already 2012? With each new year, many of us out there make new resolutions. Some may argue that you don't need a certain day of the year to decide to make a change, but what better day than today? It's a fresh start right? We want to know what your resolution(s) is/are. Did you decide that it's time to join a gym? Maybe you want to try a new food? Or maybe you want to stay in contact with your family better? Whatever it is, we want to know, so please share with us in the comments section. In the meantime, here are what some of us Patch editors resolved: Megan Rozsa, associate local editor: "I want to start believing in myself more. I'm my own biggest critic and I need to quit sweating the small stuff…
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Take our poll and tell us whether you've been able to stick to the promises many of us make at the beginning of the year
Go to the gym. Establish a better work-life balance. Spend more time with family. Pay off debts. Pack lunch and cook dinner more. You’ve likely selected one of the resolutions above to work on in a New Year. Maybe you've selected one of these for 2012. But have you kept the promises you made? Take our poll below and tell us if you've met the goals you've set for yourself. And if you succeeded, tell us why below. We want to know the secret! Happy (almost) New Year!
Friday, December 30, 2011
For those who believe it's never too cold for fireworks, those who are looking for a different way to ring in the New Year, and for those who love the arts
Ever rung in the new year at a visual and performing arts festival? Well, why not try it this year? Now in its 16th year, First Night Akron is a family-friendly way to celebrate the ending of one year and beginning of another. Plus ... Fireworks. Making appearances at this year's celebration are (one of our favorite local musical artists) Ashley Brooke Toussant, Brass Band of the Western Reserve, Constellations Dance Co., Hard Day's Night Beatles Tribute and lots more. If you want to see a full lineup, just click here! Where: Several indoor venues in downtown Akron. A few include the Akron Art Museum, Akron Civic Theatre, Akron-Summit County Public Library and Summit Artspace. The fireworks take place on South Main Street in front of Lock…
Saturday, January 1, 2011
Kids spent an active New Year's Eve Eve at Laser Quest in Fairlawn.
Laser Quest in Fairlawn opened its doors to area teenagers for a midnight to 6 a.m. pre-New Year's Eve celebration Dec. 30. The kids blasted the night away working in teams, chasing each other through the smoke-filled battle zone, a warren of passage ways, hallways and turrets lighted by black light. Those taking a break from the action could try their hand at air hockey, basketball and video games.
Friday, December 31, 2010
The biggest party night of the year doesn't have to be about booze and hangovers. Check out these alternatives.
If a little G-rated revelry is more your style these days, but you still want to ring in 2011 with a bang, Patch has a few ideas. Unless noted, all take place Dec. 31. Ring in the Noon-Year For a family-friendly celebration, try spending New Year's Eve with Summit County MetroParks naturalists at the F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm. Parents can warm themselves by a campfire while the kids roast marshmallows and take part in activities and crafts. The daytime event starts at 11 a.m. and culminates with a countdown to noon. Best of all it's free! Mini revelers and their folks meet at the Visitors Center. For more info call 330-865-8065. Blast away 2010 Another daytime event for the young or maybe just the young at heart. Laser Quest Akron (…