Times Square New Year’s go­ing vir­tual

The Trentonian (Trenton, NJ) - - ENTERTAINM­ENT -

NEWYORK » New Year’s Eve in Times Square will in­cor­po­rate vir­tual el­e­ments, or­ga­niz­ers said Wed­nes­day as theygearup­for a cel­e­bra­tion that will have to be scaled down and so­cially dis­tant in re­sponse to the coro­n­avirus.

De­tails are still com­ing to­gether, but the Times Square Al­liance, Jamestown Prop­er­ties and Count­down En­ter­tain­ment said in a news re­lease that the an­nual event will have an ex­tremely limited group of in-per­son hon­orees.

A vir­tual ex­pe­ri­ence will be cre­ated to al­low­peo­ple to take part in the count­down to 2021 from wher­ever they are, or­ga­niz­ers said.

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