For New Year's Eve, City Hall will be a public art performance artist with lights and music.
Rehearsals were held over the weekend and Sterling Davis caught the rehearsal countdown. Now, throw up some projections of lost murals, and you have a Los Angeles themed display. (Then again, I'm biased on that sort of message).
Just do whatever it takes to keep this from being called Times Square East. It's Grand Park. It's Downtown. It's Los Angeles.
ADD 12.30: "We wanted to set ourselves apart," [Julia] Diamond [programming director at Grand Park] said. "There's something to be said for tradition, but that ball drop is 106 years old. It's very analog, very 20th century."
L.A. hopes Grand Park puts some 'wow' into city's New Year's Eve I LAT [view]