Yayoi Okayama, from Japan, left, Ziporah Choice, from New Jersey, foreground right, and others take part in the New Year's Eve festivities in New York's Times Square on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Photo by: Tina Fineberg

Yayoi Okayama, from Japan, left, Ziporah Choice, from New Jersey, foreground right, and others take part in the New Year's Eve festivities in New York's Times Square on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)