What's the secret to spending New Year's Eve out in Times Square? Layers. Many layers.
Last year's New Year's Eve celebration was the second coldest ever recorded in New York City records – temperatures were around 9 degrees, but it felt even colder (minus 4). And while this year's forecast looks much milder, the hosts, being broadcast live from Times Square, take no chances.
"Last year, I actually had two [pairs of] gloves on, it was so cold," said Ryan Seacrest, the host of "Dick Clark's New Year's Eve Rockin" Eve, "The Post E reports -Mail with. "I wore gloves that were electrically heated, and we covered a pair of gloves with merino wool."
Despite the stratification, Seacrest says he is "traveling a lot, which helps keep the adrenaline going." And though he's in the elements most of the night, the set offers some respite.
"The platform I stand in the middle of Times Square has space heaters," says Seacrest.