BROOKLYN - Coney Island will be rivaling Times Square this New Year's Eve.
For the first time ever, Brooklyn
residents won't have to travel to Manhattan to see a ball drop because
the iconic Parachute Jump will have a ball drop of its own, which could
be the start of a new tradition that'll bring more visitors to the
The event comes after a remodeled
Parachute Jump was unveiled at Luna Park back in June, with many calling
it the "Eiffel Tower of Brooklyn."