New Years 2008

A total of $500,000 was spent to fire 96,000 blasts from the rooftops of seven Strip resorts for more than 300,000 people, making New Year's Eve in Las Vegas the nation's grandest spectacle.

Felix Grucci: A man at the center of the New Year's Eve pyrotechnic storm

January 1st, 2010

A total of $500,000 was spent to fire 96,000 blasts from the rooftops of seven Strip resorts for more than 300,000 people, making New Year's Eve in Las Vegas the nation's grandest spectacle.

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