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From The KOTV Vault: Tulsans Celebrate New Years Gone By

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In 1984, there was a New Year's Eve celebration in downtown Tulsa, complete with a ball drop. In 1984, there was a New Year's Eve celebration in downtown Tulsa, complete with a ball drop.
This custom we don't really do anymore. More than 100 people brought their tree out to Johnston Park on the 12th night after Christmas for a Burning of the Greens. This custom we don't really do anymore. More than 100 people brought their tree out to Johnston Park on the 12th night after Christmas for a Burning of the Greens.
The Black-eyed Pea restaurant used to hold a black-eyed pea eating contest for New Year's. The Black-eyed Pea restaurant used to hold a black-eyed pea eating contest for New Year's.
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Editor's note: We're about to move into a new building, so we're taking inventory of everything in our current one. We've found all kinds of interesting old stories and we're sharing the best of them here.

As we approach 2013, we couldn't pass up the opportunity to dig up some video of New Years gone by.

In the video vault, Rick Wells found some burning of the greens, plenty of black-eyed peas, and resolutions of the ‘80s.

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