Back in 1999, Watertown tried a different kind of New Year's Eve celebration called "First Night." The point was to offer family friendly activities in and around downtown, as an alternative to the bar scene.
A lot of it was outdoors, and it snowed on New Year's Eve that year. But former 7 News reporter and anchor Theresa Fulcher found a man selling hot dogs despite the snow, and people buying.
Click on the picture above this note to watch Theresa's report, our Blast From The Past for December 29, 2017.