The New Year's Pineapple dangles over downtown Sarasota as nightfall nears on 2012.
Crowd begins to gather around the center stage.
Crews work on assembling the center stage.
ABC 7's Russ Yodice, Bob Harrigan, and Dave Turenne prepare for a live shot
Dave and Russ prepare the ABC 7 live truck for the big night
ABC 7 photog Dave Turenne and Chief Meteorologist Bob Harrigan go live on the air at the Downtown Sarasota pineapple drop.