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I Love the Nightlife: Reopening Entertainment Scenes

The first chapter of a forthcoming report form VibeLab, a nightlife consultancy firm, makes a variety of pertinent suggestions for facilitating al fresco events and safely regulating crowds in a new context.

August 6, 2020 - Bloomberg CityLab

Taco Truck

No Late-Night Tacos in My Backyard

Neighborhood veto power can conflict with citywide goals to provide a 24-7 urban experience, as a case study from Boston shows.

February 27, 2020 - The Boston Globe

Small Jazz Club New York

New York’s Music Venues Vital to City, Says Report

A study of the musical nightlife of New York shows these spaces are an integral part of the city’s urban landscape.

October 26, 2018 - CityLab

New Orleans

Massive Surveillance Expansion Would Focus on Nightlife in New Orleans

The city of New Orleans wants to watch you party.

February 16, 2018 - CityLab

New York Nightlife

New York Puts on its Dancing Shoes After Repeal of the 1927 Cabaret Law

For 91 years, dancing was practically illegal in New York City. The city is getting footloose, after the City Council repealed the 1927 Cabaret Law intended to control speakeasies.

November 8, 2017 - The New York Times

London, Nightlife

Night Mayors Come to America

The Night Mayor, a position first created in Amsterdam, has been taken up by cities around the world, first in Europe and now in more and more American cities.

August 18, 2017 - Governing

DJ, Knaack Club, Berlin

The 'Night Mayor' Phenomenon Spreads

Managing cities' sometimes-turbulent relationship with their nightlife, "night mayors" help cities capitalize on an industry that has become a marker of urban prestige.

November 30, 2016 - The Conversation

More Towns Mimicking New Orleans and Allowing Public Drinking

It used to be that only New Orleans and Las Vegas allowed people to carry a drink outdoors and imbibe in public. Now cities all over the country, mostly in traditionally conservative states, are loosening their laws.

November 9, 2016 - Stateline

London, Nightlife

London's New Mayor Finds Culture and Heritage in City's Nightlife

London's new Mayor Sadiq Khan joins a growing list of mayors who have become ardent advocates for their city's nightclubs.

May 16, 2016 - Thump

San Diego Gaslamp District

Land Use Planning to Activate Downtown Nightlife

The Arlington County, Virginia downtown district of Rosslyn will provide the region's latest case study of a commercial district leveraging land use regulations to activate a dormant nightlife.

July 28, 2015 - The Washington Post

The Castro

Music Clubs in S.F. Fight for Right to Party

Local ordinances typically try to protect residents from excess noise. In San Francisco, though, a city official is proposing policies that would protect the right of musical acts to keep rocking despite the encroachment of new neighbors.

April 23, 2015 - SF Weekly

San Diego Gaslamp District

Urban Planners Should Be More Like Party Planners

Urban planners like the nightlife. They like to boogie. But one researcher argues that planners should better understand how to balance the positive and negative effects of a bustling nightlife.

February 27, 2015 - Deutsche Welle

Study Shows How Useful Twitter Data Can Be for Planners

The atlantalarry blog shares news of a study in the Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence journal that used gelocalized tweets to map out nightlife areas in Madrid, London, and Manhattan.

January 12, 2015 - atlantalarry

Pittsburgh's 'Sociable City Plan' Balances Nightlife Impacts

Following a pilot project tested on the city's South Side, Pittsburgh is working toward expanding its "Sociable City Plan" to four additional neighborhoods in need of balancing unruly behavior with the benefits of an active nightlife scene.

September 22, 2014 - Pittsburg Post-Gazette

Late-Night Subway Service is New Weapon in Fight to Attract Young Talent

A pilot project to extend the operating hours of Boston's subway system until 3 a.m. on weekends is being celebrated by riders, businesses leaders and public officials as a crucial element in maintaining a vibrant and attractive city.

December 4, 2013 - The Boston Globe

Can Later Bar Hours and 'Noise Areas' Make a D.C. Suburb Hip?

As urban areas across the country compete for those coveted young professionals, "unhip" suburbs have a particularly tough challenge. In Montgomery County, MD, a taskforce has issued its recommendations for addressing this challenge.

October 24, 2013 - The Washington Post

Nightlife in Tel Aviv

Enliven Nightlife to Attract Millenials

Montgomery County wants to be the life of the party. To do so, it's establishing a special taskforce to boost its nighttime economy and attract millenials, reports Bill Turque.

February 18, 2013 - The Washington Post

How Nightlife Drives Innovation in Miami

Miami is as much an industry town as Detroit or Washington D.C. Rather than cars or government, what drives culture (and innovation) in Miami is the city's nightlife scene, explains Emily Badger.

October 3, 2012 - Fast Company

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