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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.
January 25, 2017, 7am PST
A string of shootings on Bourbon Street in New Orleans have inspired the mayor to propose a package of new security measures. One of the proposals would cut back the city's all-night revelry.
September 14, 2016, 1pm PDT
With pubs across the country closing at an alarming rate, communities across England are using a recently adopted law to save their local pubs.
February 27, 2015, 2pm PST
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.
January 3, 2015, 9am PST
An Esquire article about the disappearance of neighborhood dive bars in cities like Chicago asks why people to support their local watering hole.
October 5, 2011, 10am PDT
Brazil's economic boom has revitalized the five-block Rua Augusta and turned it into a "cultural blast furnace," writes Vincent Bevins for the Los Angeles Times.
April 2, 2010, 2pm PDT
Revelations that a school cafeteria in Philadelphia is being used as a nightclub on the weekends has outraged locals and parents.
December 31, 2009, 7am PST
After being accused of being party-unfriendly, Paris and other French cities have been officially allowed to keep their dance clubs open as late as 7 a.m.
November 12, 2009, 10am PST
An argument in a New York City bar elevated to violence recently, when a male Columbia University planning professor punched a woman in the face.