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Research Report on Bystander Intervention

Study of Nightlife Patron’s Experiences of Sexual Violence
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Tokoyo Snack Bar Tours Gain a Following

Hidden Gems of Local Social Gatherings Offer Snacks
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Illegal Alcohol Sales Met with Rules

New South Africa Policies Define Standards for Club Licenses
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Barcelona Joins Night Mayor Movement

The Position will Coordinate Nighttime Activities
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Dry January Does Not Cost Less

The Cost of Specialty Non-alcoholic Beverages is Rising
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Ghana Proposal for a 24 Hour Economy

A Ten-point Plan for a Vibrant 24-hour Marketplace
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Montreal 24/24 Loses City Funding

A Non-profit Organization's Funding Ends in 2024
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Manchester Nightlife Legend Releases Book

The Book Traces Nightlife from the 1990s to the Present
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Socializing in Ireland in 2024

Sober Clubbing, Safe Spaces and Cost of Living
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Dallas in SmartCitiesWorld City Profile

A Deep Dive into the Vibrant Dallas, TX
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Campaign to End Violence in the South Side

A Community Collaboration in Pittsburgh
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Binge Bar Brings NOLO to Washington DC

Low & No Alcohol (NOLO) Social Options
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Top Ten Nightlife States Report Released

List Extends from Texas to Nebraska
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More Security and Fines to Reduce Noise

Policy, training and technology to address sound issues
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No More Bars on U Street in Washington

DC Promotes Moratorium onLiceneses to Quell Disturbances
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Toronto Brings Innovation in Policy

New policies and forums expand options for live music
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Drink Spike Tests Promise Greater Impact

Getting venues to provide tests is still a challenge
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Montreal's First 24/7 Nightlife District

City plans new policy for late-night social venues
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Mammalian Ancestors: Solitary or Sociable?

Research on evolution of sociability in early primates
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Study: Innovation Hurt by Remote Work

Is innovation lost to remote work?
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Bristol Mental Health Services for Chefs

Bristol project helps hospitality workers
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Nashville Crime Down One Year Later

Director of nightlife shares progress
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The MARCH Task Force Becomes CURE

NYC seeks a better way
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Sacramento Sociable City Plan Released

Aiming to be a festival city
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A New Role for the Hotel Concierge

A new point of contact to find local late-night fun
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Prague Bans Night Traffic in Old Town

A strategy to reduce resident noise complaint
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El Paso DJ is Taking a Break from Nightlife

Safety a primary deterrent for a veteran woman DJ
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Pittsburgh is Losing its Nightlife Edge

Parties replace venues as a generation redefines nightlife
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Speakeasy Bars the New Rage in Nightlife

A guide to speakeasy across the United States
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ID Scanners Becoming Normal in Nightlife

Thirty venues connected using age ID technology
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Changing Offices to Residential

Cities looking for conversion see some roadblocks
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Fort Worth Joins Smart City Alliance

Looking to AI and Machine Learning to Improve Permitting
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Tampa Looks to Orlando for Solution

Late-night violence leads officials to seek 1 am closure
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No More Jerseys in Playa de Palma

Resort bans football shirts to reduce drunkeness
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Late-night Take-out Ends in Milan

Noise complaints leads to no more late-night takeout
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Cleveland Wants More Live Music Venues

A study will evaluate the city's ecosystem for music
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Want Yoga and Spin Class at Midnight?

Is there a market for more than just nighttime bars?
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Philip Kolvin Shares Nighttime Manifesto

Leading night economy advocate provides blueprint
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Fort Worth Six Point Plan After Shooting

Resources mobilized for nighttime safety and security
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Denver's Nightlife Brings Latinx Style

A Lively Nightlife Revolution with Vibe Revival
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Seattle's Nightlife Renaissance

Pioneer Square's Remarkable Comeback with Restaurants!
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Hospitality in the Age of AI

A Game-Changer in the Hotel Guest's Experience
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The Economic Impact of a Pandemic

Challenges and Opportunities in Urban Cities
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Futuristic AI Bartenders

What are the Top 6 Ways AI will Shape the Hospitality?
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Las Vegas Casinos Level Up to AI

AI Bartenders and High-Tech Security Change Nightlife
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Tuesday is the New Friday

The New NYC Dining: Midweek Magic Trend
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Pickleball: More Than Just a Game

Latest Source of Noise Complaints Coming from Players
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Global Night Managers Showcased

Balancing Nighttime Safety with Vibrancy
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UK Nightlife Missing out on 1/3 of Patrons

Saving Money Cited as #1 Reason
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Pairing Food with Non-alcoholic Drinks

A New "sommelier" is Coming
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Ireland’s 18th National Culture Night

A Celebration of Creative Culture
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The Male Friendship Recession

A fifty percent drop in men with at least 6 close friends
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Panama City Creates a "Social District"

Alcohol consumed in public with an authorized container
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The Lesbian Bar is Facing Challenges

Meet the author who searched for the remaining lesbian bars
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A Sound Plan in Dublin City Center

Pubs and clubs get soundproof funds
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Nightlife App Promotes Venues

The largest UK nightlife app rewards patrons
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Women's Nighttime Safety Improves

Dedicated officers reduce violence by almost 50%
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UK Music Diversity Task Force

Local cultures produce revolutionary music genres
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Reducing Gun Violence Requires Focus

A webinar on a laser-focused strategy on prevention
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Are You Feeling Overwhelmed with Tipping?

POS tip screens put a strain between server and patron
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The Return of the Third Place

Social gathering places enhance life in a neighborhood
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Savannah Plan on Improving Life at Night

24 recommendations presented to city council
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Innovation and Diversity Linked to Success

Diverse teams are 33% more likely to outperform competitors
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Movie Theaters Key to Hospitality Success

Technology and the future of downtowns with movie theaters
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Austin Security Accreditation Program

Security training and practices for Austin's Sixth Street
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If You Build it Will They Come

Resistance from Sydney residents on nightlife goals
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More Cities with Nighttime Governance

Detailed analysis of support systems for life at night
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A New Book on Evidence Based Polcing

An important analysis of the future of policing tool
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NYC City of Yes for Economic Opportunity

Zoning changes to support new and growing small businesses
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Alliance Links Sustainability and Refugees

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance builds employment options
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SF Plan to Revitalize Financial District

Will office workers come downtown as residents?
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Alcohol-Free Nightlife

Sober Bars Elevate the Mocktail Experience for Sociability
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Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability

Overview of the role of societal emotional intelligence
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Responsible Hospitality: A Game Changer

Sustainable practices transform the lodging industry
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Canada's First Cannabis Training

Responsible cannabis service training coming to Canada
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90% of Sydney Women Don't Feel Safe

Improved Transport Could Add Billions to Economy
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Inside NYC Nightlife

In-depth analysis of NYC venues, technology and survival
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Gen Z Prefers Old-fashioned IRL Dating

Moving away from dating apps to friends to find love
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A Bad Sign for On-premise Social Venues

People are drinking more at home than in venues
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Big Changes Planned in Des Moines

RHI's Assessment report presented to city and county officials
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Peer Pressure Makes for Safer Nightlife

Sexual Harassment Training, Safe Spaces, and Good Music
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NYC Nightlife Legend Interviewed at Summit

“Club King” Peter Gatien returns to NYC for a live interview
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Foursquare Shares Nightlife Trends

Detailed report analyzes post-pandemic nightlife in US
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A Night in the Life

How Night Mayor works to make Philly vibrant
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Alternatives to Nightlife Restrictions

Orlando advocates push back against moratorium
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NYC to Patrons: Switch off Face ID

NYC officials offer safety tips for gay bars
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Orlando Bars Owners want Help for Police

5% surcharge proposed for downtown businesses
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Pittsburgh Listens to Stakeholders

Testifiers discuss nighttime economy improvements
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Three Step Guide for Life at Night

Insights for city managers on a plan for nightlife
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A Cultural Shift in NJ Nightlife

News on perceptions that NJ nightlife is ending early
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Des Moines Tackles Late-night Disorder

RHI working with city to improve safety on Court Avenue
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DC's Multi-Agency Nightlife Task Force

Crime reduction in DC's nightlife districts
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Revitalization Needed to Reduce Crime

Once popular Vancouver nightspot challenged with crime
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A Place for the Queer Asian Community

New Ho Queen, an Asian collective is building community
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Alcohol and Sociability in Online Chats

Alcohol does not increase online sociability
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Government Called Upon to Help Nightlife

Industry seeks policy reforms and financial support
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Orlando Proposes Ordinance to Limit Nightlife

City addresses nighttime violence with new venue policy
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Nashville Joins Trend with a "Night Mayor"

Response to nightlife spiraling out of control
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Charleston's New Rules to Stop Violence

Changes in Traffic and a Strategy to Reduce Risk
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Edmonton Survey Seeks Public Input

Discovering a Vibrant Life at Night in Edmonton
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