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Sociable City Interviews

Global Thought Leaders Share Wisdom and Experience on Trends in the Nighttime Economy

Jon Stover

Customer Patterns Predict the Future of Downtowns

Robert Pomplun

Security Training and Civility in Nightlife

Kathie Durbin

Flexibility in Alcohol Licensing Provides Venues with More Opportunity

John Samuel

Impacts of COVID on Differently-Abled Communities

Danielle Robinson

How to Mix Culture into Drinks

Kristen Barden

Mobile Music and More Creative Ideas in the Heart of DC

Tom Moriarity

Main Street Will Return on Time

Dominique Greco

What Downtowns Can Learn From Theme Parks

Michael Toscano

Cute Garnishes and Peeled Oranges: How the Consumer Drives Mixology Trends

Ariel Palitz

NYC Office of Nightlife Amplifies the Needs of Nightlife

John Bodnovich

Alcohol Industry Trends During COVID

Reuben Buford May

An Optimistic Vision for a More Inclusive Nightlife

Shawn Townsend

Benefits of a "Night Mayor"

Paul Looker

Education First, Enforcement Second

Rosa Escareño

Chicago's Inter-Agency Model to Regulate Nightlife

Tina Lee-Vogt

Sacramento Nighttime Management Based on Partnerships

Lester Jones

Trends in COVID-Era Beverage Alcohol Consumption

Paul Seres

Nightlife as an Incubator for Creative Visionaries

Philip Kolvin

Reimagining the Future of the Social Economy

Allison Harnden

What Makes a Successful Nighttime Manager

Greggor Mattson

Loss of LGBT+ Bars, Clubs & Nightlife Venues

Robert Saltz

Alcohol and Sociability Trends During COVID

Jason Swanson

ID Scanning Tech as the Next Frontier for Verifying Age and Vaccination Status

Mirik Milan

The Man Who Started the Night Mayor Movement

Michael Bracy

New Ways to Access and Share Music

Sarah Toutant

Research on Women of Color Excluded from Nightlife

Brian Block

How Music Will Return to Austin

Sara Berns

How a Hot Destination for 20-Somethings Pivoted in the Pandemic

Jean Homza

What it Will Take to Reopen Live Music Venues

Jocelyn Kane

Building a Bridge Between Nightlife and Residences


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