This proposal is intended to assist companies in recovering from a difficult year after Covid-19. According to Ariel Palitz, senior executive director of the Office of Nightlife, New York City should enable nightlife enterprises in select neighborhoods to stay up all night. The problem is that the current licensing regulations in New York now prevent establishments from serving alcohol beyond 4 a.m.
Palitz’s plan, which was first discussed in the NYC Mayor’s Office For Nightlife Report 2018-2021 published last month, is inspired by locations such as Berlin, where clubs may apply for 24-hour permits. If enacted, her idea is to assist companies who have struggled to keep the lights on since the outbreak.
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