NYC Councilman Wants To Create A 'Night Mayor' To Protect DIY Venues

Photo:   Tod Seelie  / Gothamist

Photo: Tod Seelie / Gothamist

"The city that never sleeps may soon have a "mayor" that doesn't either, at least if one city councilmember gets his way. Rafael Espinal is currently drafting legislation to create an Office Of Nightlife, overseen by a "night mayor" who would serve both as an advocate for independent art spaces and a liaison between City Hall and New York's $10 billion nightlife industry." Click here to read more.