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View Poll Results: Other cities that never sleep:
Los Angeles 45 16.73%
Paris 51 18.96%
London 65 24.16%
Tokyo 88 32.71%
Las Vegas 128 47.58%
Miami 62 23.05%
Chicago 48 17.84%
Other (specify in post) 30 11.15%
None. New York is the only 24-hour city 65 24.16%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 269. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-27-2011, 12:15 AM
 
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Dammit, the thread title says BESIDES NEW YORK CITY, it's RIGHT THERE in the title! Why is this entire thread so far about NYC? NYC is an all-night town because of it's nightlife and the fact that with a population so large in a land mass so small, you'll have a large population of people who work night-shifts. I live here, I've worked nights in the past, we're not BUSTLING at 4 AM, we're ACTIVE.

Any other city where you have similar population density and not much land will be similar, because to have that many people, you have to have many JOBS. And a lot of jobs require night-shift workers.
Pretty good logic.

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Old 05-27-2011, 12:28 AM
 
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Miami mainly because of south beach and Las Vegas obviously because of the strip
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Old 05-27-2011, 03:05 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Atlantic City and Las Vegas
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Old 05-27-2011, 03:17 PM
 
Location: São Paulo
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whoever posted this options has never been to Buenos Aires!
Nightlife starts at 3AM! restaurants are open still at that hour (and people have dinner at that hour, too) in the weekend and some in weekdays too.
Every American/european i ever known that have come here (and i know a lot of them) is mostly shocked at how open is everything all the time and how you can go get your fancy dinner at 4 am.
From what I understand, São Paulo is similar in this regard.
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Old 05-27-2011, 07:29 PM
 
Location: NC
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Tokyo the most out of these.
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Old 05-27-2011, 08:51 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn, New York
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whoever posted this options has never been to Buenos Aires!
Nightlife starts at 3AM! restaurants are open still at that hour (and people have dinner at that hour, too) in the weekend and some in weekdays too.
Every American/european i ever known that have come here (and i know a lot of them) is mostly shocked at how open is everything all the time and how you can go get your fancy dinner at 4 am.
Its the same in South Asia and Eastern Europe.
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Old 05-29-2011, 10:25 AM
 
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whoever posted this options has never been to Buenos Aires!
Nightlife starts at 3AM! restaurants are open still at that hour (and people have dinner at that hour, too) in the weekend and some in weekdays too.
Every American/european i ever known that have come here (and i know a lot of them) is mostly shocked at how open is everything all the time and how you can go get your fancy dinner at 4 am.
Its the same in South Asia and Eastern Europe."


to an extent that's almost every major US City. Granted for Indianapolis, Nite life starts around 11:30ish and bars close at 3am, but other than that ALL of the Denny's, all of the Waffle Houses, all of the White Castles, Steak-n-shakes a few of the McDonalds and some mom and pops are open 24/7. Meijer, Kroeger and Walmart are all open 24/7/365 sans 36 hours the entire year and Walgreens is open 24/7/365 including christmas, it never closes. This is in a "20 Hour" city lol. A true 24 hour city is not about things being open and accessible because every major city has that, it's the vibe and the feeling, knowing that you can step out your house and know you are not alone on the street and at any given time, anything can jump off.
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Old 03-13-2013, 12:21 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Philadelphia has better nightlife than New York anyway.
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Old 03-13-2013, 01:01 AM
 
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Believe it or not, the closest I've seen is Tel Aviv, Israel. Bars, restaurants, cafes, shops, all open until the wee hours, and people walking around and sitting on patios and decks at 2-3 am like it was the middle of the day.
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:12 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL/Houston, TX
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Las Vegas is as close as it gets.
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