Best Practices for Nightlife Establishments

By NYC Hospitality Alliance

We’re proud to release our third edition of the Best Practices for Nightlife Establishments handbook, which was created by the New York Police Department in conjunction with the New York City Hospitality Alliance.

It was designed to assist the nightlife industry in maintaining establishments which are safe and free from illegal activity, including drug sales, underage drinking, overconsumption of alcohol, violence, prostitution, assaults, and sex offenses, and what nightlife professionals should know about counterterrorism threats and preparedness.

These guidelines are suggested ways to achieve that goal. They are meant as a general roadmap for owners and managers, not as a list of laws applicable to all establishments and all situations. 

We highly recommend you and your teams review this document and implement its recommendations as applicable to continue to help keep our city’s nightlife vibrant and safe.

The third edition is now available in both English and Spanish.

Best Practices for Nightlife Establishments

Buenas Prácticas para Centros Nocturnos

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