Everybody cut footloose: It’s time to end zoned dancing in the Big Apple

Have you ever danced with your friends at a bar in New York City? Maybe just swayed to music at a restaurant? That might be illegal inside your favorite establishment.

New York is the capital of culture and nightlife. It’s why we’re the city that never sleeps, and it’s why 60 million tourists make the trek here every year. Yet, you wouldn’t always know it from the outdated policies that have historically governed the nightlife industry.

In 2017 the city made history by repealing its Prohibition-era Cabaret Law, which made dancing illegal in most venues. Historically, the Cabaret Law served as a selective tool of enforcement against

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