The latest data, from 2016, demonstrates the impact the nightlife sector has on local economic output, from number of establishments to jobs. It’s not only bars that have been hit hard, but other business sectors that are also considered part of the nightlife category. Once sufficient data is compiled it will be eye-opening to see the damage the pandemic has had on the local New York City economy.
Just think of all the people out of work in the nightlife sector, it’s so sad. How many nightlife businesses in your area have shuttered?