The City That Never Sleeps (nickname)
- I want to wake up in a city that never sleeps
And find I'm a number one, top of the list ...
Although New York City may have been the first well known city termed "The City That Never Sleeps", and the city's subway system never closes, the term has been applied to other cities:
- Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina
- Chicago, in the film City That Never Sleeps
- Las Vegas
- Sao Paulo
- Tel Aviv
Other services for those awake
New York City's free 25 minute Staten Island Ferry runs "operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with boats leaving every 15 to 20 minutes during peak hours and every 30 minutes at other times."
Although in many "24 hour" cities "plenty of eateries are open until 3am... several clubs are open until 6am and bars close 2am or a few hours later, the people who make use of these facilities, studies have found, are affected by sunrise and sunset.
In other words: "that most humans aren’t as influenced by Earth’s light-dark cycle as we used to be" is not fully supported; there is an observed annual shift for "a stretch of three or four months" and "then, the process reversed direction.
- The City That Never Sleeps (film), a 1924 drama
- City That Never Sleeps, a 1953 film noir
- List of nicknames of New York City
- "Frank Sinatra – New York, New York Lyrics".
- "The original city that never sleeps"
- "World's best party cities: The top 10 cities that never sleep". November 20, 2015.
- Justine Harrington (July 16, 2018). "Top 5 Cities That Never Sleep".
- collectively called Cities that never sleep
- "The Cities that never sleep". March 29, 2012.>
- which has been referred to as "the COUNTRY that never sleeps">
- Opened 1817, became free 180 years later (1997)
- "Staten Island Ferry". September 18, 2017.
- For a few budget-crisis years it was only hourly from midnight to 7am
- "An Assessment of Staten Island Ferry Service and Recommendations for Improvement" (PDF).
- Veronique Greenwood (November 25, 2017). "Cities That Never Sleep Are Shaped by Sunrise and Sunset". NYTimes.com.
- Cell phones: "the times of day when they are active grew longer and shorter over the course of the year, waxing and waning with the daylight."
- "PLOS Computational Biology".