Despite the fact that he's a former cop and current elected official, New York City's latest mayor, Eric Adams, has emerged as the King of New York Nightlife. A self-described "nocturnal creature," Mayor Adams has garnered quite the party boy reputation early in his tenure, rubbing elbows with socialites, celebs, and hospitality bigwigs between seeing to his more official duties before dark. He's frequently posted up at swanky restaurants, flashy members-only clubs, and just about every gala and VIP after-party we've found ourselves at this year - seriously, dude is everywhere. And while his enthusiasm could be considered a much-needed stamp of political approval for the city's nightlife scene revival, it's lately gotten the side-eye from the New York Times. Click through for a closer look inside the mayor's epic social life!

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