Adams won’t be New York’s first 'night mayor’


Much remains unknown of the incoming Eric Adams administration in New York City. Who will lead the Police Department? How will he address the city’s post-pandemic economy, bereft of daily commuters? What about racial imbalances in the city’s specialized high schools?

These and other questions remain unresolved, but at least one problem that has stumped the city’s most-inquisitive minds — where does this guy actually live? — presumably will be settled by Jan.1, when his lease on Gracie Mansion take effect.

For all the uncertainty that comes with any change of administration, Adams at least has been clear about one thing: You won’t find him brooding about the burdens of public service over a lonely cup of hot chocolate when the sun dips behind the Manhattan skyline.

“This is a city of nightlife,” the mayor-elect recently told Stephen Colbert. “I must test the product. I have to be out.”

If you happened to be in Section 41 of Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, N.Y., on the night Adams spoke with Colbert — well,

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