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Mayor Adams enjoys celebrity status as man about town but can't shake NYC's woes

Mayor Eric Adams wants New Yorkers to know it is safe to go out again.

The dapper Democrat and so-called “celebrity mayor” is frequently spotted at city hotspots with VIPs and he stopped by the Met Gala and broadcast booth at Yankee Stadium this month.

“We have an amazing nightlife in this city. And I like to say, I’m a nightlife mayor, so I have to test the product,” he told the YES Network.

It’s the type of swagger and outside-the-box thinking that swept him into office, as he cobbled together Democratic support without espousing the “defund the police” mantra from progressives.

But there are signs that New Yorkers are dimming the lights on his after-party, pointing to crime and quality of life issues as signs the city is locked in the doldrums despite a 24-hour booster campaign from its mayor.

Voters gave Mr. Adams a 43%-37%

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