Welcome!

Welcome to the place where the nighttime hours never end! The Contemporary Night Owl is a website and blog dedicated to the world at night. From businesses that stay open through the wee hours of the morning to nighttime activities in cities around the world, you’ll find many topics of interest to the night owl at this website.

Interested in tidbits of nighttime culture? Be sure to check out the blog for some posts about various odds and ends that have happened during the late night hours. Interested in a little night shopping? Be sure to check out the Night Owl Shopping Directory for stores around the globe that stay open past 8 pm.

It’s my sincerest hope that you enjoy your visit here and do check back in as there will be more to come over time!

NEW: Oh, and while you’re at it, please check out Night Owl Illuminations, the new spinoff blog dedicated to the world of lighting, over at http://www.nightowlilluminations.com. This is where you’ll find all the latest posts and other new material regarding lighting, neon and LED lighting and signage, and much more, including the Neon section formerly featured here!