After Midnight, The Beat Of An Awakening City

As the hours tick by into the night, downtown gets sleepier and sleepier.

The number of people downtown dwindles, but not a feeling that the city's center is very much alive. There's a certain energy about the place, even as the clock strikes 12:00am.

Perhaps it the glow of LED bulbs or the hum of neon signs.

Channel 8 photojournalist Dre Dabars caught the sights and lights of downtown that blaze on After Midnight.