For a new view of New York City, hail this cab

Ride shotgun through the city that never sleeps — with the taxi driver who rarely stops talking. New York’s Peter Franklin, alias Gabby Cabby, will let you sit beside him on his moonlight shift from midnight to 3 a.m. You’ll watch him pick up fares and point out sites of interest throughout the five boroughs. Don’t like nighttime tours? Grab him for a daytime excursion. Rates start at $146. (212) 692-9529, www.gabby.com -