An Under-21 Night Out

By Anthony J. Machcinski

Over the past few months, The Observer has featured several bands such as the UnderGrounds, The Stooges, and I Am Fighting. While the styles of these bands vastly differ from each other, they all have one common ground; they all mostly play in places where there is no admission to minors.
Many in the area, and across the nation, will say that this is a sign of the times, that letting children out late to roam the streets is unsafe. On the other hand, children who have grown and are growing up in the area consider the life inside boring and redundant.
So how does the modern teenager balance the fun they seek with the safety parents search for?
With the latest “Transformers” hitting the theaters, there couldn’t be a better time to get into the air conditioning and head for dinner and a movie.

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