Contrary to popular sentiment, driving and drinking -- taken separately -- are not inalienable rights in this country. They're privileges. Such semantic mumbo jumbo is nearly always moot, however; one's sixteenth and twenty-first birthdays are perceived as veritable rites of passage, with the first solo auto voyage and legal drink ranking among a young person's most liberating life experiences. In theory, the privileges of drinking and driving... More >>>
By Jennifer Silverberg
Lounge owner Damon Patterson: "People feel more secure. Older folks know how to hold their drinks better."