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Here's Where the Adults Hang

Looking for an adult-only event? Here's where your neighbors said they go to get away from the kids.

Would you like to see more adult hang-out spots in town? Where do adults or, more specifically, singles go to get away from the kids?

Here's what people had to say:

We like the bar at

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Highland Park

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The only place I have met cool single men in Sopas is at Let's hope for some other places, maybe one that's not a bar. 

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I think does a good job of being a space that's friendly to families with young kids but also friendly to childless adults.

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Although Charlies Trio is technically in Alhambra, there is a lively crowd of SouthPas folks that hangs out there. Thinking beyond partying at bars though, one could always go for a walk in the Arroyo or go to the farmers market with friends. 

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The bar at the looks promising for watching sports...

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As for what people would like to see more of around town, here's what one reader wrote: 

I'd love a nice quiet smoke-free café where neither the adults nor children were creating a cafeteria-level amount of noise. There's a great pub in Berkeley that has a fireplace and boardgames for customers and I'd love to see something like that here.

It would be nice to have an affordable-to-rent community art space that had rotating classes/lectures on art, poetry, literature, sustainable living, etc. Someplace to have a local version of Dr. Sketchy's! http://www.drsketchy.com/

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Patch Asks: How about you? What would you like to see more of around town? Where do you go for a night out with the adults?

Kimmy April 07, 2012 at 07:30 PM
MIke and Anne's has a GREAT bar! And we like Gus's BBQ too. Firefly is also nice.
Kristen Lepore (Editor) April 09, 2012 at 03:42 AM
Thanks for sharing, Kimmy. I have only had lunch at Mike and Anne's; love the patio. .. Firefly is a great place to listen to music and have a beer!

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