08/20/2014 02:47 pm ET Updated Aug 20, 2014

Why More And More Restaurants Are Banning Kids

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The first time I saw an infant at a raucous concert in Brooklyn, NY, I was shocked. I was in my late 20s and had had it with the abrasive noise and spilled beer after about 30 minutes; I could hardly imagine how accosted the baby felt. Good thing the parents had him outfitted in giant, noise-cancelling baby headphones.

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