The Sounds Of Silence

A new million-dollar home is built next to a decades-old popular music club, which is then found out of compliance for live music.
July 1, 2003, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"It seems to me that someone building a house next to a nightclub should know what they are getting into." --Sarasota County Commissioner Paul Mercier, on a complaint about live music at Pop's Sunset Grill that resulting in a zoning ruling that banned music from the venue... It's like somebody buying a home next to a runway and complaining about the planes," Morrison said. "Pop's was a nice place to go. To shut it down is stupid."

Thanks to Reason Magazine

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Published on Sunday, June 29, 2003 in Florida Herald Tribune

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