Only mature patrons please

Thursday, January 02, 2014
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Usually when you think of an urban bar scene, you think about a place that caters to 20-somethings.

But that isn't the case at the Zodiac Lounge in north St. Louis.

There, being young is looked down upon; in fact, there's a sign on the door asking that customers be at least 35.

The manager, Nathaniel Chunn qualifies - and then some.

He's 70 - and says he put up the sign because he wanted to maintain what he calls "the integrity" of the place.

Most of the patrons are about 70 - and many of them like to sit around and chat about the past.

Another thing worth chatting about at the Zodiac and other bars which have higher drinking ages - there's less trouble.

As one patron put it: "we don't need a metal detector."

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