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One teen, one 30 year old...can it equal fun?

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One teen, one 30 year old...can it equal fun?

thebets | Sep 25, 2009 10:31 AM

Everyone, I know I posted a similar question before, but I'm just having a lot of trouble with this. I did read a lot of prior posts on teens, but they were more geared toward "family vacations with teens to entertain". I'm taking my 14 year old stepdaughter into the city next Friday and Saturday nights. I want this to be like a fun girls trip, not family vacation. I want to take her "out"; but I obviously can't take her to a club or bar. I saw all the recommendations for Butter, Stanton Social, etc., but I am afraid she is going to stick out like a sore thumb. She doesn't look like a little kid, but is obviously a young teen.

I want to take her someplace really fun, with a bar/lounge atmosphere, maybe a DJ or mustic, but that we won't catch a lot of attitude from others there. We are planning to be out late, like post theater. I just don't want to be inappropriate/out of place.

We are staying midtown, but different parts of the City are also ok. all types of food are good, she does especially like Thai, sushi, italian.

I just don't want to end up at a place where she is totally sticking out and uncomfortable. If the place I'm looking for doesn't exist, tell me that too. Re: Butter and Stanton Social; I'm afraid she is going to be totally overwhelmed, but maybe I'm wrong. I've never been there. Any help is appreciated.

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