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Strummers in the Strip

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Strummers in the Strip

Our teenage son wants to go with his friends to Strummers this Saturday evening. Can someone tell me what this area is like after dark?? Or do I worry for nothing?? We are from Punxsutawney.

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1. Re: Strummers in the Strip

I don't know anything about Strummers; it is a new name for a club venue in the Strip. There have been some problems at and around clubs in the Strip late at night in the past couple years so it is getting to have a bad reputation. I would not let my teenager go there with friends at night, but I do eat at restaurants nearby at night, so it's not as though the whole area is unsafe.

I'm hoping someone else will reply who has some experience with this club. It may be fine.

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2. Re: Strummers in the Strip

I've been to the "area" on a Saturday night (several months back). I am new to the 'Burgh and was with a native who wanted to check it out; we are 40's. Parking was good (next to the dock that used to house "Donzi's?). As we walked, I noticed a few teen dance clubs (such as you mention) just off of Smallman, with several teens waiting in line. We walked down Penn, into a few bars and crowds were thin. One club or bar here, one there. The following day, I read the local paper about a shooting that occured the overnight near McDonalds.

I have not been back.

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