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Brooklyn bar bans children, of course

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Outside the Hot Bird Bar, an equally hot debate brews about whether a Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, establishment -- which we're told only serves liquor -- was right to ban children.

A woman named Sarah told us she used to bring her infant daughter inside. But she said the ban on kids has not ruffled her feathers because she said it's a bar, not a restaurant.

A guy named Neil said he is also okay with Hot Bird's ban on children but tells others in the neighborhood are upset. But Neil said he doesn't understand why anyone would want to bring kids inside in the first place.

We spoke to the bartender who asked us to get in touch with the owner directly via email, which we did. But so far, no official word on why the sign went up.

Some people have said that children were ruining bar patrons' pickup game.

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