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Residents of Mount Pleasant are engaged in a death match over the future of their neighborhood strip. Should it be a quiet strip of restaurants or a more lively, perhaps boisterous, cluster of joints that offer live tunes and dancing?

The people who want more tunes have apparently worked up “individualized sound management plans to make sure neighbors won’t be adversely affected.”

The people who want quiet say that many families in the area are wary of “restaurants morphing into bars and nightclubs.”

For more on this fight, here’s a little pro and con.