A report of over 2,000 venues in New York City found that the sound levels at restaurants and bars range between 78 and 81 decibels on average, roughly the equivalent of a passing freight train. And exposure to all that sound for hours on end could mean actual hearing loss. Luckily, there’s an app to help us sort through all the noise — and find our quiet place.
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Because sometimes you just want to have a quiet conversation over drinks.
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