Growing up in the city has its benefits. There's a wider variety of entertainment, food and art. And there's stimuli everywhere (i.e., more ways to avoid boredom). But don't knock a suburban childhood. Sure, the master-planned community, with its endless rows of uninspired houses, imagination-debasing bylaws and vapid consumerism, can drive a kid to abuse inhalants; but perks exist. There are golf courses to ravage by night, concrete surfaces to... More >>>