Outside, next to the now-covered patio of the Uptown Bar, two clean-cut young men walk up the alley, surreptitiously dropping a plastic Lunds bag inside the fence. When they join their cohorts at a corner table, I look to see what kind of cheap booze or illicit substance will appear. Instead, a bag of chips and a container of dip are brought forth and politely shared. This relative tameness of the crowd... More >>>