bars

Bars create a risky cocktail of tight quarters, young adults unbowed by the fear of illness and, in some instances, proprietors who don’t enforce crowd limits and social distancing rules.
There are hidden costs beyond what’s in your glass.
Three steps we can all take to avoid looking stupid when ordering at a bar.
If you go: Whiskey flights -- three .75-ounce pours -- start from $18-$25. Cascade (the bar inside the Stanley) is open 11
You can't get fresher beer than at Foothills (evoking the Piedmont) because right there is where it's made--they give tours
Two bucks for junk. Behind the bar, the dumpster diver's treasures are growing. A book in French, NO EXIT by Jean Paul Sartre
John mixes things up and these days on Sundays, from noon to 4pm Captain Blues, a local treasure, takes the stage and anyone with an instrument and any courage can join an impromptu jazzy/bluesy band. Captain Blues leads meanwhile belting out tunes.