Always Glad You Came

Bill Carlson describes his business as “a little shot and a beer bar,” but the 61-year-old Uptown Tavern has always been more than a dive. It’s a place where third-shift workers can unwind in the early morning and where people without a place to go on Thanksgiving can come in for a free turkey dinner. Bill, a veteran bartender, knows that even a humble tavern needs to keep evolving to survive.

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