Eating, Drinking and Recreation
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Uptown residents can enjoy dining out right in their own neighborhood with over a dozen restaurants nearby. Rendezvous Ribs Shipping and Drew's Hot Wings & Things represent a few of those dining options. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Kfc and Subway are both around the proverbial corner.
Uptown's Balinese Ballroom makes it easy to catch a fine arts performance any day of the week.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in Uptown.
Convenience For Less is only one of the many places to shop for groceries in the Uptown area. Take a bite out of Bake Shop for some sweet local flavor. The bakery is located on Bethel Ave. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Mapco Express too.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Uptown's cost of living is about 16% lower than in nearby Downtown. On average a household in Uptown spends $26.1K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Downtown, which come to around $31.2K/year.
Uptown is similar to Downtown in a few ways. The median age of residents in both neighborhoods is roughly 23. They also are comparable by average household size -- 1.85 inhabitants per household in Uptown and 2.08 in Downtown.