This community has numerous amenities available for residents to enjoy.
The community of Uptown consists of home designs and prices that accommodate a range of price points.
Where to Live
Uptown is small so you won't find specific pockets of homes or people. What you will find is an eclectic mix of Art Deco-style homes throughout the neighborhood. You won't find a row of track homes here either, but instead a mix of different home sizes on every block. You will also find people from all backgrounds and lifestyles living and working in this neighborhood. You'll see top management professionals living next to millennials in apartment units as well as families with children who have lived in the same home for many years.
Where to eat
The restaurants in Uptown have a heavy Asian influence that ranges from Japanese and American infused cuisine to traditional lunch and dinner eateries. There are plenty of artsy cafes where you can stop and catch up with friends over coffee, tea, or a light meal. There is a small listing of traditional restaurants that offer a full sampling of Latin flavor. For the late-night crowd, you can find a few restaurants open late that serve good, hearty food.
What You'll See
Uptown is an active neighborhood where you can see people walking, biking, or just hanging out. Walk around to see people listening to music or barbecuing outdoors in their backyards. People are typically friendly and will say hello to you as you walk by them on the sidewalk. You'll also witness many bicyclists riding around in the area. Uptown also has a great mix of people from all backgrounds and lifestyles including young professionals, hipsters, families, and children.
Friday Night Fun
Uptown's entertainment is scattered all over the neighborhood where you can expect a range of prices as well as local dive bars and a few upscale spots. You can find more beer joints along Grand Avenue and more music and upscale venues along the I-980. On Friday nights, you can find people at the only beer garden in the area that attracts the blue-collar and hipster crowds. A couple of venues in the area offer both a bar and live entertainment and music like reggae shows and other acts.
The Perfect Sunday
Sunday in Uptown can start off with brunch followed by a walk around Snow Park where you can enjoy a bit of greenery. You can also stroll along Glen Echo Creek for a view of the water for a peaceful afternoon. Afterwards, you can hit up a beer garden with friends to unwind before the work week begins.
Easy access to public transportation • Mix of fine dining and affordable food spots • Plenty of entertainment and bar options.
Locals Don't Love
Busy on weekends • Trendy and expensive.
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