Last column on Uptown Messenger

Bittersweet as it is, my last column is up today on It’s been a great run, I’ve enjoyed the work, and I’ll miss it while I’m away this summer — but if there’s one thing that’s true of the news business, it’s that the news never stops. And that — with bang-proof bling and trigger-happy Whole Foods customers gracing the headlines — Uptown isn’t exactly the sleepy, oak-lined neighborhood one might think. I can only imagine what’s going to happen next.