It was the fall of 1968, the first day of class at Dominican College in uptown New Orleans.
Mardi Gras is also profoundly weird and dark at its uptown core.
Most surprising was her wise sanity, as she looked more coolly than Mapplethorpe on Warhol and the lure of "uptown."
There are downtown designers and uptown ones—both in temperament and in geography.
As people were packing their cars to evacuate back then, I was in an uptown hospital in labor.
Three months later, on a secular evening, the upholstered pews of an uptown church were filled with a fashionable audience.
But if you want to get uptown, the street cars is four blocks yan.
A taxicab, coincidentally coming from an uptown direction, swung in to the curb.
"Move upstairs more likely than uptown," replied that lady regretfully.
It is so far not strikingly different, in the impression it gives, from uptown restaurants.
Cocaine; the LADY
[1960s+ Narcotics; fr the aristocratic and wealthy overtones of cocaine as compared with other narcotics, fr the earlier sense of uptown, ''affluent, swanky,'' as distinct fr downtown; the topography and demography of Manhattan Island underlie these senses]