Last night I stopped by the everlasting Treehouse Open Mic night hosted by Rich. It’s great to see it continue and as far as I know they’ve been having one for at least 6 years.
A lot of new performers (except Bob Michel) were there and most were entertaining. I don’t remember most of their names, but I liked Jesse and the guy playing John Cougar Mellancamp covers. He was a dead ringer for Without a Trace’s Anthony LaPaglia. I had a really interesting conversation with Leon who spent a year or so in Iraq and Rob gave me some tips on beer brewing. Bob Michel told me plays Sudoku to stave off premature senility. Crazy dancing girl didn’t stop dancing for the entire last hour of the open mic.
I noticed a lot of stores right near the treehouse closing or about to close, like Paris 679, the Antique Store, and the game store. It’s a shame because those were some of the best in town.