Generosity toward homeless causing eyesore downtown
Tate Clair’s nightmare for the past three months has been a mountain of black trash bags near his restaurant.Clair, who owns The Lunchbox at 104 SE First Ave., said he has noticed more people coming to the Bo Diddley Plaza next to his restaurant and leaving bags or boxes full of donations for the homeless people who congregate in the plaza.
Once, he said, he counted 19 bulging plastic bags. When people donate items in a box, the homeless people look through the box and take what they need. [Read more]