Over the past several weeks, I've noticed an increased police presence in the neighborhood. Evidently, there's been a rash of violence in these here parts. I'll save the race relations discussion for another time. Right now, I'd like to direct your attention toward a recent article on Shmais, where you can see some photos of my block. I know you're all dying to see what a slum I live in, so here's a shot I took over the summer.