I left Bflo in 85, but usually hit the Continental on my frequent visits home. The live music is heavy, the upstairs is alternative dance. If you prefer commercial music and are uncomfortable around people who can truly be themselves, then go to the Chippewa bars where you'll safely blend in. If you have an open mind and might like hanging in a place where goths, bikers, cross-dressers, and guys in hockey jerseys are all cool with each other, then stop in the Continental.
Pros: great alt music, good drink prices, diverse crowd