It’s a good thing Jay-Bee is in today, because the Sklars are fellow St. Louis memory-havers-of. They know all the places to go and not to go. They also enjoy Blazing Saddles like everybody else.
Gold stars are usually considered a good thing. If you have a family member in active combat, it’s the opposite of good. Tony is doing his part to mitigate the badness via the Gold Star Ride. Baltimore also has its share of badness, so it’s always a good idea to do your part to not contribute to that atmosphere.