23 things that let you know you're done with Seattle
Seattle can be a bit much. Here are 23 ends to the sentence, “You know it’s time to...
Seattle isn’t for everyone.
It was already zombifyingly dark and damp, and that joyless 38-degree kind of cold. Now it is expensive and packed with rich people, too.
Used to be, being wealthy meant a big house in Bellevue or Mercer Island. Now it’s an apartment between Seattle Center and downtown, and a space for your Tesla.
Prosperous pioneers are pouring into the Emerald City. Seattle remains one of the nation’s fastest growing tech markets at a time when the bright and rich are rushing out of the country into coastal cities.
Whether their arrival is good for Seattle’s scene is the debate of the moment. What’s clear is not all of them are going to stick it out.
Keep scrolling for a look at 23 ways new arrivals (or natives sick) know it’s time to cheese it.