LAY OF THE LAND: Downtown
Home To: Out-of-towners, noisy street revelers, colorful hobos
- Sexual Real Estate: Houses, Apartments, and Businesses that Provoke Fond Sex Memories and Mortifying Regrets
- LAY OF THE LAND: Fremont: Home to: Artsy free spirits, crafty kooks, non-homeless hippies
- LAY OF THE LAND: Ballard: Home to: Aging hipsters with alt-country sympathies, homesick Norwegians
- LAY OF THE LAND: Queen Anne: Home to: Young professionals turned off by the hype and noise of Belltown, professional artsy types drawn into the arts vortex (Intiman, Seattle Rep, opera, ballet, On the Boards, EMP)
- LAY OF THE LAND: Capitol Hill: Home to: Gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgendereds; artsy straights who don't mind being sexual minorities (or at least equals)
- LAY OF THE LAND: Downtown: Home To: Out-of-towners, noisy street revelers, colorful hobos
- LAY OF THE LAND: Belltown: Home To: Sexy upper-income city folk, and the sexy hipster workforce staffing their cafes and boutiques
- LAY OF THE LAND: U-District: Home To: The young and horny; the aged and predatory
- STDs, Babies, and Rape: Where to Turn When Things Go Wrong
W Hotel (1112 Fourth Ave): Looking for a quickie affair with a mysterious outsider? Visit the bar of this swank tower for the city's most eligible out-of-towners. What happens in the W stays in the W.
The Green Room (1426 First Ave): Attached to the Showbox, this low-key hipster bar has inspired innumerable weeknight flings with the friendliest happy hour in town.
The two-block radius around Déjà Vu Showgirls (1510 First Ave): Home to roaming hordes of the horny, of the "Show me your tits!" variety.
Pike Place Market (West end of Pike St): The great daily melting pot of artsy locals, gawky tourists, and fish-pitching merchants, at least two or three of whom want to have sex with you right now.
Pacific Place (600 Pine St): The closest thing downtown Seattle's got to a mall, complete with hordes of giggling teens, Botoxed shopping moms, and creepy guys in the restrooms. Something for everyone!