Anyone need a parking place?
Anyone need a parking place? Christopher Frizzelle

As I got closer to the place where they toss the fish—now wrapped in chains, although still selling fish—I heard one of the employees say to a customer, "Oh yeah? Where are you from?" And then a moment later, "This isn't normally how we operate."
This is the famous stall where they toss fish. Its now caged in with chains, although theyre still selling fish.
This is the famous stall where they toss fish. Christopher Frizzelle
There are lots.
Seriously, lots of parking available. Christopher Frizzelle

Plenty of places not to smoke in.
Plenty of places not to smoke in. Christopher Frizzelle

Most stalls are covered up or closed.
Most stalls are covered up or closed. Christopher Frizzelle

Although not all of them.
Although not all of them. Christopher Frizzelle

No nuts today.
No nuts today. Christopher Frizzelle

Daily just not... right now.
They might be picked daily but they're not for sale daily. Not right now. Christopher Frizzelle

Those bags say Superfine cake donut mix.
Those bags say "Superfine cake donut mix." Christopher Frizzelle

No bagels today.
No bagels today. Christopher Frizzelle

No orca pictures today.
No orca pictures. Christopher Frizzelle

The saddest absence in Pike Place Market (the newsstand that used to be here succumbed to obsolescence before the coronavirus came along).
No more newsstand (to be fair, it succumbed to outside injuries before the coronavirus came along). Christopher Frizzelle

Usually this area is a madhouse of tourists, floral arrangements, and produce.
Usually this area is a madhouse of tourists, flowers, and produce. Christopher Frizzelle

Its truly insane, I heard someone saying as I snapped this pic.
"It's truly insane," I heard someone saying as I snapped this pic. Christopher Frizzelle

Most vendors are closed, but a few that sell groceries are still open.
Most vendors are closed, but a few that sell groceries are still open. Christopher Frizzelle

Covering the berries with plastic wrap.
Covering the berries with plastic wrap. Christopher Frizzelle

Fresh truffles anyone?
Fresh truffles, anyone? Christopher Frizzelle

Its actually not a bad spot to get a few provisions, given all the space youll have between you and the next person.
It's actually not a bad spot to get a few provisions, given all the space you'll have between you and the next person. Christopher Frizzelle

The arts and crafts section of the market.
The arts and crafts section. Christopher Frizzelle

If I had a black marker I might have added an s.
If I had a black marker I might have added an "s." Christopher Frizzelle

Ghost town.
Ghost town. Christopher Frizzelle

Go ahead and trespass, no ones watching.
Go ahead and trespass, no one's watching. Christopher Frizzelle

This outdoor street-level vendor of produce was also open. Anyone?
Anyone? Christopher Frizzelle

Anyone at all.
Anyone at all. Christopher Frizzelle

Seafood display sans seafood.
Seafood display sans seafood. Christopher Frizzelle

The big cheese-making tub was still in business, but the door was locked.
The big cheese-making tub was still in business, but the door was locked. Christopher Frizzelle

Mostly closed stores along this strip.
Mostly closed stores along this strip. Christopher Frizzelle

Not a ton of to-go options.
Not a ton of to-go options. Christopher Frizzelle

Barely any people even walking around.
Barely any people even walking around. Christopher Frizzelle

And how about the original Starbucks? That had to be closed as well, right?
And the original Starbucks? They had to be closed, right? Christopher Frizzelle

Nope, a peek into the doorway revealed it to be open. Employee and customer faces blacked out because I didnt ask each of them first if I could take this photo.
Wrong. Open! Peeked inside and saw this. Employee and customer faces are blacked out because I didn't ask each of them first if I could take this photo and there are not six feet between each of them. Christopher Frizzelle

Upshot: If your dying wish has always been to get a coffee at the original Starbucks, there has never been a shorter line.

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