Because Forbes should know. Because we’re #8. Because to acknowledge that ranking is to be rendered ineligible for inclusion. And because of the shitty cover-up ad. Here it is:
8. Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA
Also, because Forbes chose to illustrate the entry with an image of a 100-year-old conservatory and not hipster hamburger:
It’s not clear if the list is ranked or what but we are included just before Oakland CA’s Uptown and East Austin in the Forbes slideshow. If you read the fine print, you’ll realize just how much BS goes into the rankings including an injection of data from a national neighborhood site that nobody uses. Also, suck it, Ballard.