Hidden parking signs discourage shopper

OlympiaJuly 24, 2013 

Recently, I took an early evening trip into downtown Olympia to attend a showing by the film society. I made the assumption that if the bank was closed, the parking lot was a safe and easy place to park.

Much to my surprise, when I returned to the parking lot, I had an envelope on my windshield demanding that I pay a fee for parking.

I dutifully paid the amount on the notice (collection was a threat), along with a letter advising how clever it was of them to hide the parking signs in the trees. The signs are virtually invisible from the street or the bank parking lot.

Now I am reminded why I don’t venture to downtown Olympia for entertainment or for shopping.

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