I lived on Capitol Hill for four years, and many a happy hour and weekend night was spent at the Satellite. It was cheap, dark, the food was great, and characters entertaining. Went back this weekend after having been away from Seattle for almost three years to find TABLE CLOTHES on the tables, plasma screens on the wall, a DJ playing DISCO, and ADEQUATE LIGHTING. Sigh. I guess things change. To the Satellite's credit, the drinks were still pretty cheap.