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Fri, Sep 15



District 7 Candidates Forum

Bob Kettle & Andrew Lewis in conversation with David Brewster. Co-presented with Friends of the Market, Historylink, Pike Place Market PDA, Pike Place Market Foundation and Post Alley

District 7 Candidates Forum
District 7 Candidates Forum

Time & Location

Sep 15, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Seattle, Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum

About the Event

Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum invites you to join Folio founder David Brewster in conversation with Bob Kettle and Andrew Lewis, candidates for the upcoming District 7 City Council race. The evening program will focus on Market and downtown issues.

Co-presented with Friends of the Market, Historylink, Pike Place Market PDA, Pike Place Market Foundation and Post Alley the discussion will explore downtown safety as it affects the Market; impacts of the Downtown Connector streetcar; strategic planning for Market growth and possible closure to cars of Pike Place.

About Andrew Lewis

Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis was elected in 2019 to serve the people of District 7. After beginning his Council service in January of 2020, Councilmember Lewis has focused his efforts on homelessness, public safety, parks and open space, and climate justice.

About Bob Kettle

Bob Kettle is running for election to the Seattle City Council to represent District 7. Bob is a distinguished former Naval officer with a decade of experience volunteering with non-profit organizations. Currently a stay-at-home-dad and civic leader, Bob has served on the Queen Anne Community Council board for the past eight years, including as Chair of the Public Safety Committee.

About David Brewster

David Brewster, a founding member of Post Alley, has a long career in publishing, having founded Seattle Weekly, Sasquatch Books, and His civic ventures have been Town Hall and Folio Seattle.

About Friends of the Market

Created in 1964 Friends of the Market remains steadfast in its commitment to protect and defend the Market. It is a membership organization that invites all to come join the effort to help preserve, maintain and extend the Market’s history.  More at:

About HistoryLink is the first and largest encyclopedia of regional history created expressly for the Internet and is dedicated to the principle that history belongs to the entire community and that a better understanding of past events can improve public debate and decisions and enrich the lives of individuals.

About Pike Place Market Foundation

By helping our neighbors who work, learn and live in and around the Market, the Foundation’s mission is to nurture a thriving Market community.  More at:

About Post Alley

Written from a Seattle perspective, Post Alley is a Seattle-based writers’ collective aimed at helping fill gaps in local journalism and exploring new ways of delivering quality reporting and commentary.

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