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City Inside/OutSeattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a veteran of broadcast journalism -- all in the Pacific Northwest. From 2000-2011, Callanan was a reporter and anchor for Q13 FOX News. Over his career, Callanan has won an Emmy and has earned several other awards from the Society for Professional Journalists and the National Press Photographer's Association. He's the host of the Seattle Channel's award-winning public affairs programs: City Inside/Out and City Inside/Out: Council Edition.

City Inside/Out: U District Upgrades?
City Inside/Out: U District Upgrades?

Poll: Should U District business and condo owners pay additional taxes to fund neighborhood improvements?

Seattle's University District has undergone many changes over the years, not all for the better. The Seattle City Council is considering a controversial $3.9 million proposal to fund neighborhood improvements, including urban design, cleaning and improved community services. Will the five-year plan to expand the University District Business Improvement Area (BIA) benefit everyone who would pay the new tax? Why are some businesses and condominium owners pushing back

On the show:
Kristine Cunningham, executive director, ROOTS
Theresa Doherty, director, UW Regional & Community Relations
Dean Hardwick, Harwick & Sons Hardware
Nick Licata, Seattle City Councilmember
Louise Little, CEO., University Book Store
Andrew McMasters, artistic director, Jet City Improv
Shirley Nixon, U District condo owner and BIA opponent
Miles Richardson, general manager, University Audi
Jim Stockdale, Condo owner