Civic CocktailSmart talk with a twist
About Civic Cocktail
Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel and Seattle CityClub - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar.
November Civic Cocktail
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray returns to Civic Cocktail and joins host Joni Balter to discuss growing gridlock, the city's homelessness crisis, police reform and his plans for 2017 and beyond. Then, journalists Mónica Guzmán and Anika Anand, co-founders of a new local media project called The Evergrey -- a daily newsletter designed to help residents feel more connected to the ever-changing Seattle -- will discuss community engagement, media trends and more.
Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel and Seattle CityClub - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar. Thanks to media sponsors KUOW and Crosscut.
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It was a robust discussion at the December Civic Cocktail, where the conversation swayed from heavy to light with guests King County Executive Dow Constantine and chef Tom Douglas. Constantine discussed the homelessness crisis, his commitment to welcoming Syrian refugees and the Best Starts for Kids levy. Douglas weighed in on the impact of Seattle's $15 minimum wage on the restaurant industry, discussed the veg-centric food trend and offered holiday food tips. Plus, host Joni Balter asks what is Douglas' favorite vegetable, and would Constantine consider a run for governor?