Q1. Why are you in #Belltown?
A. I've been coming to Belltown for 30 years. I've lived here. If worked here. I raised a child here. It's my third place. My friends are here. I've seen things change again and again. But it's always been the place where my friends are.
Q2. Favorite thing about Belltown?
A. Familiarity. Relationships. I will say that after thirty years of walking this neighborhood, I know every square inch of sidewalk.
Q3. What's your message for the Mayor and Council about Belltown?
A. Everywhere in Seattle people are experiencing displacement. Everywhere. But we're trying to preserve a community. A community of people. Everybody helps each other here. From folks on the street to the folks inside. The current influx isn't always aware of their impact.