Monday news roundup

A very quiet start to the Council’s last week before its December recess — though be prepared for a little bit of white stuff falling this week.

Post Alley looks at how the Central District became the heart of the city.

The Seattle Times has an op/ed arguing that the city should not hand over City Hall Park to King County.

Thanks for reading! Also check out this profile of recently-retiring KIRO reporter and Seattle legend Essex Porter.