While Eagle Landing Park stairs may look open again, the city says they’re not

While Eagle Landing Park stairs may look open again, the city says they’re not

Last week, Burien resident Gregory Rehmke ventured down to Eagle Landing Park, where he discovered that the long-closed stairs appeared to be re-opened. However, these stairs – which were very popular... [Read more]

‘Unforeseen issues’ delay re-opening of troubled Town Square Water Fountain

‘Unforeseen issues’ delay re-opening of troubled Town Square Water Fountain

Earlier this summer, the City of Burien discovered that the Town Square Park Water Fountain had sustained substantial water damage in the control vault and fountain’s electrical system, delaying its... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Kannin Law Firm P.S.: Thou Shall Not Cross (The Railroad Crossing)

Kannin Law Firm P.S.: Thou Shall Not Cross (The Railroad Crossing)

From Advertiser Kannin Law Firm P.S.: Thou Shall Not Cross (The Railroad Crossing) On August 26, 2016, my client M.N. was driving northbound on Railroad Avenue in Kent, Washington. At the same time another... [Read more]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Construction on S. 144th Way begins

TRAFFIC ALERT: Construction on S. 144th Way begins

S. 144th Way is being re-aligned between Des Moines Memorial Drive and the cold storage warehouses (map below), which could cause some traffic delays. Construction begins Monday, July 15 and will continue... [Read more]

It’s ‘Christmas in July’ TONIGHT as the Highline Bears take on the Wallbangers

It’s ‘Christmas in July’ TONIGHT as the Highline Bears take on the Wallbangers

REMINDER: It’ll be Christmas in July TONIGHT – Saturday, July 13, 2019 – when your Highline Bears take on the Wallbangers Baseball Club, with the first pitch (er, snowball?) set for 7:05 p.m. Join... [Read more]

Learn about ‘Grandma Moses’ at Glendale Lutheran Church on Sat., July 20

Learn about ‘Grandma Moses’ at Glendale Lutheran Church on Sat., July 20

Come and enjoy an inspiring performance by Debbie DiMitre, NW dramatic storyteller and actress as she portrays Grandma Moses (beloved American folk artist). The presentation will take place on Saturday,... [Read more]

Communications, affordable housing & more on agenda for Mon. night Council

Communications, affordable housing & more on agenda for Mon. night Council

City communications, affordable housing, an update on the Town Square Fountain and more will be on the agenda for Monday night’s Special City Council meeting. Download the full agenda packet here... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Burien, West Seattle, Des Moines, Renton, Kent, Seattle, Star Lake

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Burien, West Seattle, Des Moines, Renton, Kent, Seattle, Star Lake

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding eight great Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a stylish home in the heart of Burien: Be engaged... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre is taking it to the parks this Summer!

Burien Actors Theatre is taking it to the parks this Summer!

BAT turns 40 this season! In the first of many wonderful things this season, BAT is bringing theater to where you (may) live! That’s right – BAT is taking it to the streets (well, parks anyway). In... [Read more]

Soap Box Derby, live music & more at Olde Burien Block Party on Saturday, July 20

Soap Box Derby, live music & more at Olde Burien Block Party on Saturday, July 20

Discover Burien’s Olde Burien Block Party will include a Soap Box Derby, live music, beer gardens and more on Saturday, July 20, from Noon – 11 p.m. This is a FREE outdoor event held on SW 152nd... [Read more]

Vigil to End Human Detention Camps Friday night at Highline United Methodist Church

Vigil to End Human Detention Camps Friday night at Highline United Methodist Church

Lights for Liberty: A Nationwide Vigil to End Human Detention Camps will be held this Friday, July 12, from 7:30 – 9 p.m. at Highline United Methodist Church in Burien. Here’s more info from Highline... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Amazing pics of Hawk near Miller Creek

PHOTOS: Amazing pics of Hawk near Miller Creek

Courtesy Brett Fish come these amazing photos of a Hawk seen recently near Miller Creek and the ‘Fish House.’ “This Hawk was screeching and screeching as if to divert my attention from... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Full Time Building Maintenance and Grounds Custodian needed

JOB: Full Time Building Maintenance and Grounds Custodian needed

JOB: Fauntleroy Church United Church of Christ, a progressive congregation in West Seattle, seeks a Building Maintenance and Grounds Custodian. This position is responsible for all church properties. This... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ concert series starts this Thursday, July 11!

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ concert series starts this Thursday, July 11!

REMINDER: Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ weekly summer concert series starts this Thursday, July 11, with a live performance from Jones & Fischer. The summer concert series will... [Read more]

LOST: Have you seen ‘Paru’? White cat is missing near Shorewood Elementary

LOST: Have you seen ‘Paru’? White cat is missing near Shorewood Elementary

From Reader Tracey Hilton: On Monday night night, July 8, my beloved cat, Paru, went missing from our 2nd floor deck of our home on 116th Place SW in the small neighborhood below Shorewood Elementary School: She’s... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘All Politics Are Local’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘All Politics Are Local’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] All Politics Are Local In this year’s... [Read more]

Five Highline Schools ‘go green’

Five Highline Schools ‘go green’

King County named this year’s Green Schools, and five schools in Highline Public Schools made the list. Here are details from the district: King County recognized North Hill Elementary School and Shorewood... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber & Highline Medical Center Public Safety Event will be July 31

Seattle Southside Chamber & Highline Medical Center Public Safety Event will be July 31

In partnership with the Highline Medical Center and the Highline Medical Center Foundation, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Public Safety event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police arrest 26-year old man in connection with SeaTac shooting death

UPDATE: Police arrest 26-year old man in connection with SeaTac shooting death

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Late Monday night, July 8, the King County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 26-year-old male for investigation of murder related to Friday’s fatal shooting incident... [Read more]

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