B-Town DOG seeking Volunteer Photog, Elves for ‘Santa Paws’ pics Dec. 3

B-Town DOG seeking Volunteer Photog, Elves for ‘Santa Paws’ pics Dec. 3

The B-Town DOG is seeking a Volunteer Photographer and Elves to assist Santa and hand out dog treats to good dogs, and candy canes to good boys and girls at their annual Santa Paws dog photo fundraiser... [Read more]

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a U-Haul van that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in SeaTac containing over $1 million in musical equipment. The van... [Read more]

Gathering Place Moms of Preschoolers Holiday Bazaar will be Sat., Nov. 25

Gathering Place Moms of Preschoolers Holiday Bazaar will be Sat., Nov. 25

The first-ever Holiday Bazaar hosted by Gathering Place MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers) will be held on Saturday, Nov. 25. The fundraiser will run from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Gathering Place Church, located... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy ‘The Christmas Carol Rag’ opens Nov. 24

Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy ‘The Christmas Carol Rag’ opens Nov. 24

Burien Actors Theatre’s holiday show – which opens Friday, Nov. 24 – is ‘The Christmas Carol Rag,’ a delightfully irreverent and moving musical comedy set in ragtime-era New York City.... [Read more]

Kennedy Girls Soccer team playing for state championship this weekend!

Kennedy Girls Soccer team playing for state championship this weekend!

Kennedy Catholic High School Girls Soccer team is playing for the state championship this weekend! The first game is tonight (Friday, Nov. 17) at 6 p.m. at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. If they lose,... [Read more]

Girl Scout Troop #45169 earns bronze award by decorating trash cans at Seahurst

Girl Scout Troop #45169 earns bronze award by decorating trash cans at Seahurst

Burien Girl Scout Juniors from Troop #45169 recognized that litter and pollution are a problem at Seahurst Beach and wanted to do something to fix it, which earned them a bronze award! So they worked... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: The topic is preservation of local news media

CLIFF’S EDGE: The topic is preservation of local news media

I hope Scott Schaefer is reading – or has already read – this along with you and all the others who pay attention to The B-Town Blog. (Actually, I’m pretty sure he reads each of my weekly rants... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Tree Lighting will be Wed., Dec. 6 at Economy Wiring

Burien’s annual Tree Lighting will be Wed., Dec. 6 at Economy Wiring

All are invited to come to Burien’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Economy Wiring (633 SW 148th Street, map below) on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at 6 p.m. Enjoy a special appearance from Santa,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Burien Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Burien Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding three Open Houses this weekend, on both Saturday and Sunday. The first two homes are newly constructed two-story,... [Read more]

SHOP LOCAL – ‘Small Business Saturday’ will be Saturday, Nov. 25

SHOP LOCAL – ‘Small Business Saturday’ will be Saturday, Nov. 25

Small Business Saturday is an annual shopping tradition dedicated to supporting small businesses and celebrating communities across the country, and this year it will be held on Saturday, Nov. 25. Founded... [Read more]

Sponsored Post OPEN HOUSE: Beautiful 3BD coastal style Seahurst home open Sat. & Sun.

OPEN HOUSE: Beautiful 3BD coastal style Seahurst home open Sat. & Sun.

Open House this SATURDAY (Nov. 18) 12-3 and SUNDAY (Nov. 19) 1-4: Seahurst 3-BD with coastal styling, beach rights, and separate unit MIL / Airbnb potential. Located in the coveted Seahurst community,... [Read more]

Agenda/packet released for Monday’s Council meeting; no CTTC this week

Agenda/packet released for Monday’s Council meeting; no CTTC this week

The agenda/packet for Monday’s (Nov. 20) upcoming Burien City Council meeting was released Thursday (Nov. 16), and the most interesting aspect for this meeting is that Correspondence To The Council (CTTC)... [Read more]

Was Burien Council election ‘rigged’? King County Elections says unlikely

Was Burien Council election ‘rigged’? King County Elections says unlikely

After most elections – especially heated, divisive ones like Burien’s most recent City Council ballot – the losing side usually goes through a mourning/grieving period, and oftentimes, some upset... [Read more]

LETTER: Councilmember Debi Wagner concedes, thanks, warns Burien residents

LETTER: Councilmember Debi Wagner concedes, thanks, warns Burien residents

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It is their opinion only, and it does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Neighbors,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien’s own Travis Thompson performs on Jimmy Fallon Wed. night

VIDEO: Burien’s own Travis Thompson performs on Jimmy Fallon Wed. night

On Wednesday night, Nov. 15, Burien’s own Travis Thompson – rocking a hoodie with ‘AMBAUM’ on it – performed live on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon with some other performer named... [Read more]

Pac Highway Chargers football team wins GSCYFC Pee Wee Championship

Pac Highway Chargers football team wins GSCYFC Pee Wee Championship

The Pac Highway Chargers football team recently beat the Renton Rangers 7–6 to win the Greater Seattle Youth Football & Cheer Pee Wee Championship (read more here). The team will also play in a... [Read more]

Bill Maas, beloved White Center Upholsterer, passes away; service Sat.

Bill Maas, beloved White Center Upholsterer, passes away; service Sat.

Bill Maas, longtime and beloved upholsterer at White Center Glass and Upholstery, passed away Oct. 29. A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held this Saturday, Nov. 18 at 11a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran... [Read more]

PET PROFILES: CARES adoptees Rocko & Cowboy looking for loving homes

PET PROFILES: CARES adoptees Rocko & Cowboy looking for loving homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of a new, ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes: By Cydney Moore Rocko This is Rocko – a pit/rottweiler mix who,... [Read more]

Taproot Theatre will present ‘The Gift of the Magi’ in Des Moines on Nov. 29

Taproot Theatre will present ‘The Gift of the Magi’ in Des Moines on Nov. 29

TAPROOT THEATRE PRESENTS “THE GIFT OF THE MAGI” – NOVEMBER 29, 2017 Taproot Theatre’s Touring Company will be presenting a stage adaptation of O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi” at Resurrection... [Read more]

Metro seeks feedback on upgrading Route 120 into future RapidRide H Line

Metro seeks feedback on upgrading Route 120 into future RapidRide H Line

King County Metro Transit is seeking feedback on upgrading Route 120, which serves Burien: Upgrading Metro Transit route 120 achieves goals in the Metro Connects long-range plan and voter-approved Levy... [Read more]

LETTER: Councilmember Nancy Tosta says ‘Thank you Burien!’

LETTER: Councilmember Nancy Tosta says ‘Thank you Burien!’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It is their opinion only, and it does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Thank you... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 6: Looks like it’s a sweep for the progressive candidates

ELECTION RESULTS 6: Looks like it’s a sweep for the progressive candidates

On Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 14), King County Elections released the sixth round of results for last Tuesday’s election, and we can safely call this race a sweep for the progressive slate. In 2018,... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 2

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 2

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please join your Kennedy Catholic High School neighbors as they present their annual Arts... [Read more]

Dow Constantine releases statement on Burien City Council election

Dow Constantine releases statement on Burien City Council election

King County Executive Dow Constantine – who we last saw when he held a press conference at Burien Town Square on Oct. 30 – released the following statement on Tuesday, Nov. 14 about the Burien City... [Read more]

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