ChoralSounds Northwest kicks off 30th season with Christmas concerts Dec 13-14

ChoralSounds Northwest kicks off 30th season with Christmas concerts Dec 13-14

Under the baton of new Artistic Director Ryan Ellis, ChoralSounds Northwest (CSN) will look back at its first 30 years of music-making in Burien with Shining Night on Dec. 13–14. The Christmas show includes... [Read more]

Navos hosts holiday dinner in Burien for over 250 on Tuesday, Nov. 25

Navos hosts holiday dinner in Burien for over 250 on Tuesday, Nov. 25

On Tuesday (Nov. 25), Navos, a leading community mental health provider in the Northwest, hosted a holiday dinner for over 250 clients. For many of them – who live in poverty due to their mental... [Read more]

Potbelly pigs may be welcome in Burien, but peacocks and roosters banned

Potbelly pigs may be welcome in Burien, but peacocks and roosters banned

by Jack Mayne The once every 10 year exercise in recreating a comprehensive plan to accommodate the newcomers to the city was begun Monday night in the Burien City Council monthly study session. The critter... [Read more]

VIDEO: Resident paddles past Orcas en route to Alki from Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Resident paddles past Orcas en route to Alki from Three Tree Point

Burien resident Art Aquino shot this video last Saturday (Nov. 22), while he was paddling his outrigger canoe 10 miles from Three Tree Point to Alki Beach. Watch closely and you can see some other paddlers... [Read more]

Celebrate Live and Local! The best Jazz Musicians in the Northwest play in Burien

Celebrate Live and Local! The best Jazz Musicians in the Northwest play in Burien

by Shelli Park If you want to add a higher dimension of cool to spice up your December entertainment be sure you are present at Black Zia Cantina on Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. starting Dec. 3. Historically,... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: It’s going to be a soggy Turkey week & weekend

WEATHER GEEK: It’s going to be a soggy Turkey week & weekend

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Things are kicking into high gear this week for Northwest weather. There’s a number of meteorological... [Read more]

King County Medical Examiner’s Office identifies victim in fatal Burien crash

King County Medical Examiner’s Office identifies victim in fatal Burien crash

The victim of Friday’s (Nov. 21) tragic, fatal crash on Ambaum and SW 154th Street in Burien has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Peter Vandervelde, 51. Alcohol is suspected... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Lame attempt at striping our roads can be witnessed…’

LETTER: ‘Lame attempt at striping our roads can be witnessed…’

[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:] The attached photos are enough indictment... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway welcomes Chris Dutton of NW Mortgage Alliance to team

Berkshire Hathaway welcomes Chris Dutton of NW Mortgage Alliance to team

The good folks at our Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest would like to welcome Chris Dutton of Northwest Mortgage Alliance to their team! “As a Professional Mortgage Loan... [Read more]

Recognize this guy? Police seeking public’s help finding White Center burglar

Recognize this guy? Police seeking public’s help finding White Center burglar

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying/finding this burglar, suspected of hitting the same White Center business twice... [Read more]

Highline High grad Ryan Brett hits ‘the bigs’, makes roster for Tampa Bay Rays

Highline High grad Ryan Brett hits ‘the bigs’, makes roster for Tampa Bay Rays

Photos courtesy Eric Todd. Ryan Brett, who graduated from Burien’s Highline High School in 2010 and has been playing baseball since the “Highline East” Little League & Bronco days, has... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Kite Boarder catches air off Normandy Park Community Club Beach

PHOTOS: Kite Boarder catches air off Normandy Park Community Club Beach

BTB Reader Dory Hamlyn took these photos Sunday (Nov. 23) of a kite boarder enjoying the freshening wind just off Normandy Park Community Club Beach (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): “Yes,... [Read more]

Armed Robber hits Papa John’s at Normandy Park Towne Center Fri. night

Armed Robber hits Papa John’s at Normandy Park Towne Center Fri. night

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting that around 11 p.m. on Friday night (Nov. 21), Officer Norris and Reserve Officer McBride were dispatched to... [Read more]

Fatal crash at Ambaum & SW 154th in Burien Friday evening; DUI suspected

Fatal crash at Ambaum & SW 154th in Burien Friday evening; DUI suspected

Friday evening (Nov. 21) just after 5 p.m., there was a terrible, fatal 2-car crash on Ambaum Blvd. SW at SW 154th Street, according to the Burien Police Department. The crash happened in front of –... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: updated, large 5-BD in Gregory Heights

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: updated, large 5-BD in Gregory Heights

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday and Sunday – is a completely updated large 5 bedroom in Gregory Heights! It’s... [Read more]

Homemade bomb explodes outside Sylvester Middle School Thurs. morning

Homemade bomb explodes outside Sylvester Middle School Thurs. morning

Thursday morning (Nov. 20), before school started, a homemade explosive device was set off outside the cafeteria door of Sylvester Middle School in Burien. Nobody was injured, and police, district security... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Young Adult Author Julie Bragonier Minnick at Page 2 Books this Saturday

Meet Young Adult Author Julie Bragonier Minnick at Page 2 Books this Saturday

Julie Bragonier Minnick, Author of “Trinity Heart: Snow Angel”, will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Nov. 22, at 2:30 p.m. Minnick is an author of young adult novels who loves to explore... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center holding After-Hours Beach Walk Friday night

Environmental Science Center holding After-Hours Beach Walk Friday night

Burien’s Environmental Science Center will be holding an After-Hours Beach Walk this Friday night, Nov. 21, from 8 – 10 p.m. at their campus at Seahurst Park Beach. Naturalists will be on hand... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Nature’s not-so-subtle reminder – week/weekend outlook

WEATHER GEEK: Nature’s not-so-subtle reminder – week/weekend outlook

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek We’ve stepped into the week before Thanksgiving, and nature’s here to remind us what... [Read more]

BAT’s irreverant comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ opens Friday, Nov. 28

BAT’s irreverant comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ opens Friday, Nov. 28

Celebrate the season with the irreverent comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ at Burien Actors Theatre, opening Friday, Nov. 28 and running through Dec. 21. The show incorporates original... [Read more]

Business tax increased as Burien City Council wrestles with new budget

Business tax increased as Burien City Council wrestles with new budget

by Jack Mayne In a meeting leading up to December passage of the Burien 2015-2016 city budget, the Burien City Council preliminarily okayed increasing the business and occupations tax, and also increased... [Read more]

WestSide Baby selected as recipient of national ‘Funds for Change’ grant

WestSide Baby selected as recipient of national ‘Funds for Change’ grant

WestSide Baby, the community-based not-for-profit organization that distributes diapers to babies living in low-wage families in King County, has been selected as one of 61 national recipients of the inaugural... [Read more]

Best-Selling Author Robert Dugoni doing book signing at Tin Room Thursday

Best-Selling Author Robert Dugoni doing book signing at Tin Room Thursday

A Book Signing for Burien’s favorite local mystery (and New York Times best selling) Author Robert Dugoni will take place Thursday, Nov. 20, starting at 4:30 p.m. at The Tin Room Bar. “Come... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Demolition begins on old Burien City Hall

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Demolition begins on old Burien City Hall

[Watch full-screen at 1080p for best quality] Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer Demolition began Wednesday morning (Nov. 19) on the “old” Burien City Hall building located on the corner... [Read more]

UPDATE: Stage 2 Burn Ban LIFTED for King County

UPDATE: Stage 2 Burn Ban LIFTED for King County

UPDATE NOV. 20, 10 a.m.: The Stage 2 Burn Ban that was issued for King County on Wednesday has been LIFTED. You may now retrieve your kindling. PREVIOUSLY: Due to continued weather conditions and air pollution... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Bark to have 2 Christmas Tree lots this year: in Burien & Normandy Park

Burien Bark to have 2 Christmas Tree lots this year: in Burien & Normandy Park

The Burien Bark Family (Advertisers and friends of the blog) are going to keep the local holiday spirit alive by opening a second Christmas tree lot once again this year. The second lot will be at the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Don’t miss out on the ‘Vision 20/20′ Art event Saturday night!

REMINDER: Don’t miss out on the ‘Vision 20/20′ Art event Saturday night!

Affordable art, a buying frenzy, fun food from local restaurants, marvelous music, refreshing wine and beer, great raffle prizes—all for a great cause, and all happening this Saturday night,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Priceless Pets offering more convenience with extended hours

Advertiser Priceless Pets offering more convenience with extended hours

Good news for pets and owners in in the south end: starting Monday, Dec. 1, Advertiser Priceless Pets Veterinary Clinic in Normandy Park will now be open later to serve their client’s busy schedules! Just... [Read more]

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