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VIDEO: Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez reads his original poem to City Council

VIDEO: Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez reads his original poem to City Council

Burien’s Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez read ‘Bountiful Burien,’ his new, original poem about Burien to the City Council at Monday night’s regular meeting. Managed by former Burien... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sunrise at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Sunrise at Three Tree Point

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these awesome photos, taken at sunrise on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Three Tree Point (click images to view larger photos/slideshow):  Read More →

UPDATE: Stolen Silver Honda Civic has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Stolen Silver Honda Civic has been FOUND!

UPDATE DEC. 7, 2018: The stolen Silver Honda Civic that we previously reported on has been FOUND in Tukwila. “Thank you so much for posting it on the Blog!!” PREVIOUSLY: From Reader Deedee... [Read more]

Burien Arts All-Ages Open Mic will be Thursday, Dec. 20 at Salmon Creek Cafe

Burien Arts All-Ages Open Mic will be Thursday, Dec. 20 at Salmon Creek Cafe

All-Ages Open Mic HOLIDAY EDITION – THURSDAY, DEC. 20 • 6 – 8 p.m. at the Salmon Creek Cafe Burien Arts will be holding as FREE all-ages Open Mic event – with an open format of songs, poetry,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ moved to Sun., Dec. 23

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ moved to Sun., Dec. 23

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel will be presenting a Taproot Theatre Christmas Play – Foolish Wiseman by Sean Gaffney – has been moved to Sunday, Dec. 23, starting at 11 a.m. Family, friends and... [Read more]

Northwest Associated Arts ‘Christmas Sounds in Burien’ will be this weekend

Northwest Associated Arts ‘Christmas Sounds in Burien’ will be this weekend

The entire Northwest Associated Arts choral family will present their annual ‘Christmas Sounds in Burien’ at the Highline Performing Arts Center this weekend. This annual holiday extravaganza... [Read more]

Merrill Gardens Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Dec. 22

Merrill Gardens Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Dec. 22

Merrill Gardens will be hosting a Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 22, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in their Community Room. “Come join us at MG Burien for Refreshments, Holiday Music & Weekend Shopping! We... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Education IS Economic Development</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Education IS Economic Development

Education IS Economic Development By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce When I first started working in and with community organizations focused on economic development... [Read more]

Give Blood, enter to win gift basket at Burien City Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 11

Give Blood, enter to win gift basket at Burien City Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 11

Everyone who attends a Blood Drive on Tuesday, Dec. 11 will automatically be entered in a drawing (out of around 25 donors) to win a gift basket that includes gift cards to these Burien businesses: A... [Read more]

Port of Seattle ‘raises the roof’ during topping off ceremony at airport Tuesday

Port of Seattle ‘raises the roof’ during topping off ceremony at airport Tuesday

In what will be a major upgrade for international passengers, the final structural roof beam was raised by a crane and safely put in place on Tuesday, Dec. 4, marking the latest construction milestone... [Read more]

OBIT: Longtime Burien resident Gary William Low has passed away

OBIT: Longtime Burien resident Gary William Low has passed away

Gary William Low 1949 – 2018 Gary William Low, 69, passed away unexpectedly while enjoying his lifelong hobby at Auburn Golf Course on November 16, 2018. The cause of death was cardiac arrest. Gary... [Read more]

Outdoor Nativity will be at Boulevard Park Church on Saturday, Dec. 22

Outdoor Nativity will be at Boulevard Park Church on Saturday, Dec. 22

A Journey Through Christmas – Outdoor Nativity will be held at Boulevard Park Church on Saturday, Dec. 22, from 5 – 8 p.m. “Bundle up and bring the whole family and drop in anytime from 5-8... [Read more]

Court order violation results in major police activity in Olde Burien Mon. night

Court order violation results in major police activity in Olde Burien Mon. night

If you saw a large police turnout in/near Olde Burien on Monday night, Dec. 3, around 10:30 p.m. or so, it was due to a domestic violence court order violation. The King County Sheriff’s Office says... [Read more]

REMINDER: Help the Hi-Liners by eating at Endolyne Joe’s this Wednesday!

REMINDER: Help the Hi-Liners by eating at Endolyne Joe’s this Wednesday!

REMINDER: Join your neighbors or bring a friend to Endolyne Joe’s this WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 for a taste of Argentina – 25% of ALL proceeds that day will be donated to The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre, South... [Read more]

Children can talk to Santa via ‘The Santa Net’ nightly through Christmas Eve

Children can talk to Santa via ‘The Santa Net’ nightly through Christmas Eve

For the 13th consecutive year, The 3916 Nets will be presenting ‘The Santa Net’ on 3.916 MHz, where good girls and boys can talk to Santa Claus, via amateur radio, nightly at 5:30 p.m. Pacific... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Here’s Seattle Southside RTA’s Holiday ‘To-Don’t’ List

Here’s Seattle Southside RTA’s Holiday ‘To-Don’t’ List

From Advertiser Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority: Seattle Southside’s Holiday “To-Don’t” List mauricephoto.com The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) has created a travel/gift... [Read more]

LETTER: Transform Burien served over 100 Thanksgiving dinners to people in need

LETTER: Transform Burien served over 100 Thanksgiving dinners to people in need

[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:] Letter to the Editor, As a resident of... [Read more]

OBIT: Longtime Burien businessman Jim Hughes has passed; memorial Dec. 22

OBIT: Longtime Burien businessman Jim Hughes has passed; memorial Dec. 22

James (Jim) Richard Hughes 1948 ~ 2018 Jim Hughes, 70, of Burien, WA passed away on November 21, 2018 from cardiac arrest. Jim was born in Chicago on June 7, 1948 to Richard and Jean (Wirtz) Hughes. The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Tree Trimmer, Orcas and the Olympics

PHOTOS: A Tree Trimmer, Orcas and the Olympics

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos, taken recently and showing our region’s seasonal beauty and natural wonder (click images to view larger versions/slideshow): One hundred feet up in... [Read more]