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VIDEO: City of Burien holds Community Meeting on Eagle Landing Park

VIDEO: City of Burien holds Community Meeting on Eagle Landing Park

On Thursday, May 17, the City of Burien held a Community Meeting about Eagle Landing Park at City Hall to discuss issues about the failed stairs, as well as listen to public comments. The meeting –... [Read more]

Metro RapidRide, TIP, Youth Council & more on agenda for Monday Council

Metro RapidRide, TIP, Youth Council & more on agenda for Monday Council

On the agenda for Monday night’s Burien City Council regular meeting is discussion and potential action on Metro Transit’s proposed RapidRide H-Line, the 2019-2024 Transportation Improvement... [Read more]

Driver suffers medical emergency, crashes & flips car in Burien Sunday

Driver suffers medical emergency, crashes & flips car in Burien Sunday

A driver likely suffering from a medical emergency crashed and flipped a car near the intersection of SW 158th Street and 6th Ave SW in Burien around 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, May 20. The car crashed... [Read more]

Equipment failure responsible for power outage in Seahurst

Equipment failure responsible for power outage in Seahurst

A power outage in Burien was caused by equipment failure, Seattle City Light said. The outage knocked electricity out for 149 customers in an area near Seahurst Park. Estimated restoration was 10:39 a.m.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate boys varsity soccer team wins playoff game

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate boys varsity soccer team wins playoff game

Congrats to the Highline High School boys varsity soccer team, who won Saturday’s neutral playoff game against Bellingham by a score of 1-0! This game was part of the 2018 Boys Soccer State Championships... [Read more]

Darla Green, Debi Wagner file for 34th District State Senate position

Darla Green, Debi Wagner file for 34th District State Senate position

Friday, May 18, was the deadline for candidates to file for Washington’s 34th state senate district – most recently represented by retiring Democrat Sen. Sharon Nelson – and some familiar... [Read more]

Two robberies – by same suspects – hit Burien early Friday morning

Two robberies – by same suspects – hit Burien early Friday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office says that there were two robberies by the same suspects early Friday morning (May 18) in Burien: ~2:40 a.m.: S. 116th & Des Moines Memorial Drive S.: 4 African... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Burien Rambler, SeaTac, West Seattle, Des Moines

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Burien Rambler, SeaTac, West Seattle, Des Moines

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six Open Houses this weekend! The first one is a move-in ready Rambler in Burien’s quiet Blakley Manor neighborhood: 3BR... [Read more]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Beginning Monday, expect delays on Sylvester Road

TRAFFIC ALERT: Beginning Monday, expect delays on Sylvester Road

Beginning Monday, May 21, residents are being warned to expect delays on Sylvester Road in the area of 12th Place SW, aka “Snake Hill” (map below). Work on a water main is expected to last... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SAVE THE DATE: Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ will be Saturday, June 2

SAVE THE DATE: Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ will be Saturday, June 2

SAVE THE DATE: It’s that time of year again – the Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ is coming Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! A community-wide sale in the Shorewood on the Sound neighborhood... [Read more]

City Manager makes surprise appearance at Eagle Landing Park info seminar

City Manager makes surprise appearance at Eagle Landing Park info seminar

Story, Photos & Audio by Scott Schaefer On Wednesday night, May 16, around 30 residents – including a surprise appearance by Burien City Manager Brian Wilson – gathered in the back of Marlaina’s... [Read more]

New Soap Box Derby races will speed down SW 152nd Street on Sat., June 16

New Soap Box Derby races will speed down SW 152nd Street on Sat., June 16

Applications are coming in for the newest addition to Strawberry Days – the Soap Box Derby Races – and organizers are hoping residents will rev up their engines for this fun new event. In its inaugural... [Read more]

Puget Sound Regional Council’s General Assembly will be Thursday, May 31

Puget Sound Regional Council’s General Assembly will be Thursday, May 31

The Puget Sound Regional Council’s General Assembly will be held on Thursday, May 31 at The Sanctuary Seattle at the Mark. Lunch will be provided to registered participants; to register, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/general-assembly-2018-registration-43756968270 The... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will focus on aircraft altitudes on Wednesday, May 23

Next Highline Forum will focus on aircraft altitudes on Wednesday, May 23

The next Highline Forum will be held on Wednesday, May 23, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., with the Port of Seattle hosting it at Sea-Tac Airport’s Central Auditorium (mezzanine level). At the Forum, the members... [Read more]

REMINDER: Final performances of BAT’s ‘Church & State’ are this weekend!

REMINDER: Final performances of BAT’s ‘Church & State’ are this weekend!

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theater’s (“BAT”) production of the comedy-drama Church & State ends this weekend, with performances Friday & Saturday nights at 8 p.m. and the finalé on Sunday... [Read more]

Resident will unveil proposal to retrofit Eagle Landing Stairs at meeting tonight

Resident will unveil proposal to retrofit Eagle Landing Stairs at meeting tonight

Seahurst resident John White plans to present a retrofitting plan that would shore up the unstable piers of Eagle Landing Park’s stairs at tonight’s informational seminar, which starts at 7 p.m.... [Read more]

PacWest Little League’s Carnival will be this Sunday, May 20

PacWest Little League’s Carnival will be this Sunday, May 20

UPDATE: The time for this event has been changed to 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: PacWest Little League’s Carnival will be this Sunday, May 20, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Little League baseball fields... [Read more]

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More than just Burgers & Barley – something for everyone too!

From Advertiser Burgers & Barley: Yes they have burgers – amazing crave-inducing burgers – and yes they have delicious ice cold beer, but there is so much more at Burgers & Barley in Olde... [Read more]

Open House on Port’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan is Wednesday, May 30

Open House on Port’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan is Wednesday, May 30

An Open House and Presentation on the Port of Seattle’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) will be held at the Burien Community Center on Wednesday, May 30, from 4:30 – 7 p.m. “The Sustainable... [Read more]

LETTER: John White fires back – with documentation – at City of Burien

LETTER: John White fires back – with documentation – at City of Burien

[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. This ‘arguing via letters on the... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Miller Creek this Saturday, May 19

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Miller Creek this Saturday, May 19

Volunteers are needed to join Burien and King County residents in a learning and restoration event along Miller Creek this Saturday, May 19. “We will kick off the day learning how to identify a few... [Read more]

Sponsored Post May Wine Tasting is this Thursday, May 17 at Tin Room Bar & Theater

May Wine Tasting is this Thursday, May 17 at Tin Room Bar & Theater

May Wine Tasting – Save the Date! Thursday, May 17, 5 – 7 p.m. Vino de España! “Wines of Spain” Tin Theater Featured Wines: Juve & Camps Milesime Reserva Cava 2015 100% Chardonnay. ... [Read more]

Residents who live near Eagle Landing Park holding info seminar Wed. night

Residents who live near Eagle Landing Park holding info seminar Wed. night

Residents who live near Burien’s Eagle Landing Park will be holding an informational seminar this Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Marlaina’s Restaurant, located at 643 SW 152nd Street (map below). The... [Read more]

Highline Special Needs PTA General Membership Meeting is Thursday, May 17

Highline Special Needs PTA General Membership Meeting is Thursday, May 17

All are invited to the Highline Public Schools Special Needs PTA General Membership Meeting: WHEN: Thursday, May 17, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Central Office Boardroom, 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW, Burien,... [Read more]