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Sponsored Post Your smile has more power than you think at the office of Dr. Irene Parkhill, DDS

Your smile has more power than you think at the office of Dr. Irene Parkhill, DDS

The power of a smile is well documented in improving your status at work, in love, and general well-being. Keeping it healthy and bright is just what Dr. Irene Parkhill does everyday. Right now she is... [Read more]

Artists United’s annual Art Fair will be Nov. 5 & 6 at the Normandy Park Cove

Artists United’s annual Art Fair will be Nov. 5 & 6 at the Normandy Park Cove

Artists United will be holding its annual Art Fair on Nov. 5 & 6, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Normandy Park Cove. Included will be original art from over 20 local artists, with paintings, photography,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post All eyes will be on Burien Attorney’s mission in Nepal

All eyes will be on Burien Attorney’s mission in Nepal

Photo courtesy Reuben Baca. Burien attorney (and Advertiser) W. Tracy Codd leaves Oct. 12 for a unique destination – to Nepal’s Upper Mustang region to distribute donated eyeglasses and sunglasses. Mustang,... [Read more]

Expect extended overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Expect extended overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

WSDOT is warning drivers who use southbound I-5 in South King County that they should plan for extended overnight work hours through Sunday morning, Sept. 25. The additional lane reductions and hours... [Read more]

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; Burien vs FAA?; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; Burien vs FAA?; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #69 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

LETTER: Former Burien Councilmember: ‘Why I’m voting yes for schools Nov. 8’

LETTER: Former Burien Councilmember: ‘Why I’m voting yes for schools Nov. 8’

[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:] Why I’m voting yes for schools Nov.... [Read more]

It’s not too late to volunteer for annual bike & pedestrian count Sept. 27-29

It’s not too late to volunteer for annual bike & pedestrian count Sept. 27-29

Next week, the state will kick off a three day-survey to count the number of people who walk or ride bicycles to their destinations. Anyone who would like to volunteer to help in the count can still register... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back ‘Wag the Dog Daycare’! Grooming taken to a higher level

Welcome back ‘Wag the Dog Daycare’! Grooming taken to a higher level

We are more than happy to bark a big and loud “Welcome Back!” to friend of the Blog and Advertiser Wag the Dog Daycare! “Wag the Dog is pleased to introduce a new, tiered, menu of superb... [Read more]

REMINDER: Light rail to Angle Lake begins Saturday with opening celebration

REMINDER: Light rail to Angle Lake begins Saturday with opening celebration

Photo courtesy Sound Transit. Light rail to Sound Transit’s new Angle Lake station in SeaTac begins at 11 a.m. this Saturday (Sept. 24), with a grand opening celebration that runs until 2 p.m.. A... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open House: Beautiful New West Seattle Townhome!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open House: Beautiful New West Seattle Townhome!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY – is a brand new, beautiful West Seattle townhome! Junction 5 is a collection... [Read more]

Shorewood Christian School’s Parking Lot Sale will be Sept. 30 & Oct. 1

Shorewood Christian School’s Parking Lot Sale will be Sept. 30 & Oct. 1

Shorewood Christian School’s PARKING LOT SALE will be held Friday & Saturday, Sept. 30  & Oct 1, from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. The sale will be held at their campus at 10300 28Th Ave. SW. “We... [Read more]

Highline School Board holding work session on Tyee & Evergreen Sept. 27

Highline School Board holding work session on Tyee & Evergreen Sept. 27

The Highline School Board will hold a work session on Tuesday, Sept. 27 to discuss recommendations and plans to expand learning opportunities at Tyee and Evergreen campuses. The meeting will run from 5... [Read more]

Artists set for Vision 20/20 – Burien’s biggest art gala coming Nov. 19

Artists set for Vision 20/20 – Burien’s biggest art gala coming Nov. 19

The Burien Arts Association announced that it has received a “tremendous response to its call for artists to participate in Burien’s biggest annual art gala.” “We now have enough artists... [Read more]

COUPON: Superhero comedy ‘The Toxic Avenger’ opens at BAT Friday, Sept. 30

COUPON: Superhero comedy ‘The Toxic Avenger’ opens at BAT Friday, Sept. 30

Burien Actors Theatre’s next production, the musical comedy The Toxic Avenger, opens Sept. 30 and runs through Oct. 30. The Burien Actors Theatre production features live musicians, specialty drinks... [Read more]

Manuela Horn will host the Brat Trot Pub Crawl on Friday, Sept. 30!

Manuela Horn will host the Brat Trot Pub Crawl on Friday, Sept. 30!

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl will be held on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, starting at the Tin Room Bar & Theater at 7 p.m.! This year the crawl will be hosted by everyone’s favorite local Yodeling... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will focus on education Sept. 28 at Highline College

Next Highline Forum will focus on education Sept. 28 at Highline College

The next Highline Forum – set for Wednesday Sept. 28, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. – will focus on education. It will be held at Highline College in the Mount Skokomish Room (Highline Student Union/Building... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Eat & Drink at Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater and they’ll pay for parking!

Eat & Drink at Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater and they’ll pay for parking!

Tin Room Bar & Theater PSA – “Community Parking”: Don’t let parking hold you back from enjoying a night at the Tin Room Bar & Theater!  Come eat and drink with us and we will... [Read more]

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Click the ‘Play’ button to hear the unedited, raw audio of Monday night’s ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’: http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ConvWithEnfield091916.mp3 By... [Read more]

Angry Burien citizens forming group to fight FAA over increases in airplane noise

Angry Burien citizens forming group to fight FAA over increases in airplane noise

The Burien City Council wants an October meeting between the city, the Port of Seattle and the regional office of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to discuss the recent increase in airplane noise over the city…

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Have you registered for the Oct. 2 Burien Brat Trot yet? Online registration closes next Thursday, Sept. 29 at midnight: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE! The Burien Brat Trot is a flat and fast 5k and... [Read more]

Man stabbed outside Dragon Pearl Restaurant Sunday night

Man stabbed outside Dragon Pearl Restaurant Sunday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man was stabbed outside the Dragon Pearl Restaurant at 15304 1st Ave South (map below) Sunday night around 11 p.m. Police told The B-Town Blog... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation increases maximum scholarship for Excel Grants

Highline Schools Foundation increases maximum scholarship for Excel Grants

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Monday (Sept. 29) that they are increasing the maximum amount awarded for an Excel Grant to $2,500. “The goal of the Excel Grant program is to fund innovative... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burglar caught on camera; Jack Mayne on paid parking & more…

PODCAST: Burglar caught on camera; Jack Mayne on paid parking & more…

Here’s episode #68 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]