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Sponsored Post South End Coalition Breakfast will be Wednesday, Aug. 16 at El Dorado West

South End Coalition Breakfast will be Wednesday, Aug. 16 at El Dorado West

From Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community: Please join us for the South End Coalition Breakfast on Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 8:15 a.m. at El Dorado West in Burien. Free for 1st time visitors; otherwise,... [Read more]

Around 75 attend Highline High School Climate and Culture Planning Session

Around 75 attend Highline High School Climate and Culture Planning Session

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Around 75 students, parents, and community supporters gathered in the Highline High School cafeteria Thursday night, Aug. 10, to brainstorm on plans for a positive... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Sneak Peek of new Westview Estates Homes will be Tuesday, Aug. 15

Sneak Peek of new Westview Estates Homes will be Tuesday, Aug. 15

From Advertiser Stuart Steadman: A ribbon cutting ceremony and sneak peek preview will take place at the brand new Westview Estates development on Tuesday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 184 181st... [Read more]

Navos holding fundraiser to help local children with back to school supplies

Navos holding fundraiser to help local children with back to school supplies

From our friends at local non-profit Navos: School is just around the corner, and local children need your help! You can help to ensure every child has what they need to succeed in school. Navos provides... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: One for the Road and Back Home, Too

CLIFF’S EDGE: One for the Road and Back Home, Too

Our daughter checked out the two audio books we took with us on our annual visit to a family reunion in Montana a few days ago. As I write this, we’re in St. Regis, Mont., one day out on our way back.... [Read more]

Rat City Brass will play for FREE at Marvista Park this Sunday, Aug. 13

Rat City Brass will play for FREE at Marvista Park this Sunday, Aug. 13

Rat City Brass will play for FREE at Marvista Park in Normandy Park this Sunday, Aug. 13, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. “We’ll play under the gazebo in Normandy Parks’ Marvista Park — so... [Read more]

Celebrate UFOs – including The Maury Island Incident – with Beer(!) Oct. 26

Celebrate UFOs – including The Maury Island Incident – with Beer(!) Oct. 26

The Washington State History Museum in Tacoma will be celebrating the 70th Anniversary of two of history’s most notable UFO sightings with a 21+ evening of beer tastings and all things flying saucers... [Read more]

JOB: Discover Burien seeking part-time Executive Director

JOB: Discover Burien seeking part-time Executive Director

Discover Burien is seeking a part-time Executive Director to help them fulfill their mission to create and sustain a vibrant economy and dynamic community through promotion and education. About Us: At... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION: Parts of SR 509 will be closed this weekend for paving work

CONSTRUCTION: Parts of SR 509 will be closed this weekend for paving work

The left lanes of both northbound and southbound SR 509 in Burien will be closed this weekend – from Aug. 11-14 – for paving and guardrail replacement. Lanes will close at 7 p.m. Friday, and reopen... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get your UFO on at Classic Eats’ ‘Ancient Aliens Night’ Wednesday, Aug. 16

Get your UFO on at Classic Eats’ ‘Ancient Aliens Night’ Wednesday, Aug. 16

Advertiser Classic Eats will be holding ‘Ancient Aliens Night’ on Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. This is a regular event held on the third Wednesday of each month (NOTE: the date... [Read more]

FOUND: Pet rabbit found Tuesday near 12th Ave SW & SW 134th Street in Burien

FOUND: Pet rabbit found Tuesday near 12th Ave SW & SW 134th Street in Burien

Pam Douros tells The B-Town Blog that her son found a tame, pet bunny rabbit on Tuesday: On Tuesday night Aug. 8, my son found this rabbit under our car in our driveway. We live on the corner of 12th... [Read more]

B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink voting has opened! Vote & enter to win $100 gift card

B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink voting has opened! Vote & enter to win $100 gift card

Voting for B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink has officially opened – cast your vote now for the BEST Food & Drink here: www.b-townsbest.com One lucky Voter will win a $100 Gift Card prize to... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 5: Races continue to tighten; Armstrong down by only 33

ELECTION RESULTS 5: Races continue to tighten; Armstrong down by only 33

King County Elections released on Wednesday, Aug. 9 the latest tally of votes for the 2017 Burien City Council race, and some of the races continue to tighten up. Here are some observations: Darla Green’s... [Read more]

VIDEO: Seattle Southside Chamber’s August Luncheon at Sea-Tac Airport

VIDEO: Seattle Southside Chamber’s August Luncheon at Sea-Tac Airport

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s August Luncheon was held on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at Sea-Tac International Airport. Managing Director Lance Lyttle was the keynote speaker, and he spoke about... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE ‘Music in the Park’ with LeRoy Bell this Thursday night!

REMINDER: FREE ‘Music in the Park’ with LeRoy Bell this Thursday night!

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ continues this Thursday night (Aug. 9), with soulful music from LeRoy Bell & His Only Friends! It’ll be another amazing – and FREE... [Read more]

JACK MAYNE EDITORIAL: It’s time for a certain councilmember to fade away…

JACK MAYNE EDITORIAL: It’s time for a certain councilmember to fade away…

Editorial by Jack Mayne It is time for Councilmember Lauren Berkowitz to take her own political advice and exit stage left so that the Burien City Council can once again become the people’s governing... [Read more]

WANTED: Recognize this couple? They’re using resident’s stolen credit cards

WANTED: Recognize this couple? They’re using resident’s stolen credit cards

Do you recognize this couple? They are using Burien resident Suzanne Greive’s stolen credit cards, and the Renton Police are looking for them: The photo above was was taken a the Walmart in Renton,... [Read more]

Highline High School holding Climate & Culture Planning Session Thursday night

Highline High School holding Climate & Culture Planning Session Thursday night

Highline High School students, families and community supporters are coming together this Thursday, Aug. 10, to create a plan for a positive school climate and culture. The first of two sessions will be... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I witnessed the most disturbing events take place in the name of representative democracy…’

LETTER: ‘I witnessed the most disturbing events take place in the name of representative democracy…’

[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:] Burien City Council Meeting, Monday night,... [Read more]

8th Annual Blues & Brews Festival will rock Des Moines Beach Park Sat., Aug. 26

8th Annual Blues & Brews Festival will rock Des Moines Beach Park Sat., Aug. 26

The 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will rock the waterfront at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 26. Lisa Mann – winner of the prestigious 2016 Blues Music Award and the Oregon... [Read more]

Burien Council votes to put sanctuary law on Nov. 7 general election ballot

Burien Council votes to put sanctuary law on Nov. 7 general election ballot

Screenshot shows the vote to put Ordinance 395 on the Nov. 7 ballot as a 6-0 vote, with 1 abstention. By Jack Mayne Six Burien Councilmembers voted over the objections of Lauren Berkowitz to have the city... [Read more]

ELECTION 4: Totals for Burien City Council races are tightening up

ELECTION 4: Totals for Burien City Council races are tightening up

King County Elections released on Monday, Aug. 7 released the latest tally of votes for the 2017 Burien City Council race, and some of the races are tightening up. Here are some observations: Darla Green’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Backyard nature and beauty abounds in Burien

PHOTOS: Backyard nature and beauty abounds in Burien

Story & Photos by Elston Hill We in Burien are so fortunate to have the Northwest vegetation and temperate climate, which attracts all kinds of wildlife into our backyards. Sitting in our backyard... [Read more]

Neighborhood Celebration will be at Seahurst Beach this Wednesday, Aug. 9

Neighborhood Celebration will be at Seahurst Beach this Wednesday, Aug. 9

Burien Parks’ next “Neighborhood Celebration” will be this Wednesday, Au. 9, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Seahurst Beach, located at 1600 SW Seahurst Park Road. “Come out and celebrate... [Read more]