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CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Fun in the sun!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Fun in the sun!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our latest columnist… by Cass Huff Fun in the sun! The school year is... [Read more]

PODCAST: Shooting has police puzzled, new baseball team, pub mural & more

PODCAST: Shooting has police puzzled, new baseball team, pub mural & more

Here’s episode #3 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Book Signing & Jazz with Martha Brockenbrough at Page 2 Books Saturday

Book Signing & Jazz with Martha Brockenbrough at Page 2 Books Saturday

Seattle author Martha Brockenbrough (“Devine Intervention,” “The Dinosaur Tooth Ferry”) will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, May 23 at 2 p.m. for a combo Book Signing and Jazz Performance! Come... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: ‘Weirdo’ Artist paints cool new mural on old McMurphy’s Pub

VIDEO/PHOTOS: ‘Weirdo’ Artist paints cool new mural on old McMurphy’s Pub

From our sister site The White Center Blog: If you’ve passed by the old McMurphy’s Pub near where north Burien meets White Center (11069 16th Ave SW), you may have noticed some very stylistic painting... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien Parks’ video for Wild Strawberry Festival, coming June 20-21

VIDEO: Burien Parks’ video for Wild Strawberry Festival, coming June 20-21

Burien Parks released a new promo video for the 2015 Wild Strawberry Festival, coming to Town Square Park the weekend of June 20-21: Don’t miss this year’s Wild Strawberry Festival, on Saturday,... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s Playwrights Fest’s final two shows continue through May 24

REVIEW: BAT’s Playwrights Fest’s final two shows continue through May 24

At center, Reinhard Heydrich of the SS (Christopher Rodriguez) faces off with Dr. Wilhelm Stuckart (Jim Rogers) at far left in “Dr. Kritzinger’s 12 O’Clock,” written by Jim Snowden and playing... [Read more]

With the cut of a piece of 35mm film, Burien’s new Film Office fades in to action

With the cut of a piece of 35mm film, Burien’s new Film Office fades in to action

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Michael Brunk It all started with this little note I posted on a board at the ‘Economic Development Dialog’ meeting hosted by the City of Burien on Sept.... [Read more]

Fundraiser screening & presentation of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is June 10

Fundraiser screening & presentation of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is June 10

A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Greater Kent Historical Society will be Wednesday night, June 10 at Kent-Meridian High School. Filmmakers... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Big Picture Student experiences great music as Intern at EMP

INTERN’S VIEW: Big Picture Student experiences great music as Intern at EMP

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern To start off, my school – Big Picture High School – is all about non-traditional learning, and that’s one reason I like it. The local... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Alafair Antique & Estate Company holding HUGE sale this weekend!

Alafair Antique & Estate Company holding HUGE sale this weekend!

Advertiser Alafair Antique & Estate Company will be holding a HUGE inventory reduction sale this weekend, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday & Saturday, and from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday. “The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Launch Party for Burien Film Office is Thursday at Tin Room

REMINDER: Launch Party for Burien Film Office is Thursday at Tin Room

REMINDER: The City of Burien’s new Film Office will be holding a Launch Party from 5 – 7 p.m. this Thursday, May 14 at the Tin Room Bar & Theater. The program will begin around 6 p.m., and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Tyee/ Evergreen track by 10-year old Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Tyee/ Evergreen track by 10-year old Isabel

Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: Photos and Story by Isabel Herbruger, age 10 Last Friday, May 8, 2015, Highline took on Tyee and Evergreen in the Highline District Track Meet... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Sylvester Middle School Teacher/Author Megan Morrison at Burien Library Sat.

Sylvester Middle School Teacher/Author Megan Morrison at Burien Library Sat.

Meet Sylvester Middle School teacher – and Author – Megan Morrison at the Burien Library on Saturday, May 9 at 11 a.m. Mega has created the fantasy world of Tyme, whose residents include a certain... [Read more]

ChoralSounds Northwest’s 30th Anniversary Concert will be May 16 & 17

ChoralSounds Northwest’s 30th Anniversary Concert will be May 16 & 17

ChoralSounds Northwest Encore! 30th Anniversary Concert will be held Saturday May 16 and Sunday May 17 at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien! Here are the details: WHAT: ChoralSounds Northwest Encore!... [Read more]

Authors Sharon Reed-Hendricks & Steve Hendricks at Burien Library May 22

Authors Sharon Reed-Hendricks & Steve Hendricks at Burien Library May 22

Meet Authors Sharon Reed-Hendricks with Steve Hendricks, of “One Man’s Dream, One Woman’s Reality” at the Burien Library on Friday, May 22, at 11 a.m. This is the story of a six-year sailing... [Read more]

PHOTO: Thursday night sunset over Olympic mountains from Burien

PHOTO: Thursday night sunset over Olympic mountains from Burien

BTB Contributor Elston Hill sent us this great photo of Thursday night’s sunset over the Olympic mountains, taken from Burien (click image to see larger version):  Read More →

INTERN’S VIEW: Sunny, blue skies greet opening day of Burien Farmers Market

INTERN’S VIEW: Sunny, blue skies greet opening day of Burien Farmers Market

Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern It was really nice and sunny at the opening day of the Burien Farmers Market... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Foster track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Foster track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Openings for Burien Arts Gallery May exhibit set for Thursday, Friday

Openings for Burien Arts Gallery May exhibit set for Thursday, Friday

by Becky Knold Openings for Burien Arts Gallery’s May exhibit is set for this Thursday and Friday, May 7 and 8. On Thursday the Burien Arts Gallery features Becky Knold “Abstract by Nature,”... [Read more]

Celebrate local filmmaking at Burien Film Office Launch Party Thursday, May 14

Celebrate local filmmaking at Burien Film Office Launch Party Thursday, May 14

The City of Burien’s new Film Office will be holding a Launch Party from 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 14 at the Tin Room Bar & Theater. As we first reported, the city created a new Film Office... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools Student Art Walk is Thursday night

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools Student Art Walk is Thursday night

REMINDER: The City of Burien and B-Town Beat will be hosting the Highline Public School Annual Student Art Walk this Thursday night, May 7, from 6 – 9 p.m. on SW 152nd in downtown Burien. Celebrate... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Meet our newest Columnist, 13-year old Cass Huff!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Meet our newest Columnist, 13-year old Cass Huff!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our latest columnist… by Cass Huff My name is Cassidy Huff and I will... [Read more]

REVIEW: Playwrights Fest kicks off with collegiate innuendos & political clash

REVIEW: Playwrights Fest kicks off with collegiate innuendos & political clash

From left to right, Sam Goldstein (Randall Brammer) and John Kelly (Byron Patten) passionately discuss sports versus academics in the comedy-drama “The Study Group,” which explores friendship among... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me’ FREE film screening at Wesley Homes May 4 & 5

‘Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me’ FREE film screening at Wesley Homes May 4 & 5

Advertiser Wesley Homes Retirement Communities and Home Health Services will be hosting a free screening of the Grammy Award winning and Academy Award nominated film “GLEN CAMPBELL…I’LL BE ME”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Stella Cameron, Author of ‘Folly’ at Page 2 Books this Saturday, May 2

Meet Stella Cameron, Author of ‘Folly’ at Page 2 Books this Saturday, May 2

Meet Stella Cameron, Author of “Folly,” this Saturday, May 2 at 1:30 p.m. at Page 2 Books in Burien. Stella Cameron is a bestselling author in contemporary and historical romance; now she’s taking... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thursday, May 7, runs through Oct. 29

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thursday, May 7, runs through Oct. 29

Discover Burien will put on its weekly Farmers Market starting Thursday, May 7, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m and every Thursday through Oct. 29 at Burien Town Square Park at 5th Place SW & SW 152nd Street. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Buy local, buy handmade’ at Moshier Spring Pottery Sale Saturday!

REMINDER: ‘Buy local, buy handmade’ at Moshier Spring Pottery Sale Saturday!

REMINDER: The Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held this Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th in Burien. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier... [Read more]

COUPON: Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival opens this Friday night!

COUPON: Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival opens this Friday night!

REMINDER: Four all-new plays by Washington playwrights will be featured in the 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival, which opens at Burien Actors Theatre this Friday night, May 1, and runs... [Read more]