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PODCAST: Burien family needs help after fire; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

PODCAST: Burien family needs help after fire; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

Here’s lucky episode #13 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]

REMINDER: FREE Shakespeare in the Park at Dottie Harper Park Saturday

REMINDER: FREE Shakespeare in the Park at Dottie Harper Park Saturday

Burien Arts Association’s FREE open-air Shakespeare in the Park production of “Much Ado About Nothing” will be this Saturday, Aug. 1, at Dottie Harper Park (421 SW 146th Street), from 7 –... [Read more]

Exhibit featuring Artist United members opens at Community Center Aug. 4

Exhibit featuring Artist United members opens at Community Center Aug. 4

There will be a show of 18 Artist United members at the Burien Community Center, running from Aug. 4 thru the end of October. There will be an opening reception for the show on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears end home season with win over Honkers

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears end home season with win over Honkers

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Blue Angels’ dramatic practice flights take off from Boeing Field

PHOTOS: Blue Angels’ dramatic practice flights take off from Boeing Field

The Blue Angels have been taking off this week – just a stone’s throw from Burien – at Boeing Field, and resident Elston Hill and his wife Jackline went out Thursday morning (July 30) and took... [Read more]

The August B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Aug. 6

The August B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Aug. 6

August’s B-Town Beat is coming to downtown Burien on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. “We’ll have crafts, music and art for every taste in addition to plenty of visual art and photography,”... [Read more]

Northwest Mural Masters will be creating live Art in Burien this weekend

Northwest Mural Masters will be creating live Art in Burien this weekend

A group of Artists will be presenting a weekend of live art this coming Friday, July 31, through Sunday, Aug. 2 at the ‘Art Alley” located behind SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. The event... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

Resident Elston Hill (along with his wife Jackline) spent Tuesday morning (July 28) on the tarmac at Boeing Field, where they captured some great photos of the fundraiser Plane Pull competition between... [Read more]

Here’s what to expect at this Thursday’s Burien Farmers Market

Here’s what to expect at this Thursday’s Burien Farmers Market

Discover Burien – along with their Seasoned Chefs – will be welcoming guest Chef Heidi Pomeroy to the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday (July 30), along with an outdoor yoga class from Bikram Yoga. Pomeroy... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: We are lucky to live near the Museum of Flight, a first-class air museum located at 9404 E. Marginal Way South, near Boeing Field in Tukwila. Admission is $20 for... [Read more]

REMINDER: There are two FREE ‘Music in the Park’ concerts this week

REMINDER: There are two FREE ‘Music in the Park’ concerts this week

Our friends from the city want to remind our Readers that there will be two FREE ‘Music in the Park’ concerts this week: Wednesday, July 29: world music/acapella with “Abrace” (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Abr%C3%A1ce/117949546247)... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery presents ‘Deciduous Sky’ exhibit in August

Burien Arts Gallery presents ‘Deciduous Sky’ exhibit in August

“Olive Grove” by Julie Devine. ​”Verbascum” by Julie Devine. “Deciduous Sky” is the title of Burien Arts Gallery’s August exhibit featuring landscape artist Julie... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears take on Seattle Studs, but lose in 9th

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears take on Seattle Studs, but lose in 9th

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien City Council problems; Sea-Tac’s new airport runway + more

PODCAST: Burien City Council problems; Sea-Tac’s new airport runway + more

Here’s episode #12 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]

Got Art? Come stroll Burien’s 3rd Annual Public Art Walk-n-Talk Sunday, Aug. 2

Got Art? Come stroll Burien’s 3rd Annual Public Art Walk-n-Talk Sunday, Aug. 2

WABI Burien will be holding its 3rd annual Public Art ‘Walk-n-Talk’ on Sunday, Aug. 2, starting at 2 p.m. Here’s more info: Come join the 3rd Annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk as we... [Read more]

PHOTOS: There’s a new crane hanging out over downtown Burien

PHOTOS: There’s a new crane hanging out over downtown Burien

WABI Burien’s Maureen Hoffmann sent us this pic, showing the new crane over downtown Burien – including Eric Dickman and Maggie Larrick of Burien Actors Theatre – at the Farmers Market on Thursday: The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Three Tree Point Blues Band will play Tin Room Bar this Saturday afternoon

Three Tree Point Blues Band will play Tin Room Bar this Saturday afternoon

There will be Live Music at the Tin Room Bar this Saturday, July 25, featuring the “Three Tree Point Blues Band”! The band will play from 2 – 4 p.m. The Tin Room is located at 923 SW 152nd... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery broken into early Thursday morning

Burien Arts Gallery broken into early Thursday morning

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was updated with a quote and donation info on Friday, July 24, 2015. Anthony from Novus in Burien replaced the broken windows Thursday, July 23. The Burien Arts Gallery... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Wooden Business Cards available now at Advertiser Burien Trophy

Wooden Business Cards available now at Advertiser Burien Trophy

Ever given your business card to someone and wondered whether they’ll still have it a week from now? Well, you can pretty much guarantee the longevity of your cards with the high-quality wooden... [Read more]

Enjoy FREE Shakespeare in the (Dottie Harper) Park this Saturday night!

Enjoy FREE Shakespeare in the (Dottie Harper) Park this Saturday night!

Burien Arts Association will be hosting a FREE open-air Shakespeare in the Park production of “The Two Noble Kinsmen” from 7 – 9:30 p.m. this Saturday, July 25, at Dottie Harper Park. Bring your... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Alafair Antique & Estate Company holding Summer Blowout Sale this weekend

Alafair Antique & Estate Company holding Summer Blowout Sale this weekend

Advertiser Alafair Antique & Estate Company will be holding a huge Summer Inventory BLOWOUT SALE – with 40-70% entire store – all this weekend! Includes all furniture, vintage movie posters,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears struggle, lose against Everett Merchants

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears struggle, lose against Everett Merchants

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Crescent Moon Sunset

PHOTOS: A Crescent Moon Sunset

Resident Elston Hill captured another amazing Sunset from Burien Sunday night (July 19), showcasing the crescent Moon, an airplane, and some beautiful cloud formations (click images to see larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway underway

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway underway

The Port of Seattle is reconstructing Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway (designated as 16C/34C), originally built in 1969, and scheduled to be completed and re-opened on Oct. 30, 2015. The project... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Did you see that amazing sunset?

PHOTOS: Did you see that amazing sunset?

Resident Elston Hill sent us these two photos of Thursday night’s (July 16) amazing sunset – did you see it?  Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: If you’ve got a great photo... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Bears, Fireworks highlight opening night of Jubilee Days

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Bears, Fireworks highlight opening night of Jubilee Days

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Linda Dougherty, long active in Burien Arts Association, passes away

Linda Dougherty, long active in Burien Arts Association, passes away

The Burien Arts Association is sad to report the death of long-time Burien Arts board member Linda Dougherty on July 7. “Linda was an active member of Burien Arts since its early days, served more than... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village expands Community Art Gallery

Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village expands Community Art Gallery

Normandy Park Art Gallery celebrated its grand opening last month with over 60 attendees, featuring art from five local artists, and will expand this month adding work from three Artists-In-Residence.... [Read more]