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REMINDER: Celtic Folk Pop at ‘Music in the Park’ tonight with Gothard Sisters

REMINDER: Celtic Folk Pop at ‘Music in the Park’ tonight with Gothard Sisters

REMINDER : Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ continues TONIGHT – Thursday, July 19 – with Celtic Folk Pop from the Gothard Sisters – and will continue at Lake Burien School Memorial... [Read more]

PHOTOS: New International Arrivals facility under construction at Sea-Tac

PHOTOS: New International Arrivals facility under construction at Sea-Tac

Story & Photos by Elston Hill The Port of Seattle is building a new, expanded international arrivals facility at Sea-Tac Airport. The current 1970s vintage facility in the south terminal is inadequate... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE All-Day Music & Community Festival will be in Des Moines Sat., Aug. 11

FREE All-Day Music & Community Festival will be in Des Moines Sat., Aug. 11

A FREE All-Day Music and Community Festival will be held in Des Moines on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. All are welcome to enjoy a fun-filled day featuring multiple live bands, food for... [Read more]

Olde Burien Block Party will rock SW 152nd Street on Saturday, July 21, 2018

Olde Burien Block Party will rock SW 152nd Street on Saturday, July 21, 2018

The annual Olde Burien Block party will rock SW 152nd Street on Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Olde Burien! The all-day event will be held on SW 152nd Street between Ambaum Blvd. and 10th Ave SW, from Noon... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ will light up Dottie Harper Park Sat., Sept. 8!

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ will light up Dottie Harper Park Sat., Sept. 8!

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ – Burien’s fabulous Lantern Festival and Procession – will light up Dottie Harper Park on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. This magical evening in the forest... [Read more]

Normandy Park’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ starts this Sunday at Marvista Park

Normandy Park’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ starts this Sunday at Marvista Park

Normandy Park’s FREE summer music concerts and Pre-funk Leisure Games start this Sunday, July 15 at the gazebo in Marvista Park. Pre-funk starts at 4:30 p.m., and concerts begin at 5 p.m. Bring... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Disaster drill held at Boeing Field Thursday

PHOTOS: Disaster drill held at Boeing Field Thursday

Story & Photos by Elston Hill EDITOR’S NOTE: On Thursday, July 12, Boeing Field hosted an exercise in which the airport served as the main transport center for people “injured” in a fictional... [Read more]

48 Hour Film Project kicks-off at Burien’s Zoo Break Stage this Friday

48 Hour Film Project kicks-off at Burien’s Zoo Break Stage this Friday

The 48 Hour Film Project comes back to Seattle for a 14th year this Friday, July 13, with a kick-off event being held at Burien’s Zoo Break Stage. The kickoff event will be held at Zoo Break Stage... [Read more]

HELP NEEDED: Theft of 3D printer at Burien school leaves student program flat

HELP NEEDED: Theft of 3D printer at Burien school leaves student program flat

Over Spring Break 2018, Big Picture Secondary School in Burien was broken into and a teacher’s personal 3D printer was stolen. Student projects using the printer came to an abrupt halt and could... [Read more]

REMINDER: Norman Baker & The Backroads kick-off ‘Music in the Park’ Thursday

REMINDER: Norman Baker & The Backroads kick-off ‘Music in the Park’ Thursday

REMINDER: Burien’s annual ‘Music in the Park’ will kick-off at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday, July 12, and continue every Thursday at Lake Burien School Memorial Park through Aug. 16. Opening... [Read more]

FREE ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ is July 21 at Lake Burien School Memorial Park

FREE ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ is July 21 at Lake Burien School Memorial Park

Grab your lawn chairs and come see FREE ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ on Saturday, July 21, at Lake Burien School Memorial Park, located 1620 SW 149th Street in Burien. The performance of “Henry... [Read more]

Downtown window exhibits showcase Art from Heather Danso & Tory Franklin

Downtown window exhibits showcase Art from Heather Danso & Tory Franklin

“School Girls” by Heather Danso. Recycled house paint & drop cloth, Acrylic tints, acrylic media; 42” x 33” x 1.5” http://winddancemotion.com Six-scene installation that changed... [Read more]

VIDEO: Raw footage of Wednesday’s 2018 Independence Day Parade

VIDEO: Raw footage of Wednesday’s 2018 Independence Day Parade

We set up our live streaming camera across from one of Burien’s most important landmarks – The Hobnobber Tavern – on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, and broadcast the city’s 97th annual Independence... [Read more]

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

We first posted this video on July 4, 2010, but we love it so much we thought it was worth a rerun on this national holiday: Out of the red, white and blue, it occurred to us that our third President,... [Read more]

Burien Park’s ‘Music (& Theater) in the Park’ starts Thursday, July 12

Burien Park’s ‘Music (& Theater) in the Park’ starts Thursday, July 12

Burien’s annual ‘Music in the Park’ starts Thursday, July 12, and will continue at Lake Burien School Memorial Park through Aug. 16. This year will also feature Shakespeare in the Park,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Special Olympics Torch Run lights up Burien

PHOTOS: Special Olympics Torch Run lights up Burien

Last Saturday, June 30, the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run cruised through Burien, holding a rally, meeting local officials, with athletes proudly running with a torch through the streets while... [Read more]

Artist Reception for James Lilly will be Tuesday at Burien Community Center

Artist Reception for James Lilly will be Tuesday at Burien Community Center

Burien Arts Association invites all to attend an Artist Reception for James Lilly this Tuesday, July 3, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Ave SW. His art features Pacific... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien’s new & FREE ‘Great Day of Play’ is this Saturday

REMINDER: Burien’s new & FREE ‘Great Day of Play’ is this Saturday

REMINDER: Burien’s new – and FREE – ‘Great Day of Play’ will be held this Saturday, June 30, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.at Moshier Fields & Art Center. Join in and have FUN at the Great Day... [Read more]

VIDEO: Community celebrates nation’s first UFO & ‘Man In Black’ sighting

VIDEO: Community celebrates nation’s first UFO & ‘Man In Black’ sighting

Hosted in Des Moines by the Woodmont Country Club, the Maury Island Incident Historical Society’s Annual 2018 Meeting was highlighted recently with a solstice-sunset bonfire and “burning of the saucer,”... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre says ‘Thank you, thank you, thank you for 2017-18!’

Burien Actors Theatre says ‘Thank you, thank you, thank you for 2017-18!’

From our friends at Burien Actors Theatre: The close of HERE // HEAR – REVIEW HERE – on June 24 ended BAT’s 2017-18 season. By all accounts, the season was a success. However, that is only because... [Read more]

PHOTO: Moon, Mt. Rainier & smoke from Tuesday’s Duwamish River barge fire

PHOTO: Moon, Mt. Rainier & smoke from Tuesday’s Duwamish River barge fire

Courtesy Mary Ann Newton comes this photo, taken Tuesday night, June 26, showing the smoke plume from a barge fire on the Duwamish River, along with the moon and Mt. Rainier (click image to view larger... [Read more]

‘Bigfoot Northwest Script Challenge’ will award $6,500 to next great screenwriters

‘Bigfoot Northwest Script Challenge’ will award $6,500 to next great screenwriters

A new creative contest – the Bigfoot Northwest Script Challenge – is ready to award $6,500 and unparalleled Hollywood access to the next great voices in screenwriting. Top film industry professionals... [Read more]

Burien’s 97th Independence Day Parade is the oldest in King County

Burien’s 97th Independence Day Parade is the oldest in King County

Proudly in its 97th year, the city of Burien’s 4th of July Independence day parade – sponsored by PCC Community Markets and Yarington Funeral Home – is the oldest and one of the best attended in... [Read more]

Tickets on sale now for Hi-Liners’ ‘The Lion King Jr.’ & ‘Into The Woods’

Tickets on sale now for Hi-Liners’ ‘The Lion King Jr.’ & ‘Into The Woods’

Tickets on sale now! www.hi-liners.org The Lion King Jr. July 12-15 The Burien Annex Join Simba, Rafiki, Mufasa, Timon and Pumbaa for this classic story of a lion cub prince who leaves the Pride Lands... [Read more]