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REMINDER: 4th of July Parade starts at 3pm Saturday, follows new route (w/map)

REMINDER: 4th of July Parade starts at 3pm Saturday, follows new route (w/map)

REMINDER: Burien’s 94th annual 4th of July Parade will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, and will follow a new route this year! This event is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: John Knox Community Preschool hiring Lead Teacher & Teacher Assistants

JOBS: John Knox Community Preschool hiring Lead Teacher & Teacher Assistants

John Knox Community Preschool is looking to hire a Leader Teacher and Teacher Assistants: To apply, email marla@jkpcusa.org with the subject line “Lead Teacher Fall 2015.” John Knox Community... [Read more]

STOLEN: Another bike theft: Motobecane Mirage stolen from in front of Safeway

STOLEN: Another bike theft: Motobecane Mirage stolen from in front of Safeway

Another bike was stolen this week – this time from in front of the Burien Safeway: It’s a “Motobecane Mirage,” which says 61 cm on the stem. It is a new, custom bike, shiny green... [Read more]

July’s B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

July’s B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

The July B-Town Beat is set for this Thursday night, July 2, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien. This month the theme will be “Craft Madness!” “We’ll have crafts, music and art for every... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Watch Grateful Dead concert, 4th of July Parade at Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop

Watch Grateful Dead concert, 4th of July Parade at Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop

Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop wants our Readers to know that they’ll be holding two special events related to the 4th of July this weekend: Friday, July 3: Grateful Dead ‘Fare Thee Well’... [Read more]

Burien businessman makes video about city’s parking issue, gets on local TV

Burien businessman makes video about city’s parking issue, gets on local TV

Burien businessman John White, who first got attention for his disdain of the city’s parking regulations by writing a Letter to the Editor to the blog (read it here), has created a video explaining his... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Foundation’s Golf Tournament fundraiser is July 23

Highline Medical Center Foundation’s Golf Tournament fundraiser is July 23

The Highline Medical Center Foundation’s 32nd Annual Golf Classic fundraiser will be held on Thursday, July 23 at The Golf Club at Newcastle. There are plenty of opportunities to show off your skills... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce recently awarded $11,000 to Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center, to help the school build a composites lab in their autobody tech program. Left to right:... [Read more]

Sound Transit asks: ‘Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?’

Sound Transit asks: ‘Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?’

Sounds Transit is asking residents: “Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?” “Citizens from Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila connect to multiple destinations... [Read more]

PODCAST: SeaTac tries to re-brand Code Compliance; Comment of Week & more

PODCAST: SeaTac tries to re-brand Code Compliance; Comment of Week & more

Here’s episode #8 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 Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing waterfront near tip of 3 Tree Point!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing waterfront near tip of 3 Tree Point!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 – is an amazing 3-bedroom waterfront home near the tip... [Read more]

The 94th annual Independence Day Parade will march through Burien July 4!

The 94th annual Independence Day Parade will march through Burien July 4!

This post was updated with a new map on June 29, 2015: Now in it’s 94th year, the city of Burien’s 4th of July parade is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County, and this year it will... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground broken on new Merrill Garden, Pillar construction

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground broken on new Merrill Garden, Pillar construction

On Thursday afternoon (June 25), under 80+ degree, sunny blue skies, the City of Burien – in partnership with Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties and Legacy Partners – celebrated the groundbreaking... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s says ‘Welcome to La Isla de Cuba!’ with Cuban menu

Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s says ‘Welcome to La Isla de Cuba!’ with Cuban menu

Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s says “Welcome to La Isla de Cuba! We have unique and flavorful blends of delicious Cuban cuisine!” Here’s what’s on their menu: BREAKFAST: Mojo... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL NOTICE: Notice of Public Hearing for Duwamish Area Annexation

LEGAL NOTICE: Notice of Public Hearing for Duwamish Area Annexation

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Washington State Boundary Review Board for King County Yesler Building, Room 240 400 Yesler Way Seattle WA 98104 (206) 477-0633  TTY: 711 CITY OF SEATTLE DUWAMISH AREA ANNEXATION... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist wanted for clinic in Burien

JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist wanted for clinic in Burien

JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist Wanted for a Mental Health/Medical Clinic in Burien: FRONT DESK/RECEPTIONIST WANTED FOR MENTAL HEALTH/MEDICAL CLINIC Compensation: $12 – $15 per hour DOE We are... [Read more]

LETTER: Small Business Owner seeking others having problems with City

LETTER: Small Business Owner seeking others having problems with City

[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:] HAVE YOU TRIED TO OPEN A small LOCAL BUSINESS... [Read more]

Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village launches new Art Gallery

Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village launches new Art Gallery

There’s a new art gallery coming to the area this Thursday, June 25, at Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village, located at 16625 1st Ave South in Normandy Park. Named the Normandy... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Frankie’s B-Town Bistro offering Copper River Salmon for Father’s Day

Frankie’s B-Town Bistro offering Copper River Salmon for Father’s Day

Advertiser Frankie’s B-Town Bistro wants all our Readers to know that they’ll be serving up a special Copper River Sockeye Salmon Dinner on Father’s day (Sunday, June 21), for just $26.... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I am astounded by disrespect shown to Burien & Strawberry Festival’

LETTER: ‘I am astounded by disrespect shown to Burien & Strawberry Festival’

[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:] I am astounded by the disrespect shown... [Read more]

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for AARF will be June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for AARF will be June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

The 7th annual ‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for the Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation (AARF) will be held from 7 – 10 p.m. on Friday, June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop. “This is our... [Read more]

PODCAST: Normandy Park Police arrest Child Rapist, Comment of Week & more

PODCAST: Normandy Park Police arrest Child Rapist, Comment of Week & more

Here’s episode #7 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]

Friday was definitely a good day to be a Duckling in downtown Burien

Friday was definitely a good day to be a Duckling in downtown Burien

Friday (June 19) was a good day for ducklings in downtown Burien. Bunny Critch offered the following account of this morning’s excitement: “I spotted Mama Duck and her ducklings walking in front of... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding Teacher Recruiting Event Wednesday, June 24

Highline Public Schools holding Teacher Recruiting Event Wednesday, June 24

Highline Public Schools will be holding a Teacher Recruiting Event on Wednesday, June 24, from 3 – 5 p.m. at the District office at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. Meet Highline principals and assistant... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Beautiful 3-BD for just $379,000!

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Beautiful 3-BD for just $379,000!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, June 20 – is a beautiful 3-bedroom home, priced at just $379,000! Sitting high in this... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Demolition starts to make way for new CHI Franciscan offices

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Demolition starts to make way for new CHI Franciscan offices

On Wednesday, June 17, workers from GLY Construction began demolishing two buildings – at 16033 and 16043 1st Ave South in Burien – to make way for a new medical office complex for CHI Franciscan Health. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Need physical therapy? Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates can help!

Need physical therapy? Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates can help!

“Do you need physical therapy? See the therapists at Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates.” You are the most important member of your healthcare team and are entitled to choose your fellow... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Olde Burien Block Party will be held on Saturday, July 18

SAVE THE DATE: Olde Burien Block Party will be held on Saturday, July 18

The annual Olde Burien Block Party will be held from Noon – 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 18. There will be lots of live music, beer gardens, food and more in Olde Burien on SW 152nd Street, between 9th... [Read more]