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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]

Four Burien businesses named ‘Best’ for Waste Prevention & Recycling

Four Burien businesses named ‘Best’ for Waste Prevention & Recycling

Businesses small and large across King County – including four in Burien – are being honored for their commitment to recycling and waste prevention – diverting tons of recyclable materials from... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Fabulous Normandy Park 4/5-Bedroom

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Fabulous Normandy Park 4/5-Bedroom

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, July 26 – is a fabulous Normandy Park 4 (or 5) bedroom, 5-bath home on 1/2 an acre! Walk... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has announced a $25,000 gift to Highline Public Schools to support school athletic programs, including the much-needed replacement of athletic equipment. “We are deeply grateful for Alaska... [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]

‘Point of Order’ debate night reveals Burien Council enduring political split

‘Point of Order’ debate night reveals Burien Council enduring political split

by Jack Mayne What was intended to be a simple discussion of how the Burien City Council wanted to spend $55,000 on how to provide care for homeless people in the city turned into a marathon battle filled... [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]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Robbins and Company Has TWO IMMEDIATE Positions Available

JOBS: Robbins and Company Has TWO IMMEDIATE Positions Available

Robbins and Company Has TWO IMMEDIATE Positions Available! About Our Company: Robbins and Company is the LEADER in foundation repair and drainage for Washington State, and you will be trained on our state-of-the-art... [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]

New ‘trespass’ ordinance passed; Burien now ranked 91st Safest City

New ‘trespass’ ordinance passed; Burien now ranked 91st Safest City

by Jack Mayne The old trespass law is gone, but there is a new one to take its place despite the sustained efforts of Councilmember Lauren Berkowitz. Police Chief Scott Kimerer also told Councilmembers... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Cheveux Design’s Master Colorist transforms ‘Oops!’ to <i>‘Oooh!’</i>

Cheveux Design’s Master Colorist transforms ‘Oops!’ to ‘Oooh!’

Barbara West-Gavin of Cheveux Design. Cheveux Design’s Master Colorist can transform “Oops!” to “Oooh!” Let’s face it, coloring your hair doesn’t always go the... [Read more]

Power outage affects over 7800 in Burien Tuesday morning

Power outage affects over 7800 in Burien Tuesday morning

Seattle City Light is reporting that an equipment failure is responsible for a power outage that affected over 7,800 customers in Burien, starting at 7:39 a.m. Tuesday morning, July 21: City Light adds... [Read more]

Two Burien restaurants closed for operating without valid food permits

Two Burien restaurants closed for operating without valid food permits

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on Monday (July 20) that they have closed the following two Burien restaurants: Mejora Tu Vida – Burien, 7/20/15 13607 Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Pit Stop Bottle Shop looking to hire Servers, Bartenders and Cooks

JOBS: Pit Stop Bottle Shop looking to hire Servers, Bartenders and Cooks

From Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop comes this job listing: We are a 21 and over only taproom and bottle shop in Burien, and we have been open for almost 1 year. We are looking for some part time and... [Read more]

Burien Toastmasters has a new meeting time

Burien Toastmasters has a new meeting time

The Toastmasters International club, Growthmasters Club #4801, recently changed its meeting time to 12:00 p.m. at Burien Evangelical Church at 500 SW 146th Street, across from the Burien Community Center. Growthmasters... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Save 50% at Statements Home Decor now through July 31

Save 50% at Statements Home Decor now through July 31

Save 50% at Statements Home Decor now through July 31! Long a favorite in the Olde Burien landscape, Statements Home Decor offers exquisite gifts, jewelry and furnishings for the home and garden. Now... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Don’t miss ‘Mommy & Me Fashion Show’ at Olde Burien Block Party Saturday

Don’t miss ‘Mommy & Me Fashion Show’ at Olde Burien Block Party Saturday

Don’t miss the “Mommy and Me Fashion Show” at the Olde Burien Block Party this Saturday, starting at 2:30 p.m.! “Fashionable Moms and tots know that Olde Burien is the place to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Sat. Open House: Des Moines Waterfront View Condo

Berkshire Hathaway Sat. Open House: Des Moines Waterfront View Condo

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, July 18 – is a great Des Moines waterfront view condo! Enjoy a waterfront community with... [Read more]

Burien business closed for second time by Public Health – Seattle & King County

Burien business closed for second time by Public Health – Seattle & King County

Club Vida Saludable, a “personal coaching” business located at 12009 Des Moines Memorial Drive in Burien (map below), was closed for a second time on July 16, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. by Public... [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]

Burien Police Department seeking public’s help identifying tire theft suspect

Burien Police Department seeking public’s help identifying tire theft suspect

The Burien Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying this theft suspect, accused of stealing four tires from a local business: Police say that once the tires were installed, he... [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]

Discover Burien’s ‘Boiling Point’ Seafood Boil & Fundraiser will be Saturday, Aug. 8

Discover Burien’s ‘Boiling Point’ Seafood Boil & Fundraiser will be Saturday, Aug. 8

Discover Burien’s first-ever ‘Boiling Point’ Seafood Boil and Fundraiser will be held starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8 on the beach of Seahurst Park, located at 1600 SW Seahurst Park Road in... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: New ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ opens at SW 152nd & Ambaum Blvd. SW

B-TOWN BIZ: New ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ opens at SW 152nd & Ambaum Blvd. SW

The brand new Hot Feet Fitness – located at 816 SW 152nd Street (where the old Start Fresh Market/Goodie Gumdrops was located) – has ‘soft opened,’ and is offering free classes through... [Read more]

LETTER: Kennedy Catholic High School presents their case about athletic field

LETTER: Kennedy Catholic High School presents their case about athletic field

[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:] Kennedy Catholic has submitted a land... [Read more]

WABI Burien installs several more Bike Racks in Burien

WABI Burien installs several more Bike Racks in Burien

WABI Burien recently installed several new bike racks; here’s a report from their website: In March, when writing the Downtown Burien Bike Rack Project Wrap-up, there were still 6 bike racks awaiting... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Greg Johnston, Author of ‘Washington’s Pacific Coast’ at Page 2 Books Saturday

Meet Greg Johnston, Author of ‘Washington’s Pacific Coast’ at Page 2 Books Saturday

Greg Johnston, Author of “Washington’s Pacific Coast,” will be doing a book signing at Advertiser Page 2 Books at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 18. Washington’s coast is a unique adventure destination... [Read more]