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Seattle Southside Chamber will partner up with Seattle Metropolitan Chamber

Seattle Southside Chamber will partner up with Seattle Metropolitan Chamber

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce and the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce on Monday (July 24) announced a new partnership, with a goal to “better and more strategically promote... [Read more]

THANKS READERS – 1st half 2017 Blog traffic stats up +30% over 2016!

THANKS READERS – 1st half 2017 Blog traffic stats up +30% over 2016!

Website traffic for The B-Town Blog is up over +30% – with impressions up +52% – for the first half of 2017 vs 2016, according to independent statistics from Google Analytics: Check out the difference... [Read more]

Katalia’s Community Corner: Meet Shirley Hays of the Forest Fairy Bakery

Katalia’s Community Corner: Meet Shirley Hays of the Forest Fairy Bakery

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Please welcome our newest Writer, 17-year old Katalia Alexander, a journalism student at Mt. Rainier High School who nearly single-handedly led a successful effort to revive the school’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 6-BD Normandy Park with Beach Rights; 3-BD University Place

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 6-BD Normandy Park with Beach Rights; 3-BD University Place

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend, on both Saturday, July 22, and Sunday, July 23: The first home is a lovely 6-bedroom,... [Read more]

The next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, Aug. 4

The next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, Aug. 4

The next B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, August 4, throughout downtown Burien on SW 152nd Street between 4th and 10th Ave SW. Taste the arts, culture and charming... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘It’s time for an open discussion on who should lead Our City Council’

LETTER: ‘It’s time for an open discussion on who should lead Our City Council’

[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:] Dear Council Members, You and the Council... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Start your weekend with ‘ALOHA!’ at Acme Bowl’s Luau every Friday

Start your weekend with ‘ALOHA!’ at Acme Bowl’s Luau every Friday

Start your weekend with ALOHA! Every Friday from 4 – 9 p.m., join us on the patio at ACME Bowl for a Luau: Authentic Hawaiian Mixed Plates and Loco Moco – just $12.95 $6 Tiki Drinks – Mai Tai,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Life in Balance Physical Therapy looking to hire Part Time help

JOB: Life in Balance Physical Therapy looking to hire Part Time help

Life in Balance Physical Therapy – West Seattle and Burien
 Part Time 10-15 hrs/week plus fill in for vacations/sick days
. We are a PT clinic and we are looking for an experienced front desk professional... [Read more]

Highline Forum on July 26 will focus on economic development, 509 & airplanes

Highline Forum on July 26 will focus on economic development, 509 & airplanes

The next Highline Forum will be on Wednesday, July 26, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the City of SeaTac’s City Hall Council Chambers (4800 South 188th Street; map below). At the Highline Forum, members... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Here’s a chance to own a lovely home deep in the heart of Gregory Heights

Here’s a chance to own a lovely home deep in the heart of Gregory Heights

From Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty: An opportunity awaits you to own a lovely home deep in the heart in Gregory Heights, a Burien destination neighborhood named... [Read more]

Police Chief Kimerer says he’s retiring; Sheriff again explains sanctuary rules

Police Chief Kimerer says he’s retiring; Sheriff again explains sanctuary rules

By Jack Mayne Police Chief Scott Kimerer announced to the Burien City Council at Monday night’s session that he would be retiring on Sept. 1 after 38 years in law enforcement and as the chief of Burien... [Read more]

B-TOWN BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with City Council Pos. #5 Candidates

B-TOWN BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with City Council Pos. #5 Candidates

On July 6, 2017, we emailed out a list of 11 Questions to all candidates running for Burien City Council in the Primary election, which has an Aug. 1 voting deadline. We will be posting additional responses... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste wines from Italy this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

Taste wines from Italy this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: A Wine Tasting will be held this Thursday, July 20, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Rom Bar & Theater. This month’s tasting will feature wines from... [Read more]

B-TOWN BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with City Council Pos. #3 Candidates

B-TOWN BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with City Council Pos. #3 Candidates

On July 6, 2017, we emailed out a list of 11 Questions to all candidates running for Burien City Council in the Primary election, which has an Aug. 1 voting deadline. We will be posting additional responses... [Read more]

LETTER: Gary Wood is running for Burien City Council, Position #1

LETTER: Gary Wood is running for Burien City Council, Position #1

[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. During this election year, we are allowing... [Read more]

B-TOWN BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with City Council Pos. #1 Candidates

B-TOWN BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with City Council Pos. #1 Candidates

On July 6, 2017, we emailed out a list of 11 Questions to all candidates running for Burien City Council in the Primary election, which has an Aug. 1 voting deadline. Over the next several days we’ll... [Read more]

Workshop on marketing, engagement & more at Film Office Happy Hour Aug. 1

Workshop on marketing, engagement & more at Film Office Happy Hour Aug. 1

Photo by Lauren Max. Brad Wilke will lead an interactive digital workshop on marketing, audience engagement, and personal branding to help filmmakers at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Gregory Heights, West Seattle & Normandy Park

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Gregory Heights, West Seattle & Normandy Park

STB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding three Open Houses this weekend, including Friday, July 14, Saturday, July 15, and Sunday, July 16: This week’s... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: I’m still encouraging students to go into journalism

CLIFF’S EDGE: I’m still encouraging students to go into journalism

A few years back, about the time I retired from teaching journalism, I became comfortable with a question my former newspaper colleagues would frequently ask, often from behind a sneer: Are you still... [Read more]

New City Manager, sanctuary petition & more at Monday’s City Council meeting

New City Manager, sanctuary petition & more at Monday’s City Council meeting

The Burien City Council will hold its next regular meeting this coming Monday night, July 17, starting at 7 p.m. at City Hall. This meeting will likely mark the first public appearance of new City Manager... [Read more]

REMINDER: Olde Burien Block Party will rock the block all day this Saturday!

REMINDER: Olde Burien Block Party will rock the block all day this Saturday!

REMINDER: The annual Olde Burien Block party is set for all day this Saturday, July 15! The street will be closed from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. – come down to SW 152nd Street between Ambaum Blvd. SW and... [Read more]

Water/Sewer District Customer Open House is Thursday, July 13

Water/Sewer District Customer Open House is Thursday, July 13

This year’s King County Water District 125 and Valley View Sewer District Customer Appreciation Open House will be on Thursday, July 13, from Noon to 6 p.m. “Please join us for refreshments, meet... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: How to correctly set up Beneficiaries

DAL Law Firm: How to correctly set up Beneficiaries

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Selected by freepik How to Correctly Set Up Beneficiaries In our estate planning practice, we many times work with clients who have questions regarding their beneficiaries,... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Construction has begun on rebuilding SW 152nd Gateway Arch

FOLLOWUP: Construction has begun on rebuilding SW 152nd Gateway Arch

With the support columns in place, now all that’s needed is a new arch. Photo courtesy City of Burien. Construction has begun on replacing the “Downtown Burien” Gateway Arch in the 130... [Read more]