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Poverty Bay Wine Festival returns to where it all began on Fri.-Sat. March 6-7

Poverty Bay Wine Festival returns to where it all began on Fri.-Sat. March 6-7

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival will return to where it all began next Friday and Saturday, March 6–7, at the newly remodeled Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. For the past decade, the Des Moines Rotary... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: classic daylight/basement Burien Rambler

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: classic daylight/basement Burien Rambler

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday and Sunday from Noon–3 p.m. – is a classic Daylight/Basement rambler in Burien! This... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: CC’s Lounge closing, selling off everything inside

INTERN’S VIEW: CC’s Lounge closing, selling off everything inside

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School Walking along SW 152nd Street on Thursday (Feb. 26), I noticed a sign that read: “Closing soon, open to the public…” …in... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn how to stay healthy at Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Mar. 2

Learn how to stay healthy at Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Mar. 2

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living will be hosting King County Medic One/Emergency Medical Services on Monday, March 2, starting at 2 p.m.: Staying Independent and Healthy – Preventing... [Read more]

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

We’ve been serving as Mentors to students at Burien’s Big Picture High School since 2009, and this year we’re proud to have Sterling Paris as our newest – and fourth – Intern. Sterling... [Read more]

Tom Gehl’s retirement Open House will be this Sunday, March 1

Tom Gehl’s retirement Open House will be this Sunday, March 1

This Sunday (March 1) will be a very special day, long awaited for Tom Gehl and his wife Jolene, owners of Gehl’s Flowers and Gifts located in downtown Burien. Tom opened Gehl’s Flowers & Gifts... [Read more]

UPDATE: Haggen announces takeover, store closure dates for Burien Albertsons

UPDATE: Haggen announces takeover, store closure dates for Burien Albertsons

Haggen – which is acquiring the Burien Albertsons at 12725 First Ave. South, as well as a Safeway in Renton – announced takeover and closure dates for its new stores: Burien 6:00, Sunday March 8... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by local Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by local Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Local care providers Home Helpers & Direct Link (an Advertiser) announced their partnership with Veterans Care Coordination to offer the Aid and Attendance Pension benefit to our local community of... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Aacres holding hiring event on Thursday, March 5

JOBS: Aacres holding hiring event on Thursday, March 5

Aacres will be holding an onsite hiring event on Thursday, March 5: Aacres was founded in 1974 on the philosophy of providing individualized community supports for people with developmental disabilities.... [Read more]

JOB: Normandy Park Senior Living looking to hire Bus Driver/Activity Assistant

JOB: Normandy Park Senior Living looking to hire Bus Driver/Activity Assistant

Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living is looking to hire an Activity Assistant. Here are the details: This is a part time job, approximately 30 hours per week. Primary duty will be to drive 14 passenger... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Alafair Antique & Estate Company holding huge sale this Saturday

Alafair Antique & Estate Company holding huge sale this Saturday

Alafair Antique & Estate Company (previously The Estate House) will be holding its yearly Spring Fling 20% OFF Sale this weekend, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Some items... [Read more]

Burien City Council hears raucous protest over its ‘trespass’ ordinances Monday

Burien City Council hears raucous protest over its ‘trespass’ ordinances Monday

It was a noisy and unusual Monday night (Feb. 23), as the Burien’s City Council heard loud arguments and heated discussions over a piece of legislation opponents say makes homelessness a crime in the city…

Sponsored Post Real(?) Estate: Can you buy real estate without ever seeing it?

Real(?) Estate: Can you buy real estate without ever seeing it?

by Matt Parker This is definitely ill-advised, but we’re probably not more than a few years away from this becoming acceptable standard practice. Here’s a fully interactive 3D tour of a nearly... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Senior Living welcomes Dr. James Buttitta as Medical Director

Normandy Park Senior Living welcomes Dr. James Buttitta as Medical Director

Normandy Park Senior Living and Memory Village announced that Dr. James Buttitta will be its new Medical Director of Memory Village. Dr. Buttitta graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical... [Read more]

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be Thursday at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be Thursday at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

The next conversation about the Burien Foodshed Project is set for this Thursday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. at Pit Stop Bottle Shop, located at 216 SW 153rd Street. Do you care where your food comes from and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 1-BD condo priced to sell at just $129,950!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 1-BD condo priced to sell at just $129,950!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday from 1–4 p.m. – is a move-in ready, one-bedroom condo in the Viewcrest Community priced... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Franciscan to build 52,000 s.f. office building at Thrift Store site

B-TOWN BIZ: Franciscan to build 52,000 s.f. office building at Thrift Store site

Franciscan Health Systems is planning on building a new 52,000 square foot Medical Office Building at the location that formerly housed a Salvation Army Thrift Store at 16033 First Ave South. The lot... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Tin Room Bar holding FREE Wine Tasting this Thursday night

Advertiser Tin Room Bar holding FREE Wine Tasting this Thursday night

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater – located at 923 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien – will be holding its monthly FREE Wine Tasting this Thursday night, Feb. 19, from 5 – 7 p.m. Here’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living’s Country Breakfast is Friday

Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living’s Country Breakfast is Friday

Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living is hosting a country breakfast this Friday, Feb. 20, from 8 – 9:30 a.m., as a benefit for Relay for Life of Highline. “We fundraise as a community,”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Enjoy ‘Parents Night Out’ at Matt Griffin YMCA on Saturday, Feb. 21

Enjoy ‘Parents Night Out’ at Matt Griffin YMCA on Saturday, Feb. 21

If you’re looking for an after-Valentine’s Day excuse to get away from the kids, Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA has the solution on Saturday, Feb. 21: PARENTS NIGHT OUT! Saturday, February 21st... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Cove’s ‘Sweetheart Dance’ will be Saturday, Feb. 21

Normandy Park Cove’s ‘Sweetheart Dance’ will be Saturday, Feb. 21

On Saturday, Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m., the Normandy Park Community Club (the Cove) will host their annual Sweetheart Dance. Live dance music will be provided by the 20-piece Portage Bay Big Band (pictured... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Who’s the punk who pulled the ‘g’ off the ‘Angelo’s of Burien’ sign?

PHOTOS: Who’s the punk who pulled the ‘g’ off the ‘Angelo’s of Burien’ sign?

Andrew Ricci of Angelo’s of Burien wants to know who pulled the “g” off their wood-cut Angelo’s sign at around 4:44 a.m. on Sunday morning (Feb. 8) – recognize this punk? “We... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: From fish & chips to coffee, old Skippers will become a Starbucks

B-TOWN BIZ: From fish & chips to coffee, old Skippers will become a Starbucks

Photo by Sterling Paris.   The old Skipper’s restaurant at the corner of SW 148th and Ambaum Blvd. SW is currently undergoing renovations to become a Starbucks, according to Dan Trimble, Economic... [Read more]

Cove to Clover offering Corporate Team Contest at March 15 fundraiser event

Cove to Clover offering Corporate Team Contest at March 15 fundraiser event

Cove to Clover will be offering a Corporate Team Contest at this year’s event – set for Sunday, March 15 – with the Grand Prize being a Challenge Course Team Building Adventure (by Y.E.T.I.): High... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs from Feb. 16 & 17, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac. “Schools Out! Need plans for your child during the February Winter Break?... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: After 44 years, Gehl Flowers & Gifts’ Owner is retiring

INTERN’S VIEW: After 44 years, Gehl Flowers & Gifts’ Owner is retiring

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School Rewind with me back to 1971 (long long before I was born)… The Beatles broke up, we had soldiers in Vietnam (and protests... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by Home Helpers & Direct Link office

This week, care providers Home Helpers & Direct Link (an Advertiser) announced their partnership with Veterans Care Coordination to offer the Aid and Attendance Pension benefit to our local community... [Read more]

Customers out for test drive surprised when armed cops pull them over

Customers out for test drive surprised when armed cops pull them over

On Saturday, Feb. 7, the Burien Police Department scared the heck out of some customers taking a used car out for a test drive when they pulled them over with guns drawn. “Unfortunately the dealership... [Read more]