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Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>The Responsibility of Advocacy</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: The Responsibility of Advocacy

By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce As a parent, one of the most rewarding things I enjoy doing with my children is reading with them. Dr. Seuss was always a favorite... [Read more]

LETTER: Darla Green is running for Burien City Council, Position #5

LETTER: Darla Green is running for Burien City Council, Position #5

[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]

Sponsored Post Enter to win gift cards from 909 and Burgers & Barley at Farmers Market

Enter to win gift cards from 909 and Burgers & Barley at Farmers Market

This month – starting Thursday, July 6 – at the Burien Farmers Market, Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest will be raffling off a $25 gift certificates for 909 Coffee &... [Read more]

STUDY: Burien Actors Theatre brings additional $141,000 into City of Burien

STUDY: Burien Actors Theatre brings additional $141,000 into City of Burien

The University of Washington’s Foster School of Business recently came to B-Town to study Burien Actors Theatre’s economic impact on Burien, and their findings are impressive: The top line of... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate is hiring!

JOBS: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate is hiring!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest – with offices in Olde Burien – is looking to hire! “We are looking for new agents to join our team! Our company has a variety... [Read more]

Port of Seattle vows to meet Paris Agreement climate goals

Port of Seattle vows to meet Paris Agreement climate goals

The Port of Seattle on Tuesday (June 27) announced that it has joined the national coalition ‘We Are Still In,’ an alliance of governments, colleges, and businesses committed to meeting the... [Read more]

Northwest Bird Expo will be at Merrill Gardens this coming weekend, July 1-2

Northwest Bird Expo will be at Merrill Gardens this coming weekend, July 1-2

This coming weekend – July 1 and 2 – The Gilded Feather Foundation (a local non-profit organization) is hosting the first Northwest Bird Expo at Merrill Gardens.   Admission is $5 under 12 and... [Read more]

Ribbon cutting held Friday for new cold storage facility in Burien’s NERA

Ribbon cutting held Friday for new cold storage facility in Burien’s NERA

A Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening was held on Friday (June 23), welcoming Western Distribution Services, LLC to their new 241,140 square foot cold storage facility located in the Northeast Redevelopment... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Mayors’ Luncheon

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Mayors’ Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual Mayors’ Luncheon at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac on Friday, June 9, and below are videos and photos from the event. On hand at this annual... [Read more]

Burien Pride crowd exceeds expectations, raises $8,000 for local charities

Burien Pride crowd exceeds expectations, raises $8,000 for local charities

Supporters of Burien’s first-ever Pride celebration (The B-Town Blog was a Sponsor) came out in droves to celebrate at Burien Town Square Park on Saturday, June 3, and $8,000 was raised for local... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Burien Home on enormous corner lot!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Burien Home on enormous corner lot!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding one Open House this weekend, on both Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, June 25. Open for review is this 3-bedroom... [Read more]

Don’t want return of airplane noise over Burien? Tell the FAA by Wed. at midnight

Don’t want return of airplane noise over Burien? Tell the FAA by Wed. at midnight

By Jack Mayne If enough residents complain to the Federal Aviation Administration by Wednesday (June 21), there is a chance the return of the automatic cacophony of loud airplanes at all hours buzzing... [Read more]

Burien City Council approves contract 5-2 for Brian Wilson as new city manager

Burien City Council approves contract 5-2 for Brian Wilson as new city manager

By Jack Mayne Burien will have a new city manager on July 10 with the approval of an employment contract for Brian Wilson, former chief of staff and police chief of Federal Way. Two-thirds through the... [Read more]

Burien Starbucks employee Natasha Stapp recognized for saving customer’s life

Burien Starbucks employee Natasha Stapp recognized for saving customer’s life

Story & Photos by Katalia Alexander For many years, our region has been known as a global leader in emergency medical response, with an extremely high heart attack survival rate of 62% in 2013.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 5-BD in Normandy Park & 4-BD Des Moines View!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 5-BD in Normandy Park & 4-BD Des Moines View!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend: The first Open House is in Normandy Park, and will be held this Friday, June... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Premier FC’s Summer Soccer Camps will run July 17-21; register now!

Highline Premier FC’s Summer Soccer Camps will run July 17-21; register now!

July 17–21 8–12 year-olds FULL DAY: 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. 6–12 year-olds HALF DAY: 9 a.m.–12 p.m. WHERE: Chief Sealth Utility Fields, West Seattle COST: $250.00/full day, $130.00/half day (Camp T-Shirt... [Read more]

Possible deal with new City Manager, FAA & taxes on agenda for Mon. Council

Possible deal with new City Manager, FAA & taxes on agenda for Mon. Council

At the next Burien City Council meeting – set for Monday, June 19 at 7 p.m. – expect a possible announcement of a deal with new City Manager Brian Wilson, along with a report from the FAA, discussion... [Read more]

Burien’s 96th annual Independence Day Parade will follow a new route this year

Burien’s 96th annual Independence Day Parade will follow a new route this year

Proudly in its 96th year, the City of Burien’s 4th of July Independence Day parade is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County, and this year it will follow a new route. The parade is also... [Read more]

Sponsored Post COUPON: Enjoy $2.00 off Gumbo at Can’t Stop Smackin’!

COUPON: Enjoy $2.00 off Gumbo at Can’t Stop Smackin’!

Now through the end of June you can enjoy an order of lip smackin’ Gumbo of $2.00 off at Can’t Stop Smackin’ – the home of slow roasted southern BBQ In Normandy Park. Simply click to print,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste wines from Ginkgo Forest Winery this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

Taste wines from Ginkgo Forest Winery this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: A Wine Tasting will be held this Thursday, June 15, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Rom Bar & Theater. Featuring wines from the Ginkgo Forest Winery, Wahluke... [Read more]

Flute Circle meets TONIGHT at El Dorado West Retirement Community

Flute Circle meets TONIGHT at El Dorado West Retirement Community

A ‘Flute Circle’ will meet TONIGHT – Tuesday, June 13 – from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (for FREE) at El Dorado West Retirement Community, located at 1010 SW 134th Street. For more info, call leader... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: What is the Probate Process?

DAL Law Firm: What is the Probate Process?

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Business photograph designed by Pressfoto – Freepik.com What is the Probate Process? At DAL Law Firm, we provide counsel to individuals throughout King County who have... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate Dad this Sunday with Classic Eats Backyard BBQ for just $18.99!

Celebrate Dad this Sunday with Classic Eats Backyard BBQ for just $18.99!

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day this coming Sunday, June 18? Why not stroll through the Car Show, and cap off the afternoon with a bountiful “Backyard BBQ” at Classic Eats... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 2 in Des Moines – Large 5-BD & View Condo

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 2 in Des Moines – Large 5-BD & View Condo

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend in Des Moines: The first Open House will be held on Friday, June 9, Saturday,... [Read more]