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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up 4th of July sky over Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up 4th of July sky over Burien’s Three Tree Point

Courtesy Elston Hill and his wife Jackline come these great photos showing the barge-based fireworks display shot off over Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday night, July 4 (click images to see larger... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Colorful scenes from Burien’s 94th annual 4th of July Parade

PHOTOS: Colorful scenes from Burien’s 94th annual 4th of July Parade

Courtesy Photographer Elston Hill and his wife Jackline come these great photos of Burien’s 94th annual 4th of July Parade, held Saturday afternoon under gorgeous sunny skies in downtown (click images... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: ‘That Lucky Bracelet’ makes impact on kids with needs

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: ‘That Lucky Bracelet’ makes impact on kids with needs

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey Readers! Welcome to Cassidy’s... [Read more]

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

We first posted this video on July 4, 2010, but we love it so much we thought it was worth a rerun on this holiday: Out of the red, white and blue, it occurred to us that our third President, one Thomas... [Read more]

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]

Post-Fireworks Walk-n-Talk will be Sunday

Post-Fireworks Walk-n-Talk will be Sunday

4th of July weekend is full of hustle and bustle, but maybe you’d just like a walk in the park? Ahh, shady trails, quiet conversation and a babbling brook sound pretty nice after the “rockets’ red... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears bats wake up vs Snoqualmie Hurricanes

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears bats wake up vs Snoqualmie Hurricanes

[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]

PHOTOS: Another amazingly beautiful sunset from Burien Thursday night

PHOTOS: Another amazingly beautiful sunset from Burien Thursday night

BTB Contributor Elston Hill sent us more great photos, showing Thursday night’s (July 2) amazingly beautiful sunset, taken from Burien. “Our sunsets are outrageous,” Elston said. “Recently... [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]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass shares her experiences at Camp Korey

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass shares her experiences at Camp Korey

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hello B-town Readers! I’m so sorry... [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]

PHOTOS: Two sunrises show off cloud formations in the skies above Burien

PHOTOS: Two sunrises show off cloud formations in the skies above Burien

BTB Contributor Elston Hill sent us these great photos, showing two different, recent sunrises taken from Burien, looking at the Olympics (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): “Both... [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]

City of Burien seeking applicants for Arts & Culture grants

City of Burien seeking applicants for Arts & Culture grants

Burien’s Arts & Culture funding is on an annual application cycle and is available to individuals, groups and organizations that provide arts and cultural enrichment to the residents of Burien. Applications... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2015 Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2015 Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

Courtesy Dina Hrisko comes these photos from last Sunday’s Discover Burien Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off (click images to see larger versions): People’s Choice Award –... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears win strange game over All-Stars 12-6

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears win strange game over All-Stars 12-6

[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]

Debbie Bianchi’s birds to dance across canvas at Burien Arts Gallery July show

Debbie Bianchi’s birds to dance across canvas at Burien Arts Gallery July show

Lone Ranger by Debbie Bianchi. Free birds will dance across canvasses among fanciful blossoms, trees and landscapes during Burien Arts Gallery’s July exhibit, which will run from July 1 – Aug. 2. Featured... [Read more]

The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival is a Spellbinding Experience

The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival is a Spellbinding Experience

Redondo’s PowellsWood Garden, in collaboration with local storytelling guilds, hosts its fourth annual Storytelling Festival July 24th and 25th with five national storytellers on hand to share... [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]

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]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Late rally by the Highline Bears fails against Seattle Studs

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Late rally by the Highline Bears fails against Seattle Studs

[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]

‘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]

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]

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the full schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the full schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend – this Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21 – at Town Square Park, and here’s the full schedule: SATURDAY, JUNE 20: Town Square Stage,... [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]

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]

PHOTOS: Amazing red Sunset over the Olympics as seen from Burien

PHOTOS: Amazing red Sunset over the Olympics as seen from Burien

Did you see Wednesday night’s amazing red Sunset? Photographer Elston Hill sure did, and he took these great photos from Burien showing the Olympics in all their majesty (click images to see larger... [Read more]