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Sponsored Post Normandy Park Senior Living’s ‘Senior Health & Fitness Day’ is Wednesday

Normandy Park Senior Living’s ‘Senior Health & Fitness Day’ is Wednesday

Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living will be holding a FREE National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 27, from 2 – 4 p.m. Here’s the schedule: 2 – 4 p.m.: Optimal Health... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Bikram Yoga Burien announces FREE Yoga Open House event Saturday, June 6

Bikram Yoga Burien announces FREE Yoga Open House event Saturday, June 6

Welcome returning Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien, who invites all our readers to come discover what’s new in the studio. From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday June 6, guests can participate in classes... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Fun in the sun!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Fun in the sun!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our latest columnist… by Cass Huff Fun in the sun! The school year is... [Read more]

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School will be hosting a 5k Run/Walk around its campus on Sunday, June 7 to benefit Highline Athletics and Activities. Check in will begin at 9 a.m. at Highline Memorial Stadium, with the... [Read more]

2015 Highline Garden Tour will be Saturday, June 13; tickets on sale now

2015 Highline Garden Tour will be Saturday, June 13; tickets on sale now

The Highline Garden Tour offers a look beyond the garden gates and into some of Highline’s most beautiful gardens. The 2015 Highline Garden Tour will be held on Saturday, June 13, and tickets are... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Book Signing & Jazz with Martha Brockenbrough at Page 2 Books Saturday

Book Signing & Jazz with Martha Brockenbrough at Page 2 Books Saturday

Seattle author Martha Brockenbrough (“Devine Intervention,” “The Dinosaur Tooth Ferry”) will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, May 23 at 2 p.m. for a combo Book Signing and Jazz Performance! Come... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: ‘Weirdo’ Artist paints cool new mural on old McMurphy’s Pub

VIDEO/PHOTOS: ‘Weirdo’ Artist paints cool new mural on old McMurphy’s Pub

From our sister site The White Center Blog: If you’ve passed by the old McMurphy’s Pub near where north Burien meets White Center (11069 16th Ave SW), you may have noticed some very stylistic painting... [Read more]

Gregory Heights Elementary PTSA holding fundraiser to build walking path

Gregory Heights Elementary PTSA holding fundraiser to build walking path

The Gregory Heights Elementary PTSA is holding a fundraiser to build a 7-foot wide walking path on the school’s play field, and they’re asking for help. “The Gregory Heights PTSA is... [Read more]

Burien’s Jaclyn Seifert vying for title of Miss Washington’s ‘Outstanding Teen’

Burien’s Jaclyn Seifert vying for title of Miss Washington’s ‘Outstanding Teen’

Jaclyn Seifert, 15, of Burien, will be among 26 young women competing in the Miss Washington’s ‘Outstanding Teen’ (MWOTeen) competition, the “little sister” to Miss Washington and Miss... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien Parks’ video for Wild Strawberry Festival, coming June 20-21

VIDEO: Burien Parks’ video for Wild Strawberry Festival, coming June 20-21

Burien Parks released a new promo video for the 2015 Wild Strawberry Festival, coming to Town Square Park the weekend of June 20-21: Don’t miss this year’s Wild Strawberry Festival, on Saturday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar this Thursday, May 21, from 5–7 p.m.

FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar this Thursday, May 21, from 5–7 p.m.

MAY WINE TASTING ~ “WINES OF ITALY” Thursday, May 21, from 5pm – 7pm! Col de’ Salici Prosecco  Made from 100% estate Glera grapes grown in Conegliano Valdobbiadene. This elegant... [Read more]

Highline Bears Semi-Pro Baseball returns to the Highline Community May 30

Highline Bears Semi-Pro Baseball returns to the Highline Community May 30

On Saturday, May 30 at 7 p.m., the Highline Bears will bring Semi-Pro baseball back to the Highline Community for the first time in over 30 years, when they take on the Snoqualmie Hurricanes at Steve... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s Playwrights Fest’s final two shows continue through May 24

REVIEW: BAT’s Playwrights Fest’s final two shows continue through May 24

At center, Reinhard Heydrich of the SS (Christopher Rodriguez) faces off with Dr. Wilhelm Stuckart (Jim Rogers) at far left in “Dr. Kritzinger’s 12 O’Clock,” written by Jim Snowden and playing... [Read more]

With the cut of a piece of 35mm film, Burien’s new Film Office fades in to action

With the cut of a piece of 35mm film, Burien’s new Film Office fades in to action

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Michael Brunk It all started with this little note I posted on a board at the ‘Economic Development Dialog’ meeting hosted by the City of Burien on Sept.... [Read more]

Fundraiser screening & presentation of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is June 10

Fundraiser screening & presentation of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is June 10

A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Greater Kent Historical Society will be Wednesday night, June 10 at Kent-Meridian High School. Filmmakers... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Big Picture Student experiences great music as Intern at EMP

INTERN’S VIEW: Big Picture Student experiences great music as Intern at EMP

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern To start off, my school – Big Picture High School – is all about non-traditional learning, and that’s one reason I like it. The local... [Read more]

Sponsored Post The new Kayak Bar & Grill is now open and ready with Happy Hour specials

The new Kayak Bar & Grill is now open and ready with Happy Hour specials

Nick Rondos, Owner of the newly-relocated Kayak Bar and Grill – at 635 SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien – wants our Readers to know that they’re doing a “soft opening” and are... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Alafair Antique & Estate Company holding HUGE sale this weekend!

Alafair Antique & Estate Company holding HUGE sale this weekend!

Advertiser Alafair Antique & Estate Company will be holding a HUGE inventory reduction sale this weekend, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday & Saturday, and from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday. “The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Launch Party for Burien Film Office is Thursday at Tin Room

REMINDER: Launch Party for Burien Film Office is Thursday at Tin Room

REMINDER: The City of Burien’s new Film Office will be holding a Launch Party from 5 – 7 p.m. this Thursday, May 14 at the Tin Room Bar & Theater. The program will begin around 6 p.m., and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Tyee/ Evergreen track by 10-year old Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Tyee/ Evergreen track by 10-year old Isabel

Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: Photos and Story by Isabel Herbruger, age 10 Last Friday, May 8, 2015, Highline took on Tyee and Evergreen in the Highline District Track Meet... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA wants you to know that their Summer Camp Registration is Open – your child can play, explore, develop skills and make new friends at the Y this summer! SUMMER REGISTRATION... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Mick Kelly’s closes, will re-open as sports bar under new ownership

B-TOWN BIZ: Mick Kelly’s closes, will re-open as sports bar under new ownership

You may have noticed that, around May 1, Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub – at 435 SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien – closed very quietly, signage was removed, and paper was put up, blocking the windows. A... [Read more]

Councilmember Edgar will dress as ‘Bert the Salmon’ at Mariners game Saturday

Councilmember Edgar will dress as ‘Bert the Salmon’ at Mariners game Saturday

Burien councilmember Bob Edgar will dress up as ‘Bert the Salmon’ at a Seattle Mariners game on Saturday, May 16, to help celebrate Salmon Recovery and recognize and promote the work that... [Read more]

ChoralSounds Northwest’s 30th Anniversary Concert will be May 16 & 17

ChoralSounds Northwest’s 30th Anniversary Concert will be May 16 & 17

ChoralSounds Northwest Encore! 30th Anniversary Concert will be held Saturday May 16 and Sunday May 17 at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien! Here are the details: WHAT: ChoralSounds Northwest Encore!... [Read more]

Authors Sharon Reed-Hendricks & Steve Hendricks at Burien Library May 22

Authors Sharon Reed-Hendricks & Steve Hendricks at Burien Library May 22

Meet Authors Sharon Reed-Hendricks with Steve Hendricks, of “One Man’s Dream, One Woman’s Reality” at the Burien Library on Friday, May 22, at 11 a.m. This is the story of a six-year sailing... [Read more]

PHOTO: Thursday night sunset over Olympic mountains from Burien

PHOTO: Thursday night sunset over Olympic mountains from Burien

BTB Contributor Elston Hill sent us this great photo of Thursday night’s sunset over the Olympic mountains, taken from Burien (click image to see larger version):  Read More →

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Foster track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Foster track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Openings for Burien Arts Gallery May exhibit set for Thursday, Friday

Openings for Burien Arts Gallery May exhibit set for Thursday, Friday

by Becky Knold Openings for Burien Arts Gallery’s May exhibit is set for this Thursday and Friday, May 7 and 8. On Thursday the Burien Arts Gallery features Becky Knold “Abstract by Nature,”... [Read more]